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Tendon rupture in the Hand. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   how u doing DOC?
Doctor :   Very well I need to ask u about that .
Doctor :   Tell me ..
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User :   ok, i wringed my hand wen usin a bat, most of it has gotten better but i feel something in the anatomical snuff box wen i put pressure on it
Doctor :   Ok.. and then the tendons pain is it..
User :   idk
User :   yea
Doctor :   ok..
User :   from last year i got it
Doctor :   Can you tell me those details that i have asked for..
Doctor :   ok..
User :   ok
User :   will it get better?
Doctor :   Certainly it will bythe time ..
Doctor :   there might have been a tendon Rupture and that is causing the delay in healing since there might have not
Doctor :   Have been sufficient rest
Doctor :   Hence there is pain even now..
User :   from last yr sept?
Doctor :   Yes need some Medications and Immobilization..For the pain to subside..
User :   then is it a must that itll get better?
User :   im only 19
Doctor :   With sufficient rest it will be..
Doctor :   Since it will need Complete Immobilization..
User :   if i just leave it and forget ab it will it naturally come back
User :   bcus everytime i think ab it i keep pestin it
Doctor :   No it may not since it will require some immobilization..
Doctor :   that can be attained by complete rest and not by moving..
User :   i hardly feel it only wen i force my hands back
Doctor :   ok..
User :   so i can just leave it?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   i only wanted to know that it wont affect me for the rest of ma life
User :   i wouldnt be happy
User :   do u reccommend anything
Doctor :   I would only recommend complete rest for the hand with a sprain band for a period of 1 - 2 wks
Doctor :   Most of these will set right with complete rest
User :   most?
User :   dont they all get better?
Doctor :   rest is most imp
Doctor :   I cannot comment on fracture or liganmene injuried
Doctor :   which are managed with xray
User :   i did an x ray
User :   no fracture
Doctor :   Did you see a doc?
User :   yea
Doctor :   and if yes what is his opinion
User :   he told me the same
User :   rest
Doctor :   Thats exactly
User :   but that was early this yr
Doctor :   O
Doctor :   so you might not answered it with the rest that the doc was mentioning
Doctor :   which is most important
Doctor :   the rest at the acute episode is more imp to relieve the swelling and settle down the inflammation
Doctor :   other wise it is gonna create further probs
Doctor :   like these
Doctor :   What do you mean by the early this yr
Doctor :   are you dhr
User :   yea
Doctor :   Please fill this feed back form that i send, and do inform me when done.
User :   here
Doctor :   I hope you have got wanted to say to you
Doctor :   What do you mean by the early this yr
User :   say around december
Doctor :   Its long then
Doctor :   The swelling is not settled yet
Doctor :   i hope
User :   there was no swellin even wen i got the injury
User :   just wringed the wrist
Doctor :   I mean to say the swelling of the nerve and lig
Doctor :   internally
User :   i dont say any swells
Doctor :   anyways i would say now is to get the band tied for more weeks and hot fomentation
Doctor :   with complete rest
Doctor :   and better follow up with the Orthopedicin
Doctor :   who may advice you to go for a physio or chiro
User :   huh?
User :   is it that bad
Doctor :   It is not bad it is feeling of disconfort
User :   oh
User :   but its something thats not permanent, right?
Doctor :   yes
User :   thanx for everything
Doctor :   ok bye
Doctor :   Good day
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