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Bone popped, unable to move wrist, swollen. Is it fractured?

I was playing roller hockey, and felt something pop on the bone that sticks out on the side...I was unable to finish playing, but was feeling better on the way home.....I m able to move my wrist up and down and side to side, but when I twist the wrist inward, I get a pretty bad has been swallon, but not as bad as the first night, I see no bruising at all either, but when I try to use a hand pump soap with that hand only, it becomes very painful, and unable to use just that hand...after reading a lot of things online I m scared to think its fractured, I m able to work and use tools as a electrician, but like I said really only hurts when twisted.....any ideas????
Asked On : Fri, 1 Mar 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Welcome to the forum.
It is due to some inflammation in the wrist which is swollen.
for diagnosis whether it is sft tissue injury or fracture yu shuld get a x-ray done
Therefore, I would suggest that you take a good anti-inflammatory drug. You must also apply hot fomentation along with local analgesic spray in the area of the swelling. If the pain does not subside, then you can also take a painkiller to reduce the symptoms.
If the condition does not improve then I must ask you to visit your physician for an examination.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
You can consult me again directly through my profile
Dr Saurabh Gupta.
Answered: Sat, 2 Mar 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement Dr. Pavan Kumar Chebrolu's  Response
you got distal radio ulnar joint injury it seems, need to take x ray consult orthopaedic surgeon
Answered: Sat, 2 Mar 2013
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