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Difficulty in clenching the hand, moving the fingers. Had bleeding from the knuckles due to scraping post a fall. Cause?

i fell on concrete stairs 4 days ago on tuesday during school, between my middle and index finger nuckles was bleeding alittle from the scrape and then it started to bruise . my bruise started to change color it was getting better but then a few days later it went back to the same color and i also can t clench my hand but i can move my fingers gently not hard. is my knuckles broken or something else?
Asked On : Wed, 20 Jun 2012
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Sports Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hi Julien,

I hope your hand has improved.
The symptoms you described could result either from a soft tissue injury or fracture.
However you would expect the effects from a soft tissue injury to settle fairly quickly.
Certainly if bruising and weakness persist, this should be checked out further with a view to possible x-ray.

Answered: Sat, 30 Jun 2012
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