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How to treat swelling of left wrist caused due to an injury?

In December 2014, I tripped and all of my weight landed on my left wrist which caused swelling; however, I still had movement and the use of my hand fingers, so I did not seek medical assistance. I did use ice compacts until the swelling subsided. Now my skin on that area is darker than normal, and sometimes itches. Will my wrist be okay?
Mon, 13 Apr 2015
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You need to see a Doctor to rule out Malunion after a fracture or is it soft tissue swelling ok, So if fracture needs appropriate treatment & if it is a soft tissue swelling like Ganglion also needs surgery, without examining very difficult to come to a conclusion
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