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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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How to treat wrist pain caused after injury in children?

My son, 11 years old, fell down in soccer 2 days ago and hurt his wrist. There is not swelling, but he says it still hurts when he uses his hand and when he twists his wrist as in opening a bottle. Should he get it xrayed or is it something that will heal on its own?
Fri, 16 Oct 2015
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Hi, I had gone through your question and understand your concerns.there will b channces of fracture if sweeling is kindly do an xray.after lemme know how he is...treatment you can give is jus hot fomentation thrice a day,mild pain killers like tab paracetamol 500mg if severe pain.
rest and lemme know the can take xray.
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