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Swelling in hand after falling.
My granny is 77 year old and fell down on bed. She developed swelling in her left hand and we got the X-rays done at home. Can you please help us what can be done next? How to get temporary relief until we find a doctor tomorrow morning?
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Hey, she has a fracture of the one of the bones of the wrist. She needs to be given a splintage for support. You can roll a newspaper to form a splint n tie it loosely with a cloth piece, from hand till elbow. Give her some analgesics for pain relief n elevate the wrist by keeping it on 2 pillows besides her. In the morning take her to an orthopaedic surgeon.
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Give her Paracetamol for pain relief.
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Do not tie tightly anything over the wrist, remove bangle or any other thread on the forearm as is visible in the photo…if cannot be removed must be cut or broken.
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There's a fracture at the wrist joint. For temporary pain relief give some pain killer and consult near by orthopaedic surgeon for further management.
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