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    Weeks ago I was thrown on the ground by someone and my wrist got hurt. I thought it would heal after a day but it got worse. It's sore whenever I put weight on it.
    I can't bend it back at right angles which I could before and I really rely on my wrist for all my hobbies and I can't get to the hospital this month due to the bloody exams, eeeeek. It is mainly sore to the left part of my right hand, where you follow the index finger down to the wrist.
    What is it, what to do?
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    maybe you could have fractured it and it hasn't healed properly. i spent a week walking around with a broken wrist without realising so it is possible because after the initial pain it just feels like you've banged it.

    i really really recommend you go to the hospital or doctors. my friend "bruised" her fingers, she wasnt in too much pain and they werent too swollen, but when she went to the hospital she'd actually broken them.
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    Meh leave it. If they are broken then they will heal. A doctors not going to do anything to make it heal any quicker. They will just take x-rays and you will be a whinging nancy who cost the NHS £500 it didn't need to spend.
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    (Original post by SciFi25)
    Meh leave it. If they are broken then they will heal. A doctors not going to do anything to make it heal any quicker. They will just take x-rays and you will be a whinging nancy boy who cost the NHS £500 it didn't need to spend.
    But if the bones heal up in the wrong place then that could be bad surely- isn't that the whole point of putting things in plaster- so they heal up in the right position?

    Ruthie xx
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    How are you going to do your exams with a bad wrist though?!

    You really should go to hospital or at least the doctors, as wrists can be hard to heal and you need them for everything so you don't want any problems.

    Rest it as much as possible, and perhaps get a tubigrip to support it, although you can get em on prescription if you don't pay.

    And get off the computer now!
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    scifi not much use there but I'll leave it then go the hospital after my exams.
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    (Original post by Daibhidh)
    Weeks ago I was thrown on the ground by someone and my wrist got hurt. I thought it would heal after a day but it got worse. It's sore whenever I put weight on it.
    I can't bend it back at right angles which I could before and I really rely on my wrist for all my hobbies and I can't get to the hospital this month due to the bloody exams, eeeeek. It is mainly sore to the left part of my right hand, where you follow the index finger down to the wrist.
    What is it, what to do?
    Recently I fell very hard on my wrist after having too much wine and trying to kick one of my mates (not for real :rolleyes: ) and I ended up FLAT on my face, the only thing that stopped my teeth from being knockd out was my hand/wrist!!

    Like you, my wrist was very painful for over a month, however!! it's feeling back to normal now, so all you can do is be patient and it will heal in time.
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    (Original post by Daibhidh)
    scifi not much use there but I'll leave it then go the hospital after my exams.
    No! Go now!

    If you want to know what happens when wrists don't heal properly then read my other posts about it. But I have a gap in my bone where it hasn't grown, and it is very painful
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    It doesn't hurt to type or use a moose. If I wear this wrist protector for cycling I can climb mount everest with the wrist. I have no time for the doctors at the moment and I don't want to waste their time. 2 months ago I had an appointment and forgot about it aswell.
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    (Original post by Daibhidh)
    Weeks ago I was thrown on the ground by someone and my wrist got hurt. I thought it would heal after a day but it got worse. It's sore whenever I put weight on it.
    I can't bend it back at right angles which I could before and I really rely on my wrist for all my hobbies and I can't get to the hospital this month due to the bloody exams, eeeeek. It is mainly sore to the left part of my right hand, where you follow the index finger down to the wrist.
    What is it, what to do?
    seeing as its been a problem for so long you should get it checked out - if you do't want to wait for ages in a&e then you could go to your gp who will refer you to xray. You'll get an xray appointment, you turn up, they take the ray, you go home, no waiting in hosp for ages required
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    Can you go to your GP with a list of problems you have and they'll talk all them through?

    go in a say, wrist, verrucas, hair, clicking toes....
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    or......you cold call NHS Direct and get some over the phone advice
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    All the girls saying GO TO A&E BEFORE YOU DIE! OMG!!!11

    be a man, cope with an aching wrist, its not broken, TRUST ME!!

    you will only be wasting valuble NHS resources on xrays/doctor fees etc watever, and to top you'll be waiting 7 hours to be told it's sprained! :eek:
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    (Original post by LonelyDogsBite)
    All the girls saying GO TO A&E BEFORE YOU DIE! rofl how pathetic.

    be a man, cope with an aching wrist, its not broken, TRUST ME!!

    you will only be wasting valuble NHS resources on xrays/doctor fees etc watever, and to top you'll be waiting 7 hours to be told it's sprained! :eek:
    if you don't get it seen too and it is broken it could have some serious consequences...................i ts better to waste a couple of hours to confirm a sprain than find out it is broken ages down the line
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    (Original post by LonelyDogsBite)
    All the girls saying GO TO A&E BEFORE YOU DIE! OMG!!!11

    be a man, cope with an aching wrist, its not broken, TRUST ME!!

    you will only be wasting valuble NHS resources on xrays/doctor fees etc watever, and to top you'll be waiting 7 hours to be told it's sprained! :eek:
    No, I live with a very painful wrist and I don't want everyone else to suffer as I have because IT HURTS.

    (Original post by Daibhidh)
    Can you go to your GP with a list of problems you have and they'll talk all them through?

    go in a say, wrist, verrucas, hair, clicking toes....
    Yes, you can. You might wanna write it down so you don't forget it, and say at the start you have a few things so they don't print you off a prescription for each one separetly.
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    (Original post by JackieS)
    if you don't get it seen too and it is broken it could have some serious consequences...................i ts better to waste a couple of hours to confirm a sprain than find out it is broken ages down the line
    by which time it will have healed by itself11 :rolleyes: FULL OF WIMPS!
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    (Original post by ruthiepoothie)
    But if the bones heal up in the wrong place then that could be bad surely- isn't that the whole point of putting things in plaster- so they heal up in the right position?

    Ruthie xx
    Most of the bones I have broken are not in the 'right' position, but who is to say what is right or wrong??
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    (Original post by Daibhidh)
    scifi not much use there but I'll leave it then go the hospital after my exams.
    I was completly useful, I stopped you being a whinging nancy. Surely thats a good thing, unless you are a whinging nancy?
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    If she had only hurt it a couple of days ago and it was still sore then I would suggest waiting a while, but for it to still be hurting is not normal................
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    (Original post by LonelyDogsBite)
    by which time it will have healed by itself11 :rolleyes: FULL OF WIMPS!
    Precisely. Hell I have dislocated my shoulder twice and put it back in myself. No problems whatsoever. Doctors are next to useless unless you want a strepsil.
 
 
 
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