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Experience:  Board Certified NP, MS, RN. 25 years private practice & hospitalist
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I broke my wrist on the 24th of last month. a splint was put

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I broke my wrist on the 24th of last month. a splint was put on it but I have yet to be able to see a doctor. my wrist is very swollen getting discolored and very painful.
JA: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?
Customer: since I broke it
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no at this time
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 1 month ago.

It's time to see the orthopedist. It's been more than 10 days. They probably won't be able to cast it due to the swelling, but only the orthopedist can say that for sure. However, the pain should be getting better, not worse.

Please let me know what other questions you have about this.

Kind regards,

Schuyler

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Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 1 month ago.
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