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I think I fractured my scaphoid bone. I was hit up against a wall by a horse. At first I thought I was ok, but now I can barely move it.

I can barely flatten my hand or make a fist. Flexing it is hard to. Its been a week and no improvement. Do you think its fractured? Should I get checked?

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Absolutely! The swelling occurs to prevent movement, adding to further injury. If your insurance requires a referral, see your family Dr. If not, go directly to the ER.

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No one's going to tell you to not get checked. It's your body, if you think something's wrong then it probably is.

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really you got to go to a doctor before it get worst

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Yes you should go to your doctor and have a treatment. dont make it too long.

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Only a x-ray can reveal if there is a fracture. If it's not getting better after a week you should consult a doctor asap.

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