What are the symptoms of a closed fracture?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Most people who experience a closed fracture will have pain, bruising, and swelling. Other symptoms might include being unable to move the area or having an abnormal bend or twist in the limb. Some people hear a snap or crack when the break occurs.

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