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Broken wrist/cast problems

I broke my wrist two weeks ago, after an operation including 3 pins protruding through the skin i had a cast that was only plaster on one side to allow the side with the pins to swell, i had pain and swelling at the start but all was normal. Yesterday I got my permenant cast on it feels tight and sore around the pins with little electrical(if you know what i mean) sort of pains as the cast is around my whole arm now. Is this normal? Im trying to decide wether to accept it and hope its just cause I only yesterday got the cast on or wether to go back in and get it changed.
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Your cast is too tight and needs to be modified.  It can either be replaced or split to relieve the discomfort.  Return to the doctor's office as soon as possible.
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im not a doc, but have had too many breaks to list.  if you have pins extruding through the skin, why have a cast? cant they use an external fixator?

maybe ask your doc about it.
jt
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I brpke my wrist and I have had three cast put on, and I cannot stand the pain. around by thumb. I thumb has been numb for 6 days. I had my son take it off today. What should I tell My doctor?
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