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Broken Arm complications
Broken Arm

Complications could include:

  • Shock is a state of physical shutdown that your body enters shock when there's not enough blood circulating blood. Call 911 if you experience confusion, clammy skin, chest pain, and nausea.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cuts and scratches are areas of damage on the surface of the skin. A cut is a line of damage that can go through the skin and into the muscle tissues below.
    Source:HLCMS
  • When your skin is cut or scraped, you begin to bleed. This is because blood vessels in the area are damaged. Learn how to stop bleeding from bloody noses, scrapes or wounds.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bleeding can refer to blood loss inside the body (internal bleeding) or blood loss outside of the body (external bleeding). It can cause bruising, pain, and symptoms of shock. Too much bleeding can lead to death.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Peripheral neuropathy is a disorder that occurs when your peripheral nerves malfunction because they're damaged.
    Source:HLCMS
  • If left untreated, compartment syndrome can cause lasting damage. Learn more about what causes it and how to treat it.
    Source:HLCMS
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