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broken or bruised finger

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
See doc: See your doctor to have this evaluated.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
36 years experience Hand Surgery
You can't: You need an x-ray to tell. If finger is sore and swollen get it checked out with an x-ray. Sometimes there is a small fracture that could lead to a b ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 years experience Sports Medicine
bruise: Usually, but not always. Depends on whether bleeding has occurred.
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Not necessarily: A bruise usually appears from torn blood vessels. If you have had a mild sprain, there may be pain and swelling without any bruising
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Protect it...: There is not much to do. I am at a loss as to how a hangnail could be associated with a bruised finger without some underlying trauma, that you did no ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Med Eval: Self- diagnosis is not a good approach. Medical history, X-ray and physical exam normally can rule in or rule out a fracture & provide an accurat ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Unexplained bruising: Bruising for no reason can have several causes. Some serious. You need to be checked. Stop the mefename for now, because it can increase bleeding/b ... Read More
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Finger: The finger may not be broke, However could be other trauma to ligaments or tendon. If you are having trouble with function get rechecked.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Sexual play: It would be very hard for your partner to be able to even reach your cervix during fingering. So , this question seems like you may be meaning somethi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
52 years experience General Surgery
No: You should bother to go to your doctor and be checked out.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Consider a fracture: Severe bruising from a finger sprain heightens my concern for an avulsion fracture or a tear of a ligament or tendon. Simple sprains only need to be ... Read More
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