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I hurt my finger two months ago and it still hurts as well as not being able to straighten fully

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Have it medically: assessed to rule out fracture, injury to tendons, ligaments, joints. Take care.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Fox
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ligament Tear: Even if you had negative x-rays, ligaments tears can cause joint instability that can cause continuing pain. See your doctor regarding appropriate sp ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: You may have torn a tendon.See an orthopedic doctor.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
May have dislocated: The finger, which either self reduced or was done in the er. These do take up to 6 months to heal and for the swelling/discomfort to go down. Unless y ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Start over: You "hurt" your finger? Caught in car door? Dropped cinder block on it? What? If you are in distress see a Dr.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: HIV is transmitted via bodily fluids, so unless the sewing needle had bodily fluids on it from an HIV patient, you will not get HIV from it.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Nerve stretch: You may have stretched or bruised the nerve. Massage, warm soaks can help. If no change, see a hand surgeon.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joe Lee
Dr. Joe Lee answered
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Finger: It could be a finger sprain. It's not clear how it was injured. Did something fall on it or did you fall or did something else happen? When did it hap ... Read More
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Dr. Marcus Roux
20 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Check range of motio: Sounds as though may have sprained the middle or PIP joint of finger. ( jammed finger). Check your range of motion. If can fully extend and flex wit ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fracshured?: Depending on the mechanism of injury, it may be a simple contusion or a fracture (i.e. Broken). The greater the amount of violence at the time of inj ... Read More

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