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my third finger knuckle has been swollen for 2 months after jamming it in basketball what should i do

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Swollen knuckle inju: You need to see your doctor and have it xrayed.You might have broken your bone or badly bruised it.

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A male asked:
Dr. Andres Taleisnik
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
You : You should see a hand specialist to obtain a diagnosis. It may simply be "sprained" or "jammed" and require no treatment other than passage of time. T ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hildreth
43 years experience Hand Surgery
Initially yes: If your problem is acute ice is the way to go you might also try advil (ibuprofen) r naprosin after 24hrs heat may help if pain persist.... See your ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Swollen injured fing: She need to have it xrayed.If it is broken and shows on xray, then they will put a finger splint and the finger will heal without any complications in ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Needs to be seen: Whether it is an infection, an acute arthritis, or you injured it while sleeping can't be determined from my computer. A visit to a medical care give ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
X-ray: Your doc can see that your get an x-ray and treatment as needed. It would be good for you to get this checked out. Peace and good health.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: The only way to know for sure is to have it x-rayed. Have it checked out as soon as possible, because if it is broken, you want to make sure it heals ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tom Ewing
Dr. Tom Ewing answered
44 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Injury to tendon and: both tendon, ligaments or bones could be damaged. should be evaluated by orthopedist or hand surgeon
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. If the swelling has not ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bad idea: We generally call this "testosterone poisoning disease" although female do occasionally do it too probably broke it / the common one is the little f ... Read More
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