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why does my pinky finger hurt

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Makowiec
27 years experience Hand Surgery
See a hand surgeon: Stabbing a finger can be a potentially worse injury than it seems. There are numerous structures (tendons, nerves, blood vessels, joints and ligament ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Raven
24 years experience Hand Surgery
More detail: It is difficult to make recommendations to someone with a hand condition without evaluating them. It is impossible to do so without any detailed info ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Shybut
17 years experience Sports Medicine
Orthopedic/Hand Doc: Make an appointment with an orthopedic surgeon, ideally one who specializes in hand surgery. He/she will examine your finger, obtain x-rays to determ ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
35 years experience General Surgery
See Physical Therapy: Perform rehab to strengthen the finger, joints and muscles again.
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unrelated: The bent pinky fingers are a genetic trait. You likely have an unrelated injury or process.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Possible fracture.: It sounds like you really, really hurt it! See your doc or go to an urgent care for an x-ray to be sure it is not broken. Sooner is better For now, ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Makowiec
27 years experience Hand Surgery
Need more info: Not enough information here. Was there trauma or an injury to the finger? Did it start spontaneously? Is there any swelling or pain at rest? Which ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Makowiec
27 years experience Hand Surgery
See a professional: If you truly have or are suspicious that you have retained glass in your small finger and it is painful, you should seek medical attention. I would r ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends: While most finger injuries especially in sports are sprains especially at the pip joint. However, if there is a large amount of swelling and limitat ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
18 years experience Family Medicine
Finger pain: It is important to get an xray of your finger to check for a fracture which may not be healing correctly.

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