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Fractured left distal phalanx 3 weeks after accident in splint still bruied swollen ok to move from time to time with splint off

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Dr. Milton Mintz
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After 3 weeks: It should be healing. See pcp for for further exams if swelling persists.
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Ask the question of: Your treating surgeon, as he has seen the xray. We will not be able to advise anything without seeing the position of the fragments of the fx. Do yourself a favor by checking with her/him. Good luck.

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Last updated Jan 14, 2014

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