A 39-year-old male asked:
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If I broke my middle finger, can their be any complications if I don't go to a dr?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Broken finger: Yes there can be comlications.It is true most of the finger fractures will heal if you do not use the finger.But the treatment is very simple requiring splinting the fingers in most of the cases will be enough to heal the fracture without complications.But if the bones are displace, or you you keep using the finger, there can be mal union and chronic swelling and pain which may require surgery lat
Answered on Dec 19, 2014
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