A 20-year-old male asked:
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can i sleep with a splint on my finger? i broke the tip.

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Dr. Patty Crocker
30 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Yes: Try to leave the splint alone, keep your hand elevated, clean & dry.
Answered on Sep 12, 2016
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