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i recently jammed my finger and i can't pop it back. i have a game tomorrow and need to be able to use it. (it's a really important game) what should?

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Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Joint dislocation: You might have dislocated a small joint in the finger or had a tendon injury, go to the nearby emergency room to have it checked out. Your finger is also really improtant

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