A 36-year-old member asked:
What can i do for a finger closed in a car door?
4 doctor answers • 10 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 32 years experience
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Open the door: Just kidding...
A finger in a car door can be very painful and may be associated with an fracture below. If it hurts a lot, is crooked, or is actively bleeding, it should be checked.
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Orthopedic Surgery 16 years experience
X-ray , ice, elevate: To help with the throbbing try ice and holding the finger up in the air to keep the swelling down. If it is painful for more than a day go get an x-ray as you may have a small fracture. If there any cuts apply antibiotic cream.
4.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Hand Surgery 36 years experience
Antiseptic, ice,: elevate. Check to see circulation look goods though can be deceiving Need to check for integrity of skin and the finger nail. X-rays if suspicious for fracture, washed out and sutured if lacerated. Check for tendon motion. Any doubts see a medical provider. If it does not feel or look right don't wait
3.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 50-year-old member asked:
Finger get hit by car door.What to do?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 24 years experience
6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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