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A 39-year-old member asked:

I hurt my finger about 2 days ago it's swollen and when i try to close my hand my elbow hurt could i have fractured it?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Yes you could: You need to have it checked and only xrays will show if it is broken or not.So see your doctor or go to er.
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