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I sprained my 2 metacarpal finger 6 days ago and the doc told me to take the ace off every 6-8 hour, now it feels worse and like knives digging in.?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
MCP sprain: Could be tendonitis, sprain, sensory neuritis, carpal tunnel. Check with orthopedic surgeon for x-ray and possible additional bone injury. May need additional protection or treatment.
Dr. Michael Michaels
Urology 53 years experience
Go back: Go back to your doctor to be checked.S/he may treat you or refer you to a hand surgeon. Hope you get well soon.

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Last updated Aug 17, 2014

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