A 44-year-old member asked:
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how to tell if i sprained or jammed my finger?

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Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience Internal Medicine
No difference: Does not make a difference. It should get better.
Answered on Jan 16, 2013

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Pain and motion: A sprain would mean that the joints of the finger are not unstable but that they are sore and have decreased motion after an injury. If this is the ... Read More
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Finger: Following injury, if swelling, pain or discomfort, with limited range of motion, need an x-ray.
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Dr. David Trettin
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Get an xray: Impossible to say w/ out an examination and x-rays.Best of luck!

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