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A 33-year-old member asked:

Fractured a bone at the base of my pinky finger. what can i do to heal it?

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Dr. Gustavo Galante
A Verified Doctoranswered
38 years experience
See your doctor.: Gnerally, a fracture needs to be immobilized, and the length of time depends on which bone, the location on the bone, and the time since injury. At times surgery may be necessary. You should seek the consultation of your doctor and/or orthopedic hand surgeon for best advice.
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