A 42-year-old member asked:
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how to tell if my finger is sprained?

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Dr. Jason Boyer
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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 case, you likely have a sprain. You can always see your doctor for an exam to be sure.
Answered on Sep 22, 2017
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Dr. Philip Forno
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Sprain: Hi there! If you hit it hard or had it pulled to the side and one of the joints is sore especially to the touch and slightly swollen, chances are it's ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
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Xrays: There is no reliable way to tell without obtaining x-rays.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cohen
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No difference: Does not make a difference. It should get better.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
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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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