A member asked:

My pinky is purple and swollen and my pip joint (one in my middle finger hurts)and its very swolen, how do i know if i sprained it, broker, or fracture?

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Dr. Christopher Brown answered

Specializes in Sports Medicine

Pinky pain: An xray would reliable tell if something is fractured. Small swollen bruised finger is a good indication that something may be fractured.

Answered 2/9/2013

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Dr. Benjamin Weisman answered

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Image the finger: Need to see a doctor, to establish whether this is part of iflammatory process/traumatic arthritis.

Answered 10/4/2016

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