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A 27-year-old female asked:

Babys hand crushed in door. her pinky knuckle looked squished in and there was instantly a deep purple bruise on ring finger. swollen now but playful.

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Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
Watch digit use: You can just watch. Generally if an infant guards or refuses to use the injured part further evaluation is definitely warranted. 1 concern would be if there is an injury to the growth plate. Kids are very resiliant and learn to adapt. I would watch overall use.
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