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A 23-year-old female asked:

I smashed my finger in the car door a week ago,it then turned very blue(almost black)on the tip and front of my finger.why has the swelling not down?

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Dr. Sean Kearney
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Finger fracture?: This crush type injury to the finger may have resulted in a fracture if the distal phalanx (end bone of the finger). This could explain why the swelling/pain persists. Recommend x-rays and evaluation by a healthcare professional

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Last updated Oct 15, 2017

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