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A 39-year-old female asked:

Pinky finger is swollen & painful. don't remember injuring it. x-ray showed a fragment but bone looks normal. could this be a blood clot? i'm worried.

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
May be dactylitis: You need a diagnosis and may need to see a rheumatologist. Swelling can be joint but if itis whole finger thia may be dactylitis and may suggest a morwe systemic problem, Do you have psoriasis or other medical problems.
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