A 17-year-old female asked:
I bent my 1 finger back playing volley and it swelled up and turned purple, now the purple ness is gone and it's been swollen for 6 days/ it's crooked?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Possibly broken: If someone has a finger that looks crooked 1 week after trauma it is very likely broken. If by chance it isn't broken, it is likely there is a torn ligament or a dislocation involved. I would recommend that that person go to the doctor and they most likely will need an xray to see what is going on.
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Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Broken?: Could be broken. Did you get an x-ray when this happened? If not, go for an x-ray.
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Last updated Nov 7, 2016
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