A 19-year-old female asked:
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can you pull a tendon in your finger?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: and there are MANY of them operating on "pulley like" systems! If you suspect you have one see your Primary Care Provider who may want to refer you to a Hand Specialist! Hope this is helpful Dr Z
Answered on Oct 17, 2018
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes,: Depending on the mechanism of injury, individual finger tendons can completely or partially rupture.
Answered on Apr 30, 2017

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Possibly: however you will need an examination and xray as well as anti inflammatory mediciation.

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