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Dayton, TX
A 16-year-old male asked:

Was playing basketball , and my finger got jammed after a pass. its swollen, cant bend it, bruised in the middle (purple), and stiff.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
See doctor: You have broken a bone in your finger and may need x-ray examination. It would be prudent to see a doctor for an evaluation. If you do not have a doctor, go the emergency room of a nearby hospital. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Last updated Feb 24, 2018

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