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A 28-year-old female asked:

why is my middle finger swollen?

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Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Need moreinfo: Trauma,overuse,jammed,infection,arthritis,etc.Not alot of info given,repost with more info
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Agree with Dr. K: If it is not red, and not painful, try to keep you hand elevated, even at night and see if that helps. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests.

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