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A 36-year-old female asked:

Finger wont bend after cut. on day 7 of having stitches. cut not on bottom of index finger but on side and top near knuckle closest to hand itself?

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Dr. Richard Thompson
Specializes in Travel Medicine
Needs in-person eval: I am concerned you have an injury to a tendon in the hand. This is potentially a serious problem and needs an urgent evaluation by a medical doctor. You should be seen today(!) by your personal doctor or at an Urgent Care or ER.

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Last updated Feb 20, 2021

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