Top
10
Doctor insights on: Bone Finger Will Affect Other Fingers

Share
1

1
If I break a bone in one finger, will it affect other fingers too?

If I break a bone in one finger, will it affect other fingers too?

Yes: If the finger break is not well aligned, it will certainly affect the other fingers. When finger fractures are poorly set, the finger can actually overlap with the adjacent fingers and compromise overall hand function. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


3

3
Is it possible for you to chip a bone in your finger?

Is it possible for you to chip a bone in your finger?

Yes: A chip fracture is common after some sort of injury. Often this is called an avulsion fracture as its usually a ligament pulling off a small piece of bone. Get an xray to make sure, you may need treatment. ...Read more

5

5
Abnormality in growth of second last finger of bone...how it could be solved?

Abnormality in growth of second last finger of bone...how it could be solved?

Growth differences: can be congenital or aquired. Advice on resolution, if possible or if needed depends much upon the cause and the symptoms. Small differences in length or angulation of a single finger typcially are not impairing, however ruling out a cause and finding out why something is the way it is makes good sense. Usually an exam followed by an xray if indicated is the first step in finding out. ...Read more

6

6
How do I heal a chipped bone in my finger?

How do I heal a chipped bone in my finger?

Depends: Like real estate, location is so important. Depends on the injury type, location, and nature of problem. I would consult a hand surgeon to help determine what the best way to help you heal. Sometimes it's okay to leave tiny fragments alone too, as long as it does not affect the function of the finger. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
How to reset a broken finger bone?

How to reset a broken finger bone?

Seek hand surgeon: for a broken finger you really want to see a hand specialist to avoid any possible injury to the bones, joints or there structures from the fracture. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Bone spur on a finger? I thought only heels got spurs?

Bone spur on a finger? I thought only heels got spurs?

Likely bony spur.: Bony spurs develop as one gets older, from wear and tear on joints, etc. These are bony projections that form along joint margins. This can also happen in the neck and spinal column. Spurs can also appear on the feet, along toes, the heel, as well as on the hands. In extreme cases bone spurs have grown along a person's entire skeletal structure. They're important since they can be near nerves. ...Read more

9

9
I have a chipped a bone in my finger. Will I need surgery?

I have a chipped a bone in my finger. Will I need surgery?

Maybe: Some finger fractures do require surgery. I would consult a orthopaedic surgeon as soon as can be arranged. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer