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How Could You Splint A Broken Pinky Finger
Buddy Tape: It depends on where the finger is broken. If there is a fracture of the small finger bones (phalanges) treatment is often as simple as taping the finger to the ring finger. If there is any rotational deformity or articular involvement this must be corrected and occasionally warrants surgical intervention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right pinky finger on bottom hurts but when I put it in a splint it doesn't hurt anymore. Been like this for a while. What could it be?
I dislocated my pinky a week ago and my finger still hurts and I lost a lot of my finger movement. Other than ice and splinting how can I heal faster?
Evaluation: Deformity of a finger following injury should be further evaluated by a physician and in most cases it would be important to at least obtain an xray. ...Read more
Previous ulnar nerve numbness was treated and cured. Now pinky finger hurts but splint makes it feel like new. Is it ulnar or something else?
Pain when I move my pinky and ring finger. I have ra. How should I splint it? Tape? I'd like to tape them together to keep them from moving. Thank you
I snapped the extensor tendon on my pinky finger, I have splinted it for 8 weeks and it is still tender and swollen, is this normal?
Hard to say.: Did you get it x-rayed? Sometimes an initial x-ray does not show a fracture, and it may not be evident on x-ray until a week later. Be sure to get checked again, though. You should be much better than you were the first week or so, if not, something else could be going on. ...Read more
Did i break my pinky finger? It is crooked and swollen but no bruise and very painful had in splint for last 24 hours had pain med but not working
Get an xray: Time to stop speculating ; get evaluation/diagnosis. Go see your family doc who can order an xray to prove whether broken or not. S/he can then discuss appropriate treatment options w/you. But until we have diagnosis, it's no use guessing. ...Read more
I got injured in pinky finger and it got dislocated and fracture .. dislocation is corrected and idoc has put splint for fracture . recovery time ?
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