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Broken Finger? Swollen hurts and bruise behind knuckle. Should I go to the ER? Also when I pull on it it makes a popping noise its been 2 days

Broken Finger? Swollen hurts and bruise behind knuckle. Should I go to the ER? Also when I pull on it it makes a popping noise its been 2 days

Xray: I don't think you have to go to the ER but an xray would be a good idea to rule out a fracture. Especially of the finger you want to be careful as you of course want to retain full function of the finger. ...Read more

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Finger Swelling (Definition)

Finger swelling is a clinical finding in which the tissue around of the finger has retained fluid and is enlarged. This can occur with injury to the finger or with other ...Read more


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I slammed my middle finger in a door it's swollen and bruised and hurts real bad is it broke?

I slammed my middle finger in a door it's swollen and bruised and hurts real bad is it broke?

I don't know.: Medical history, X-ray and physical exam normally can rule in or rule out a fracture & provide an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have been in pain for two days now and it's not stopping soon. My middle finger is swollen and in a lot of pain not red. What could it be?

I have been in pain for two days now and it's not stopping soon. My middle finger is swollen and in a lot of pain not red. What could it be?

Any trauma: My first question any trauma if there is no trauma you might be experiencing some kind of acute arthritis could be gout or rheumatoid arthritis if there is any history of penetrating trauma infection had to be ruled out go and see your doctor they can assure you after careful examination and give you proper treatment good luck ...Read more

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My middle finger is extremely swollen. My finger is also numb, and has a very limited range if motion. It has been like this for the last 4 hours.

My middle finger is extremely swollen. My finger is also numb, and has a very limited range if motion. It has been like this for the last 4 hours.

Infection vs. Edema: If no trauma to finger or arthritis, the finger may have suddenly swelled from disorders such as Angioedema which can be hereditary or due to an allergy and in many cases occur spontaneously. The numbness is often due to the swelling, so that the extremity loses some nerve sensation from the compression. If red, then infection likely and must be treated emergently. Stiffness may be from edema. ...Read more

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Closed trunk door on my middle finger it is very swollen and very very sore, but i can move it. Ice has been on it since its happened & it still hurts?

Closed trunk door on my middle finger it is very swollen and very very sore, but i can move it. Ice has been on it since its happened & it still hurts?

Finger pain: Tough to say without examining the area. You may have a bad bruise/contusion, or you may have a hair line fracture even. If the pain persists, see your dr. For an evaluation and to determine if you need to have any further treatment to the area. Good luck. ...Read more

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The middle knuckle on my middle finger has been swollen for over two months; should I do anything about it? I jammed it when trying to catch a football. The entire finger got really swollen and purple, but it went away after a day or two. The knuckle ho

The middle knuckle on my middle finger has been swollen for over two months; should I do anything about it? I jammed it when trying to catch a football.  The entire finger got really swollen and purple, but it went away after a day or two.  The knuckle ho

As : As noted, you need an proper examination and plain xrays. The possiblities include a fracture of the metacarpal bone underneath that joint or perhaps ligament injuries (either structures called collateral ligaments or saggital hood). Many of these things can be treated easily if diagnosed early -. ...Read more

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