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What could be done about a sprained finger that is severely bruised?

Consider a fracture. Severe bruising from a finger sprain heightens my concern for an avulsion fracture or a tear of a ligament or tendon. Simple sprains only need to be splinted for short time. Persistent symptoms should be evaluated by a physician. Better yet, have it checked now to rule out these more serious causes. Read more...
Splint or buddy tape. If you have an injured finger and the xray is negative you should immobilize it for minor injuries, i would buddy tape the finger to the adjacent one for more significant finger sprains or injuries, i would use an aluminum splint limit activities until symptoms resolve. Read more...