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Whats the best remedy for a jammed finger?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: Get it checked and
Splint if there no fracture and body tape to the other finger, use Motrin as well , it take about six weeks to heal.

In brief: Get it checked and
Splint if there no fracture and body tape to the other finger, use Motrin as well , it take about six weeks to heal.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Be seen
I would probably be seen for an xray just to make sure there is no fracture.
If it is not broken, but just "jammed" then ice and early motion can potentially help. If motion is painful then buddy taping it to the other finger can sometimes help.

In brief: Be seen
I would probably be seen for an xray just to make sure there is no fracture.
If it is not broken, but just "jammed" then ice and early motion can potentially help. If motion is painful then buddy taping it to the other finger can sometimes help.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Ice splint move
Ice is a great start.
A second thing is splinting. If you are swollen even if you do not have a fracture a bruise to the joint will casue swelling in the joint. the joint tends to stay bent at about 45 degrees because the joint capsule's maximum volume is at about that degree of bending. The swollen tissue and fluid "pushes" the joint into that position finally when swelling goes down... motion

In brief: Ice splint move
Ice is a great start.
A second thing is splinting. If you are swollen even if you do not have a fracture a bruise to the joint will casue swelling in the joint. the joint tends to stay bent at about 45 degrees because the joint capsule's maximum volume is at about that degree of bending. The swollen tissue and fluid "pushes" the joint into that position finally when swelling goes down... motion
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Splinting
Make sure it is not broken.

In brief: Splinting
Make sure it is not broken.
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
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