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How can I treat a sprained pinky?

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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: The pinky blues

How to get rid of the "blues": ice 20 minutes on/20 minutes off during 1st week.
After 1 week, heat or ice, whatever feels better. Arnica. Nsaids like Ibuprofen with food if your stomach's okay. Gentle stretching. If gets worse or not better in 2 weeks, see your doc. Hope your pinky's happy soon!

In brief: The pinky blues

How to get rid of the "blues": ice 20 minutes on/20 minutes off during 1st week.
After 1 week, heat or ice, whatever feels better. Arnica. Nsaids like Ibuprofen with food if your stomach's okay. Gentle stretching. If gets worse or not better in 2 weeks, see your doc. Hope your pinky's happy soon!
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Get an x-ray

You will need and x-ray to see if you have a fracture or if it is just a sprain.
If sprained, you may need to have it immobilized.

In brief: Get an x-ray

You will need and x-ray to see if you have a fracture or if it is just a sprain.
If sprained, you may need to have it immobilized.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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