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How would you tell the difference if you sprained your finger or if you broke your finger?
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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: Xrays
There is no reliable way to tell without obtaining x-rays.

In brief: Xrays
There is no reliable way to tell without obtaining x-rays.
Dr. Barry Waldman
Dr. Barry Waldman
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Dr. Eran Kessous
Sports Medicine
In brief: Hard to say
Many times your response to sprains and breaks in the fingers is similar. You should see your doctor for further evaluation.
If the finger is swollen and hard to move because of pain, and especially if there is a lot of bruising, you should get an xray.

In brief: Hard to say
Many times your response to sprains and breaks in the fingers is similar. You should see your doctor for further evaluation.
If the finger is swollen and hard to move because of pain, and especially if there is a lot of bruising, you should get an xray.
Dr. Eran Kessous
Dr. Eran Kessous
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