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Do I need to see a doctor if I have sprained finger?

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David Miller
Family Medicine
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In brief: How do you know?

How do you know it's sprained? Sprains tend to look and feel very much broken bones.
If you suspect you have a sprained finger, it is worth getting it checked out to make sure there isn't a small fracture.

In brief: How do you know?

How do you know it's sprained? Sprains tend to look and feel very much broken bones.
If you suspect you have a sprained finger, it is worth getting it checked out to make sure there isn't a small fracture.
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Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine

In brief: Always best

It is always best to confirm the diagnosis by seeing a doctor. Proper treatment can also be discussed.
There are many examples of people assuming they had a simple sprain that turned out to be something worse. Better safe than sorry...

In brief: Always best

It is always best to confirm the diagnosis by seeing a doctor. Proper treatment can also be discussed.
There are many examples of people assuming they had a simple sprain that turned out to be something worse. Better safe than sorry...
Dr. Brian Chimenti
Dr. Brian Chimenti
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