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How can you help heel a jammed or broken finger?
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Dr. Richard Tholen
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Get X-ray and see MD
Proper diagnosis and treatment (splint, tape, or possible surgery) may be necessary for best long-term outcome.
Self-diagnosis and non-treatment often leads to permanent loss of function and later arthritis problems in the damaged digit. The person who treats themself has a fool for a patient.

In brief: Get X-ray and see MD
Proper diagnosis and treatment (splint, tape, or possible surgery) may be necessary for best long-term outcome.
Self-diagnosis and non-treatment often leads to permanent loss of function and later arthritis problems in the damaged digit. The person who treats themself has a fool for a patient.
Dr. Richard Tholen
Dr. Richard Tholen
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2 doctors agree
In brief: I suggest
You see a dr. To determine the damage.

In brief: I suggest
You see a dr. To determine the damage.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Splint and ice
Seek medical care if broken and get appropriate treatment.
If jammed and not broken, then splinting, ice, elevation and gentle range of motion are needed. Don't hesitate to be seen if needed. You need your fingers and all of their function over a lfietime.

In brief: Splint and ice
Seek medical care if broken and get appropriate treatment.
If jammed and not broken, then splinting, ice, elevation and gentle range of motion are needed. Don't hesitate to be seen if needed. You need your fingers and all of their function over a lfietime.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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