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If you dislocate your pinky does that mean you'll get arthritis in that finger?
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: Possibly
If a joint is damaged by dislocation it is at a higher risk for arthritis down the road.
Dislocation will cause damage to the ligaments that hold the joint together. It can also damage the cartilage that covers the joint which can make it susceptible to arthritis.

In brief: Possibly
If a joint is damaged by dislocation it is at a higher risk for arthritis down the road.
Dislocation will cause damage to the ligaments that hold the joint together. It can also damage the cartilage that covers the joint which can make it susceptible to arthritis.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
In brief: Pinky bust
Not necessarily. Try and not let it happen again.

In brief: Pinky bust
Not necessarily. Try and not let it happen again.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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