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What should I do with a bad jammed finger?

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Dr. Leonard Hubbard
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Jammed finger

Most finger joints remain sore and swollen for some time.
A period of splinting in the straight posisiton for a weeek, accompanied by over the counter napsosyn will usually clear it up.

In brief: Jammed finger

Most finger joints remain sore and swollen for some time.
A period of splinting in the straight posisiton for a weeek, accompanied by over the counter napsosyn will usually clear it up.
Dr. Leonard Hubbard
Dr. Leonard Hubbard
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Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Rest, Motrin, splint

Treatment for a jammed finger includes: rest, cold packs, & elevating that hand up to the chest.
Motrin or Advil (ibuprofen) for 3 days helps reduce the swelling & pain. One can "buddy splint" by taping the injured finger to the finger next to it for a few days. If the pain is severe, the finger crooked, or the range of motion significantly decreased, a primary or orthopedic doctor can evaluate & do an x-ray.

In brief: Rest, Motrin, splint

Treatment for a jammed finger includes: rest, cold packs, & elevating that hand up to the chest.
Motrin or Advil (ibuprofen) for 3 days helps reduce the swelling & pain. One can "buddy splint" by taping the injured finger to the finger next to it for a few days. If the pain is severe, the finger crooked, or the range of motion significantly decreased, a primary or orthopedic doctor can evaluate & do an x-ray.
Dr. Joshua Batt
Dr. Joshua Batt
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: An injury

That requires seeing a hand surgeon if you want to use it again.
Can't be more specific without exam and xrays.

In brief: An injury

That requires seeing a hand surgeon if you want to use it again.
Can't be more specific without exam and xrays.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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