Sprained Finger?

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  1. B_ScaredLittleBoy

    B_ScaredLittleBoy New Member

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    I hurt my finger today. Hit it accidentally against a stair banister. The finger cracked. Now one index finger is twice the size of the other. The skin also looks...tender/taut (lol). Also my finger is stuck in a sort of bent position and won't flex straight out.

    Should I seek medical attention or leave it, get some cream or what? Could I have dislocated it? Its stuck in a really funny position and if I try to force it to straighten it hurts/won't go.
     
  2. Northland

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    It would benefit you to have it looked at. If there is a hospital or medical facility nearby, go and have it checked out as soon as possible- tonight perhaps.
     
  3. B_ScaredLittleBoy

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    I had my fingers taped together to try and straighten it, that hasn't worked. I had a bath and the [surgical] tape came off. My finger is still chubby and sore, still bent and painful to flex.

    Are there not topical ointments or other things I can buy to help? I don't have a doctor anymore and don't have the time to see one either :redface:
     
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    How's the finger been? Does it keep getting "re-sprained"?
     
  5. B_ScaredLittleBoy

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    lol...its okay. Still slightly bigger than the other but theres no pain and it looks normal :smile:

    Thanks for asking :biggrin1:
     
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    Really think you should see a Medical Person and get it straightened out slb..otherwise rest assured, it will more than likely remain a crooked finger/with constant niggly pain..fr the rest of yr term.
    -altho you say it cracked' yo just never really know!
    Had similar myself/left it for several month,s...no improvement..eventually Dr,..went MAD at me..broke and straightend it..that was years ago...and NO problems since
    Well that was my experience with similar
    enz
     
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    yeah, i had it happen to both ring fingers way back, and it would keep happening over and over and over and... well you know. then I stopped playin' so much hoop ball, now thems is good. they look great too.

    :151:
     
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    What really amazes me is that most of the time people will consult other members here before they go to a doctor.
    I don't know what you're waiting on- do you not want to regain use of the fingers again?
     
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    go to dr
     
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