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Dislocation of finge but no swelling - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   hello, i hurt my finger badly when i was at cheerleading practice and idont know what i did to it
Doctor :  
User :   it is fatter than usual around the middle joint, and i cannot bend it straight
Doctor :  
whats the symptoms now.
User :   under the joint, it is like a reddish color were it bends
User :   i think it might be dislocated
Doctor :  
ok, is htere any swelling?
Doctor :  
when it happened?
User :   no,not yet, but it is really fat.
Doctor :  
did you try relocsating it?
Doctor :  
Ok,there is dislocation
User :   it happened yesterday, and i am too scared it might hurt when i try to
Doctor :  
And may be a hair line fracture also
User :   what does that mean?
Doctor :  
Dont worry,
Doctor :  
Broken bone.
User :   what do i do?
Doctor :  
So go for x ray>
User :   okay
Doctor :  
And you can consult a orthopedician.
User :   but should i try to relocate it?
Doctor :  
Till yhat time you can give cold compression with ice.

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