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Injury to the finger - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-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 while doing a dance move that i do and now the middle joint is fatter than usual and i cannot bend it straight or all the way down.
Doctor :   Whats your age and gander?
User :   i am 18 and i am a female
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it could a dislocation or a fracture
User :   and under the joint on the other side where it bends it is a reddish color
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats a haemotoma or blood clot inside the skin.
User :   but it looks bruised
User :   like a red bruise
Doctor :   ok
User :   what should i do
Doctor :   if therre is swelliung go for ice compressions
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