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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 594 Questions

Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi i slammed my finger in a door and it got a little black and blue but went away and then its a little numb but i can still feel it and its exactly where i hite it
Doctor :   ok
User :   what should i do is that normal
Doctor :   is there movements in the joints
Doctor :   or soes it pain a lot when u move em
User :   i can move it
User :   no it doesnt hurt anymore
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it is just numb?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest u keep an ice pack on it for an half hour atleast
Doctor :   and also get an x ray done if numbness stays for more than three hours
User :   okay but it has been like this for almost a week
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then get an x ray done to a better idea

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