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Swelling, discoloration on the distal phalanges of ring finger after injury, pain with icing. Serious?

I hit my left ring finger on the distal phalange with a hammer. The intense pain faded quickly but the swelling has continued to get worse in the last 8 hours. There is discoloration which is getting darker. The finger has feeling and good range of motion . Icing it causes pain, 8 out of 10. How concerned should I be about the swelling tonite?
Asked On : Sun, 11 Mar 2012
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Take some antiinflammatory drugs
Answered: Wed, 11 Apr 2012
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