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How to heal knuckle injury?

The other day, I was really angered and punched my wall. I was in horrible pain for days after that and a week later and my knuckle STILL hurts. My pinky knuckle. I can move it, but it still hurts when I put any pressure on it. There s also a bump/lump right below the knuckle. What does that mean?
Sat, 12 Jan 2019
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There will be a contusion.

Fracture is unlikely.

Consult an orthopedician and get evaluated. An X-ray is required for further assessment.

Hope I have answered the question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Dr. Shinas Hussain,
General & Family Physician
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