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How to treat a fractured little finger?

i had a fall over curb & broke pinky finger. I had xrays & it s spinted but I also feel that I dislocated upper bone (radius) i think & it s popping in & out xyays did not show break but with extertion (mowing lawn) & several times with pushing or pulling it s doing this. If I wear a support will it heal on it s own?
Tue, 16 Oct 2018
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Hi,

The fracture of a little finger if it is a hairline undisplaced fracture then it can be treated by strapping. The displaced fractures may need a surgical fixation.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Praveen Tayal,
Orthopedic Surgeon
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