Patient Comments: Broken Finger - Diagnosis

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Describe the tests that led to a diagnosis of a broken finger. Submit Your Comment

Comment from: digitless, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: March 21

I had bruising, swelling, numbness, and a strange dimple in the pad of my finger. The hospital took x-rays that confirmed a broken finger tip under the nail bed area.

Comment from: Zack, 7-12 Male (Caregiver) Published: January 13

I had an x-ray, but the finger was very swollen and I was unable to move it, so I suspected it was broken.

Comment from: Broken-hearted , 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: August 27

My broken pinky and ring fingers healed crooked and now I’m debating whether to have them re-break and pinned or try therapy or bracing with sticks to realign them. Unfortunately I need to work and my hands are my tools as a massage therapist.

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