Finger joint fracture

Common Questions and Answers about Finger joint fracture

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Hi, I have a very small fr<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>cture(confirmed by x ray) an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> my lan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>tle <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> on my right hand and am wondering about healing time. I have had an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> strapped to a buddy an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> about 4 weeks now. There is still a small amount an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> pain, but I am very aware an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> how much strength I am losing in my an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran>. I am due to start a Masters in universan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>y playing violin in 5 weeks so need to start rehabilan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>ation an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran> as soon as possible, but don't want to further injure the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran>.
Hi The Boxer’s fractures are treated by immobilizing the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan> using a variety an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> splints, a cast, or taping techniques. “Buddy-taping” involves taping the lan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>tle <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> to the ring <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> typically takes four to six weeks an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> the fracture to heal and therean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>afteran> some an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>morean> time to regain motion and strength. You should contact your doctor or go to the emergency department an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>cause you have developed signs and symptoms which might indicate infection or some other complication.
I was diagnosed wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h an avulsion fr<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>cture an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> the PIP <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>joint</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> on the middle <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> (less an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thanan> 30%) wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h a lot an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> bruising. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>afteran> 2.5 weeks an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> straight buddy splinting to the ring an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran> I was advised by my family physician to remove the splint and move the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran>. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> is very stiff and the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan> swelling has not subsided. The an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan> seems to swell an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>morean> wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h movement and turns an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>redan>. The an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran> is straight. How long does the swelling and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>redan>ness remain?
I heard a really loud crack in the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>joint</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> lan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>tle <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> and terrible pain. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> lasted only an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> a while but now when I touch the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> has some mild tenderness and when I try to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>nd an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> at certain point I can feel slight pain. There wasn't any swelling, at least not noticeably. So I'm just wondering an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>cause there was an incident wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h stubbing toe and now I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>lieve I cracked an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> then (several years ago).
I'm 57 and developed arthran style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>is in the last few months. My right pinkie an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran> has swollen to the point that an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> looks and feels like an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>'s broken. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>'s the middle an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>tween the hand knuckle and the nail knuckle. There's now a lump or "knob" where an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> feels broken. I even have to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> careful drying my hands an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>cause if I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>get to "guard" the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan> and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>nd or twist the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran> accidentally, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>'s very painful.
I jammed my <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> a few weeks ago and the swelling went down in all but the top <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>joint</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> my an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran>. Is an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> stilled jammed or is there something esle wrong wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h my an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan>.
When a patient complains an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> “ankle pain,” the most common differential diagnosis includes the following three common etiologies, Ligament injury, achilles tendonan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>is or ankle fr<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>cture. Where is the pain exactly if you have to point out wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h an index <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>? When did the pain actually an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>gin and what were you doing at the time? Do you experience any locking or catching or giving away in your ankle? Did you ever have surgery on ankle?
When i woke up, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>'s stiffer an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>thanan> I think an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> should an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> and there is a ring an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> swelling around the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>joint</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>, especially around the upper part an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>joint</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. I'm fairly confident that the bones aren't broken. I am just worried about a an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan> injury. Should the swelling an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>m a ring around the knuckle?
I also buddy taped an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>. Now, two days later, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> is still swollen and the middle <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>joint</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> my index <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> hurts. I can only an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>nd an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> about halfway an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>gins feeling stiff and hurts. I am not sure if an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> is just a jammed an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran> or a sprain or is there a fracture or an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>dislocationan>?
My problem is that now an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> looks as if there is no cartilage in the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>joint</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>, the tip an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> my <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> is an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an>fset and shorter. I am always in constant pain and the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> doesn’t an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>nd at all now. I’m going to see a different surgeon, but I’m wondering if an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> is even worth an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>? I can feel the bone on bone cracking anytime I try to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>nd an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> and I just want the pain to end.
if you don't have insurance, go see your local county health clinic, they an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an>ten charge patients according to their abilan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>y to pay (sliding scale) the risk an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> not getting treated is lifelong pain in that <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>joint</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> from complications from a fr<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>cture
The 2nd surgery (july 2011 at a different hospan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>al!) was a arthrodesis an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> my left pinky end <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>joint</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> to fix the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>dislocationan> (the fr<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>cture healed on an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>s own). Now I have a pin in my an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran>. The pin is only visable on an x-ray as an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> is internal.an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>willan> this type an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> pin an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> removed? If so when/how? also, I have very lan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>tle movement in my left pinky (about 5%) an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>willan> this improve? I'm in pain quan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>e a ban style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> and the feel an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> is awful! Can you help?
I broke my pinkie <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> in Nov. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> was xrayed twice. 2 wks apart. The break appeaan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>redan> on the second xray. My dr had me buddy wrap an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>. The break is at the second an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan> right under the knuckle. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> is still swollen. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> is also an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>redan> and very painful. If i bump an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> at all an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> is unan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>arable. I know I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>willan> need to go back to the dr but I would like to have some idea an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> what may an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> wrong in order to ask the right question. Can anyone here help?
I had a spiral fr<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>cture an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> the large bone an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> the pinky <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> going into the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>joint</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> the hand wednesday night and I cant get a surgeon to set an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> until monday... Should I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> concerned about the bone fusing in the five days an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e my surgery? What can I do??
Yesterday I fell while hiking and broke my an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran> (right hand ring an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran>) Went to the ER got an x-ray that showed the break in-an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>tween the knuckle and the last <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>joint</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> on the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. They gave me a referal to an ortho but he is out an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> town an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> a couple an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> weeks, so they said to call my Dr to get a referal an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> an ortho as soon as possible. The an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran> is severally swollen, bruising bad and I can't move an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> up or down.
i recently decided to x-ray my that ring <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>(as i had hurt my ankle as well recently)...the doctor here spotted a very small fr<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>cture in the proximal phalanx...and she told me that since an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> was a very old fracture she could not do anything. she has referan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>redan> me to a plastic surgeon..(i am not sure whether an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> is covean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>redan> in my insurance so i am reluctant to see him)..what can an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> done about such small fractures? an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>willan> i an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> able to gain full ROM through physiotherapy only..
so the doctor pulled my <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> straight and painfully manipulated the fr<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>cture area, and this time he splinted my hand wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h a very hard POP splint.my pinky is covean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>redan> wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h the splint until my an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>firstan> interphangeal an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan>. i wished to know, how much an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>willan> the healing time an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> the bone an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>?an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>willan> the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>firstan> week an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e the displacement count in the healing time. PS.an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>afteran> the second manipulatin and hard splinting, i had another x ray and the neck appeaan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>redan> to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> straight.
about 6 years ago, I had punched a wall and got myself a nifty lan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>tle Boxer's Fr<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>cture. (Smart, right?) Though, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> was casted an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> a month, I never received surgery or any sort an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> physical therapy an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> said break. The thing an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> is, I am an artist and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> course my dominant hand was the one to take the han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>. The pain is dull yet constant, while as the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan> both above and underneath constantly pop and seem to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> jammed or out an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> place.
My middle <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> on my left hand hurts when I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>nd an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>. In a resting posan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>ion I am experiencing a throbbing pain. Most an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> the pain is around the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>firstan> upper most an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan>. This injuer occuran style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>redan> when my dog pulled and the leash somehow an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>came entangled around my an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran>s. How do I know whether an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> is broken?
Usually simple knuckle fractures are treated by using a splint and taping the injuan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>redan> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h the adjoining <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. Surgery is requian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>redan> if there is alignment problem, angulation problem or displacement an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> the fracture ends. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> is also possible that you have infection, inflammation an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> the knuckle an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan>. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> can also an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> a san style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an>t tissue injury. an X-ray is requian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>redan> to decide the course an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> treatment. Please consult an orthopedic specialist.
This x-ray needs to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> reviewed and to decide whether fr<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>cture has healed. If there are signs an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> fr<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>cture healing and range an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> motion across the shoulder an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan> and elbow an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan> is normal non-painful, then you can discuss wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h the surgeon about removal an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> screws and plates. Injury to the nerve occurs in ~11% an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> humerus fractures and can occur at the time an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> inan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>ial injury, during closed an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>redan>uction, or during operative repair.
any amount an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> swelling in a small an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan> such as a an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan> can cause quan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>e a ban style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> discoman style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>t. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> sounds like you "jammed" the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan>(s). an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> can take a long time to resolve. Like 6-9 months. You could try soaking an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> in hot water to loosen things up and try to pull and put tension on the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran> to loosen up the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan>. Pull the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran> slowly, steadily, and gently straight out. I have found this can help loosen an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> up and relieve some pressure in the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan>.
The area in question he mentioned wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h regards to the xray is the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan> above the knuckle and the inside area an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> that <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>joint</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> facing the middldle <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>.. The doctor put a metal type splint on my <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. I asked when should an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> should an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> removed. He said I could remove an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> in a few weeks or go to a walk in clinic. I still have some tingling in the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran> and was wondering if that is normal? Should I see an orthopedic or would a walk in clinic wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>h an xray facilan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>y an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> okay?
small osific densan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>y at the ventral side an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> the interphalangeal <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>joint</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> the thumb, [which possibly could an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> a] small avulsion fr<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>cture fragment. [The source an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> fragment is unknown]." How could the radiolgist not know if an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> is a fracuture or not? If unable to see a fracture on the views taken, who should ask an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> addan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>ional view (side and or front) to find the possible source an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> this fragment?
If you were my patient, I would advise you that an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> would probably an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> a good idea an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> you to have somebody take a look at that <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> sure there is no infection or fr<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>cture causing the swelling. at this point, the cause an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> the swelling probably needs to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> determined an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> can an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>redan>uced any further. Good luck!
Ean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>her way an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> should an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>redan>uced (placed in proper alignment) as soon as possible. a significant portion an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>joint</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> surface is involved in the fr<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>cture, and proper treatment is necessary to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>redan>uce the chances an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> pain, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>redan>uced function, and future problems.
an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> was due to catching a ball which struck the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. I had pain throughout the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>, couldn't an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>nd the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>joint</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> closest to the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran> nail. Xrays were taken at the ER and they suspected a crack on top an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan> that is located above the knuckle and also to the inside an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> this same an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan> (facing the middle an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran>). I did see my family doctor a week later and another xray was taken. He said yes an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> is cracked and wear the splint an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> another week.
The meta carpo phalangeal <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>joint</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> is involved or the proximal interphalangeal <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>joint</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an> your <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> is involved. Go an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> an examination near an orthopedician and also see if you have any tendon injuries as an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an>ten these injuries are missed. The flexor tendons which are commonly affected; viz flexor digan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>orium: Flexor digan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>orium pran style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>an>undus and flexor digan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>orium superficialis. Take care!
I am very concerned an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>cause an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> looks an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>tter, however, the lidocaine injection bruised and stiffened my pinky <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> as well. also, the lower <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>joint</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> (near the knuckle) is still swollen and I cannot an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>nd an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> or the pinky (i.e. make a complete fist) all the way. There is still a lan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>tle pain when accidentally struck or when I press on the ring an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran>. I really want to know if I should an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> exercising these an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran>s as I have an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>en gently trying to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>nd them.
Hi! Since the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>finger</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> got an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>nt, there must have an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>en a fr<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>cture that joined in a wrong way. The pain must an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> due to pressure on the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>jointan>. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> can also an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> due to arthran style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>is, rheumatoid arthran style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan>is, gout or due to repeated tendon injury due to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>nt an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>fingeran>. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> would an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>bean>st to consult an orthopedic specialist. Meanwhile soak hand in warm saline water, apply local analgesics and see if an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>itan> helps. Take care!
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