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Swollen finger

While playing football, i injured my finger and since it has been swollen. Now its been almost a month and still i can feel little pain. If i try to pick some heavy stuff, it will start paining.
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Dr. Harsha Bangalore | General Physician
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Hi there...the pain could be still present because the inflammation might not have reduced completely. Or the muscle sprain/injury might not have completely healed. Sometimes there might be slightly dislocation or fracture. In such a situation a cast/splint and complete rest for a few weeks will be required. But a diagnosis can be made only after clinical examination and x rays if needed. So kindly consult a orthopedic for further evaluation
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