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Broken Finger (cont.)

Broken Finger Self-Care at Home

  • Make a splint (immobilize the finger: a popsicle stick or pen may be placed next to the finger with something wrapped around the stick and the finger).
  • Apply ice to the injured finger on the way to the emergency department. Do not apply ice directly to the skin. Put a towel between the ice and the finger.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/31/2014

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