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Finger Dislocation (cont.)

Finger Dislocation Symptoms

A dislocated finger is usually obvious. The finger appears crooked, swollen, and is very painful. It may be bent upward or at strange angles. The person probably won't be able to bend or straighten the finger if it is dislocated.

  • With severe dislocations, there can be numbness or tingling.
  • The injured finger can appear a pale color.
  • The dislocation may cause a break in the skin where the injury has occurred. If this occurs, the injured person should seek medical attention immediately.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/31/2014
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