Broken Finger Pictures, Symptoms, Home Treatment, and Surgery Topic Guide

Broken Finger Broken Finger : A broken finger can cause symptoms and signs of immediate pain, swelling, and in some cases deformity. A broken finger usually is caused by falls, workplace accidents, trauma such as playing sports, or punching an object. Symptoms and signs of a broken finger are immediate pain, deformation, bruising, and swelling. Home treatment for a broke finger include buddy taping and ice. Sometimes a broken finger needs medical treatment such as moving the deformity back into place or surgery. It takes about six six weeks for a broken finger to heal. Healing may take longer if complications occur such as infection.

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Broken Finger Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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ibandronate Ibandronate

Ibandronate is a bisphosphonate (bis FOS fo nayt) medicine that alters bone formation and breakdown in the body. This can slow bone loss and may help prevent...learn more »

acetaminophen and hydrocodone Acetaminophen And Hydrocodone

Acetaminophen and hydrocodone is a combination medicine used to relieve moderate to severe pain...learn more »