What are the symptoms of a broken knuckle?

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The symptoms of a broken knuckle will normally include pain, bruising, swelling, lack of mobility, and eventual numbness. Dislocation of the finger is common and will often lead to the finger appearing to be deformed. The pain that occurs after the injury is normally very specific to the site of the injury. Medical care should be seeked immediately if a broken knuckle is suspected because an X-ray and a splint will be needed. Surgery is sometimes required for severe breaks.
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The last time I broke a finger, not only was it swollen, the knuckle was different shades of blue and purple. I was able to bend the finger but not much. If you are in doubt, go for
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Have it x-rayed to make sure it does not heal improperly or all screwed up. Keep it straight and in a splint to avoid more damage and to heal. It will throb and hurt (like you hit
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It could take 6-8 weeks for a knuckle to heal. Until then, it should be wrapped and
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Fracture (broken Bone) Symptoms
Most fractures are accompanied by intense pain when the injury occurs. This discomfort can become worse when the injured area is moved or touched. Some people may pass out from the initial pain of a fracture. Others may feel dizzy or chilled from... More »
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