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Sunday my third finger on the left hand bent, Not bad,but

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JA: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: Sunday my third finger on the left hand bent
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: Not bad,but this finger swelled Was impossible to move
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No

Is the finger still bent now?

Is it still swollen?

Is it still painful?

Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Now is not swollen
Customer: replied 3 days ago.
But stil have a pain
Customer: replied 3 days ago.
my job require to use my two hands
Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Customer: replied 3 days ago.
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Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Thank you

Since there is no swelling now, and you are using your hands, fracture is unlikely.

It is likely that this is just strain of the muscles or ligaments of the finger

You can take some home steps for this:

Soak in warm salt water for 15 minutes at a time several times during the day

Over the coutner pain killers like Naproxen whenever there is pain

Gentle stretching exercises of the finger

Keep the hand elevated at night - place your hand on a pillow

Com[ression bandage: you can wrap your finger with a compression bandage available in pharmacies or use a finger support available in pharmacies.

These steps will help it to heal faster, but if the pain persists show to a doctor.

Hope this resolves your query. If you need more help, just write back here so l can continue to assist. Stay safe!

Dr. P. Jyoti