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Injured finger and unsure of severity

Last night I was picking up my kids' toy chest and I felt a sharp pain in my middle finger. It's bruised in the center and the bruise spread. Now today the bruise is about the size of a nickle on the inside of my finger and my finger tip is completely numb. I can movie it around and it only hurts where the bruise is. Any ideas?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:33 PM on Apr. 25, 2011 in Health

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  • I always call the doctor.

    Answer by meooma at 2:36 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • ask a doctor, not doctor cafemom

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 2:38 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • I don't have health insurance. And @Peanutsmommy1, I hope you're answer was meant to be helpful.

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 2:44 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Wow that is very very strange. Maybe you got a little stress fracture? I would definitely make an appointment with your doctor youll probably need an xray.

    Answer by KristinRox at 2:46 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • I forgot to say.. Hope you feel better very very very soon.

    Answer by KristinRox at 2:46 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Bruised bone maybe, broken finger, or nerve damage? I would call the doctor. See if you can make payments... Numbness is never a good thing, and the longer it is numb the worse the problem is,

    Answer by BabyBugsmama at 4:08 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

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