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Treating a jammed finger

A jammed finger is a type of joint sprain caused by a strong impact to the end of the finger. This condition is common in sports such as basketball, volleyball, football and rugby. Jammed finger causes damage to the ligaments that surrounds the joints of the fingers and result to a reduced movement in the joint that is affected due to compaction. Causes of a jamme ...

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Treating subungual hematoma

Subungual hematoma is the accumulation of blood under the fingernail. It is usually caused by a crush or blunt type of injury to the digit of the nails. It results to bleeding of the nail bed or the nail matrix which causes the formation of subungual hematoma. It is characterized by a severe and throbbing pain when blood accumulates under the nail. It needs immediate treatment if bones are broken or the nai ...

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