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How can you control the swelling of a broken finger?

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Cool the finger by applying ice that is wrapped in a towel -- don't apply ice directly to the skin; it can cause a burn.

From: Broken Finger Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: "Fracture of the finger."

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on November 17, 2017

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American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons: "Fracture of the finger."

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on November 17, 2017

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