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hand injury

Hi i have a joint injury to middle knuckle joint.Should it get looked at by an orthopedic ? or leave it alone again  and it was not until i heard a loud pop sound and almost  immediatly it turned black is bluish. Every so often it will go cold and turn a purplish bluish color Has any one have any  ideas?

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Hi there!

This could indicate nerve or vessel injury/ compression. I would suggest getting it examined by an orthopedician to rule out fractures, dislocations or injuries to soft tissue structures. Meanwhile I would suggest giving it adequate test and avoiding extreme movements.
Hope this helps.

Take care!
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