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Swelling in finger - turns black and blue

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Hope someone can help.  My mother is 61 and from yesterday, one of her finger has swollen to black and blue up to the first joint.  There is a lump underneath the swelling and when she presses it, it will move and it hurts a bit.  The swelling subsides in the afternoon and it swells up in the morning when she wakes.  Is this serious?  I have told her to go to the doctors but being stubborn, she insist on waiting for a 'few' more days to see what happens.  I'm concerned that it could be a blood clot or something.  Your help and advice will be much appreciated.
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