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2. Symptoms

The most obvious symptom of a dislocated finger is severe pain. The finger will often appear very swollen and bruised. It may look crooked, sticking out at an unusual angle. If the dislocation is severe, it may affect sensation, causing numbness or tingling. The skin may look very pale. Very rarely, the bone may pierce the skin of the hand. If this happens, it is a medical emergency requiring immediate attention.

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