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3. First Aid

A dislocated finger requires evaluation and treatment by a medical practitioner. However, some simple first aid measures can bridge the time between the injury and seeing a doctor. The person should not attempt to manipulate their finger back into its correct position. Removal of any rings is essential as they can lead to further damage should the finger begin to swell. A cold pack can minimize pain and swelling, and the individual should elevate the whole hand above the heart.

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