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I accidentally punched an iron door. It hurts me at the mcp joint from the fore finger. What measures shall I take to reduce the pain at home?

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Apply cold pack or crushed ice wrapped in a bag for 10 minutes, 4 to 5 times a day, it will reduce swelling and pain. I hope I helped you. Thank you !
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Do apply cold compression for thrice a day for 5 days followed by mobilisation exercise from neuro physiotherapist if still pain persists do better take an x any and do come back for further help or detailed management best wishes.
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