Pain and discoloration after DIP of pinky finger
I had a DIP fusion of my small finger 8 weeks ago (due to severe arthritis). The first bone area of the finger is a light reddish color instead of the normal flesh color. I have pain in the tip of the finger and along the outside of the finger from tip to hand. I cannot bend the finger at the joint right below the DIP as way too painful (probably arthritis). Could this still be a healing process? The surgeon did insert a screw to fuse the two bones.
Thanks for any reply. Gary