My son hurt his finger catching a football last night

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Q: My son hurt his finger catching a football last night... his guitar fret hand!! It swelled right away we did ice and ibuprofen...it's really bruised:( should he be bending it?? Would he be able to Ya think if it was broken??right now we have it Popsicle sticked and wrapped Husband said pap used to pull it and wrap it but haven't pulled it hard or anything? Not sure what to do you read differnt things Should I take him to have it x/rayed? Or will it not do much more?? What would they do? Idk just worried and feel terrible His show is a week from today

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