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Finger Swollen After Percutaneous Pinning For Mallet Injury
Regarding my middle finger, swollen at the top joint , has become this way over a period of 9 yrs after slight injury , cd anything be done to fix?
In surgery, percutaneous pertains to any medical procedure where access to inner organs or other tissue is done via needle-puncture of the skin, rather than by using an "open" approach where inner organs or tissue are exposed (typically with the use of a scalpel). The percutaneous approach is commonly used in vascular procedures. This involves a needle catheter getting access ...Read more
Finger swollen under knuckle after mosquito bite. Why would a mosquito bite make it swell. Will it go down soon?
Several possibility: You may have been bitten by something other than a mosquito, may have had an unusually severe reaction to the bite, or may have developed a secondary infection due to breaking the skin while scratching. If the finger is red, warm , painful or gets worse would see a hand surgeon asap. Infections in fingers can extend upwards very quickly. ...Read more
For about a month I have woke up with my finger swollen and hard to bend. I did not injure it at all?
Many possibilities: There is a long list of diagnosis possible for atraumatic finger swelling and stiffness. Most common is a trigger finger or stenosing tenosynovitis, but other possibilities in the long list include infection, inflammatory conditions such as gout or ra, aggravation of underlying arthritis... Only way to find out for sure is evaluation by a qualified medical provider -. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen finger: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
I think i suffered a paroxysmal finger hematoma today and the hematoma is really painful and the finger swollen, should I be seen by a dr.?
Paroxysmal finger he: This is also called achenbach syndrome. It's etiology is poorly understood at best. It may be associated with other diseases , but that is undetermined at present. It is benign , it usually resolves in a couple days. I know - I have had the same sort of episode in my left thumb ! ...Read more
Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
What can you do for a smashed finger, swollen and has the pins and needle numbness currently, injured 8 hours ago?
Had itchy red swollen end of little finger, swelling gone now and left lots of red dots under skin that don't fade when pressed down on. Thank you?
Accidently punched the wall last night. Swelled immediately. Index finger swollen. Pain in entire hand. Hurts to move. Blue swollen line down palm.
Broken Finger? Swollen hurts and bruise behind knuckle. Should I go to the ER? Also when I pull on it it makes a popping noise its been 2 days
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