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causes of discoloration fingertips

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve damage: Ostensibly the peripheral nerve endings sustained some degree of damage from severe cold exposure but fortunately there was no tissue damage. I expect ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Trauma?: This sounds an injury( probably occurred 1-2 days earlier) which may not be noted by you since it is helped by NSAID. However if the problem fails to ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Use antibiotic cream: consult your physician and pharmacist- the discoloation can be from the strane combination of bleach(??), lemon juice and burned skin- see a physician ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Finger lesion : A picture would help but could be a stain or a callous
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: Given the multiple disorders, it would be prudent to see a doctor to exclude cellulitis. As you probably know, losing weight would do lot of good, not ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Byars
44 years experience Family Medicine
Paronychia vs. felon: The most common infection in the fingertip area is a paronychia, which is at the nail margin on either or both sides. If the infection is deeper, th ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: Numbness can be caused by many reasons. Some of the chemo drugs can cause peripheral neuropathy which can menifest as numbness and tingling, usually a ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Raynaud's: A vasospasm of the small blood vessels supplying the toes is one reason.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Pinched nerve or: Raynaud's if it happens when your hands are cold.
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Finger Numbness: Index finger is innervated by a digital nerve, carpal tunnel nerve, of the 6th nerve from the neck. Also could be due to a localized pressure phenome ... Read More
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