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finger is swollen all around last phalange feeling pressure and pain no trauma to the finger infection should i have it looked at by a dr

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Reyes
37 years experience General Practice
Yes to both ?: Seek prompt advice from a doctor.The infection may have reached the bone of the distal phalanx, condition named osteomyelitis.Prolonged course of anti ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Trigger finger: Could be that you are suffering from the condition of trigger finger and in that case a simple inyection of steroid into the tendon sheath should take ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Walker
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
URGENT-GO TO THE ER!: Urgent! you have an infection that needs urgent surgical attention, and antibiotics. Do not delay, go straight away.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Get xray: You can have a tuft fracture......if you have swelling,bruising and pain. Protect with a splint.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Possible. Carpal : Tunnel, why are you fighting so much at 13?
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to s ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
How this happen: Is there a history of truama to the finger if that the case you should have to check it out.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
The? Is confusing-: -but it sounds like the tip of the finger is swollen & tight as well as numb. If there was a penetrating wound, like a thorn... It could B an infe ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
You should get: Evaluated by a physician who may need an xray as part of the evaluation but just dont just get an x-ray to look for a injury. There are many soft tiss ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Wrist pain: Get xray and check with orthopedic surgeon for distal radius fracture, scaphoid fracture, or other occult injury.
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