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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harris Cohen
21 years experience Family Medicine
Finger pain: Your pain may be due to an infection under the skin or nail bed called a paronychia -- start with warm soaks and see your doctor to see if antibiotics ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
May be dactylitis: You need a diagnosis and may need to see a rheumatologist. Swelling can be joint but if it is the whole finger this may be dactylitis and may sug ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
May be dactylitis: You need a diagnosis and may need to see a rheumatologist. Swelling can be joint but if itis whole finger thia may be dactylitis and may suggest ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Rodgers
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
X-Ray: The only way to rule out a fracture is an x-ray. Swelling and pain can be a sign of either a bad bruise or fracture. I suggest seeing your doctor or ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Probable bacterial: This sounds like a bacterial infection(paronychia) for which warm soaks and antibiotics may be helpful, but if it is a paronychia the nail often has t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Finger: The way to find out is to see your doctor or go yo the e r so you can be examined and perhaps have an xray taken.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Specialist: If you are not seeing a orthopedic hand specialist, I would do that. A detailed exam and appropriate studies will likely determine the cause. It is ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
URGENT PROBLEMS: Urgent and severe problems should be dealt with urgently at either your family clinic or the nearest emergency room. Given the description of the hand ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Go see doc: It sounds like you have an infection and need to be on antibiotics. They can evaluate and see if this is correct or if there is something else wrong. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Painful finger bumps: May be herpetic lesion on your finger herpetic whitlow - do you ever get cold sores? Need acyclovir if so and do not rub your eyes or vaginal area ... Read More
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