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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tyson
26 years experience in Addiction Medicine
No: Not personally, although for superficial fingertip laceration, such as from playing guitar, if you push skin edges together and then apply glue just t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suman Das
Dr. Suman Das answered
53 years experience in Plastic Surgery
How old is laceratio: If it is recent, and as the current acceptable standard with in 24 hours it should be repaired with associated treatment.If it is old, more than 24 hr ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean Wright
20 years experience in Plastic Surgery
A cut on the hand.: Hand lacerations can range from minor things like a paper cut to major injuries where tendons and nerves are damaged.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Yes: Yes, I have and it can heal with good wound care.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience in Plastic Surgery
That is a good idea: Hands are very frequently injured, and the best results are generally obtained if the first treatment is the best treatment. Tendon injuries in the fi ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. M Felix Freshwater
48 years experience in Hand Surgery
Apples and oranges: A glass laceration is a type of injury that can happen to the hand. A venous clot means that a vein that normally had blood flowing has a blockage tha ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Compression of nerve: which will hopefully be temporary. The usual position for a person installing flooring is to support your weight on your extended wrists. This compre ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: Will sting, but won't cause harm. Similar to putting a disinfectant on a wound. It is then best to rinse it off with claen water.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
35 years experience in Hand Surgery
Yes: A bite on the wrist can cause some swelling into the fingers as well as up the arm. If you are not sure that this is a simple mosquito bite and the s ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Have it evaluated: Did you injure the hand or did the swelling and bruising occur without trauma? If any event, you need to have the hand evaluated.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Call: Call PCP or go to ER
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Broken hand: It sounds like you could have a hand fracture. Suggest you get it evaluated with a x-ray. The doctor can then tell you how severe the injury might be.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Cut: If the wound pulls apart and bleeds it needs stitches.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Treatments are: Variable depending on the type of fracture. Please follow your orthopedic surgeon/ hand surgeon's advice.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Raven
23 years experience in Hand Surgery
Many causes: Some causes of random hand and finger numbness include cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve at the neck), thoracic outlet syndrome (pinched nerve or ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Medical Attention: Seek medical attention as soon as possible (do not delay). Based on your description, you may have a tendon injury. The wound will need to be cleaned ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
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Sprain: There are quite a few ligaments and tendons around the base of the thumb and joints of the hand therefore any injury to this area can easily result i ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. Batson
Dr. W. Batson answered
43 years experience in Hand Surgery
Most not related.: I can;t think of any reason that a fingr tip injury would cause a lump in the palm. Lumps, bumps and masses are very common in the palm and hand. Yo ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kim Fagan
Dr. Kim Fagan answered
33 years experience in Sports Medicine
Possible: The ulnar nerve does travel from the inner aspect of the elbow to the palm of the hand on the side of the little finger. A fall on the out stretched ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
16 years experience in Neurology
Possibly: The distribution of the sensation does match that seen in carpal tunnel- a neurologist can help confirm the diagnosis and recommend treatment, such as ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
24 years experience in Hand Surgery
Cubital tunnel: May be a pinched nerve at your elbow. This will cause numbness / tingling in the ring and small finger and weakness in your hand. If symptoms are pers ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Possible: A fall on outstretched arm may lead to a tear of the triangular fibrocartilage complex. It is also possible the tear predates the fall hence the term ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience in Wound care
Skin Tear: A wound should not have anything toxic on it. Hand sanitizer is toxic because the contents have alcohol. While it can kill bacteria, it also kills goo ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience in neurology
probable ulnar pinch: Your symptoms are suggestive of ulnar nerve disease.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Caution...: A hand laceration is very tricky because all layers of skin, tendons, ligaments, nerves, muscles are all very close to surface; the skin is rather tig ... Read More
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