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I cut my hand and now it is

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marcus Romanello
Emergency Medicine 18 years experience
Likely: Peripheral nerve injuries often heal slowly over several months. Final outcome not till 6months out from injury.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
Possibly, slowly: It sounds like you cut your finger deep enough to nick a superficial (near skin surface) nerve fiber that control sensation. That would mean cut is sp... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Plastic surgery: I would consult with a plastic surgeon to see if a revision of the scar would be helpful.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Mondoa
Pediatrics 40 years experience
Yes, to be concerned: If a foreign body eg a piece of glass, a suture, a small pebble were inadvertently left in there, the wound might heal over, but the body will still t... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Tendon: That white object might have been a tendon. See your doctor to make sure you havent cut it.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
You need seen: You have an infection which can potentially spread and cause a multitude of problems. Be seen asap.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
See a Doc: You may be getting infection which can rapidly spread in the hand. See a physician at the earliest.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
Cannot tell immediat: Local tissue swelling will make you feel numb so it is tough to judge regarding nerve injury. Once the swelling subsides if there is weakness then it ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
This is an odd thing: To happen after two years. You should see a surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery for an examination to determine exactly what th... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Possible nerve injur: This could be return of normal sensation or it could reflect a partially interrupted or fully interrupted nerve. In either case, topical, scar massage... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Foulkes
Hand Surgery 32 years experience
Inflamed or infected: This could be a simple urticarial response where nobodies white cells are producing histamines causing the itch… It could also represent early or supe... Read More

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