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i woke up and my finger is swollen

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Swollen, red finger: How swollen and how red? Is it tender? Warm? Any drainage? You might have an infection - but it is hard to say without visualizing it.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Capillary: These red spots are most likely due to burst capillaries which leak blood into the skin and take days to weeks to fade. What caused the swelling and d ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
You need: You need to see your gyn. You could have a condition called reactive arthritis which can be triggered by infections such as chlamdyia which can resul ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I am doubtful: that Plan B was the cause of these symptoms.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Trigger finger: Trigger fingers are swollen and difficult to bend in the am. They often get better as the day goes on. They can lock and click, a cortisone inject ... Read More
A 48-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 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
L ring finger swell: If have a ring take it off , so does not worsen . May be tight ring, changes in humidity though often symmetric, beginning arthritis, osteo vs, rhe ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Needs to be seen: Whether it is an infection, an acute arthritis, or you injured it while sleeping can't be determined from my computer. A visit to a medical care give ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Torem
Specializes in Psychiatry
Go to the ER: You may need an Antibiotic tratment and also direct care of the finger; Give it high priority, go to the E.R. now!.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
See your surgeon.: See your surgeon asap.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco Schwartz-Fernandes
25 years experience Hand Surgery
Too broad question : Several reasons could cause swelling, more info needed. Do you have an infection? What about rheumatoid arthritis? History of gout or any recent trau ... Read More
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