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Infected cyst on middle finger

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 39 years experience
A2 pulley: Ganglions can develop at the edge of the a1 or a2 pulley of the flexor tendons. Ganglions are synovial cysts arising from a tear or opening in the ten... Read More

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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
General Surgery 17 years experience
No: there are few reasons, but never seen nails to be the cause, ( unless you used acrylic nail on middle finger only). Most cyst will resolve after few ... Read More
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Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 29 years experience
Go see : A hand surgeon. He can advise you on surgical and non surgical options.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 44 years experience
See doctor: If it affects you to the point that you are willing to consider surgery to make it go away for good then see a good surgeon.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Take: pain medication and get to urgentcare,doctors office or emergency room as soon as possible. The infection may require drainage and or antibiotics and... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 47 years experience
Not sure.see doc: consider getting tetanus shot/booster. should be evaluated
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Warm soaks: use warm water, epsom salts, soak 15 min., dry and file with soft emery board.
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Paronychia : Paronychia is a common infection of the skin just next to a nail. Treatment usually involves antibiotic medicines for germ (bacterial) infections. Occ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suheil Khuri
Specializes in Hand Surgery
Possible infection: Swelling that persists after an operation especially if hot may be signs of an infection and need to be checked by a physician.
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
This may: be a "ganglion" cyst ( tendon "poking up" into its sheath due to a defect in the sheath) the rose thorn possibly created this tear.....in any case an... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
As needed: Whenever it gets wet or dirty, or about every 3 days usually acceptable.

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