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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Finger: may be an allergic reaction to the bush. Unlikely infection if no pain but see a doctor for an exam.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Need moreinfo: Trauma,overuse,jammed,infection,arthritis,etc.Not alot of info given,repost with more info
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Agree with Dr. K: If it is not red, and not painful, try to keep you hand elevated, even at night and see if that helps. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opin ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Using this site: To get the most from this site you need to provide adequate background information before asking a question. Things like when this started. known trig ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Cut Palm: Is it red or tender? Could be infected. Send us a photo to see if it is normal swelling or early infection.
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Potentially: It is potentially consistent with the injury you are describing. I would certainly followup with your physician to make sure your recovery is staying ... Read More
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Don't mess with hand: I would absolutely get this checked out. While it may be nothing, it could also be signs of more serious problems. The hand has so many complexities a ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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ER visit: I would encourage you to make an ER visit to have your hand evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon or hand surgery specialist.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Simon
32 years experience Integrative Medicine
Watch digit use: You can just watch. Generally if an infant guards or refuses to use the injured part further evaluation is definitely warranted. 1 concern would be if ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Possible osteo-: arthritis or carpal tunnel issue. Your doc can evaluate and help. Peace and good health.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
72 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Swollen finger: Most likely it was an insect bite or an injury that was not remembered. You have ruled out a systemic arthritis. Tumors of the hand are rare. You are ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
See ur Dr and get: Checked for autoimmune condition, pinched nerve, nerve inflammation etc. Take care! http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000816.Htm.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: What you described suggests carpel tunnel syndrome. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an assessment and to ascertain if you might need surger ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Marcela Riojas
16 years experience Family Medicine
Finger swelling : Please see your surgeon for evaluation and treatment recommendations.

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