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splinter finger infection

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Treat infection: You need antibiotics and evaluation. Some infections such as a felon require drainage. Infectious tenosynovitis is a medical emergency and requires ag ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
FInger infections: Need 1. To be evaluated by a medical provider after that the treatment options may be, oral or IV antibitiocs, soaks or compresses, splinting or even ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Pain, swelling : Paronychia is an infection around the finger nail. The skin at the edges of the finger nails always has bacteria. With minor trauma, or biting of na ... Read More
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Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Paronychia Sxs: Paronychia means swelling or irritation around the nail. It can be bacterial, viral or fungal.
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Dr. HECTOR Franco
45 years experience Dermatology
Redness and swelling: Perionychia can be acute or chronic. Fingers affected with acute perionychia can be red, swollen and painful. Chronic perionychia can also can also ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Csaba Magassy
58 years experience Plastic Surgery
Hand Hygiene: There are a multiple ways you can get infection of the fingertips...Particularly when there are preexisting conditions such as diabetes, raynaud's di ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Antibiotics: If the infection has progressed to that point of pain not responsive to soaks, elevation and other conservative therapy, antibiotics would be indicate ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ice & nSAID's: Ice at the injection site is probably the quickest way to alleviate the pain after a trigger injection. Otc nsaid's are also very helpful. I like to g ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Doctor: Go to the doctor for possible tetanus shot and antibiotics, depending on the cause of infection.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Finger Infection: You posted this question on HealthTap Basic which is a health/medical education site. Although this section is free we are not able to provide diagnos ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Antibiotics: Antibiotics based on exam or cultures are recommended. If access is present this needs to be drained seek care with a hand surgeon.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Is this infection being medically treated? If not please seek medical care now.

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