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symtoms of infection to finger without injury

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Probable bacterial: This sounds like a bacterial infection(paronychia) for which warm soaks and antibiotics may be helpful, but if it is a paronychia the nail often has t ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Zimmet
43 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Poss bacterial infec: You may have a paroncyhia, which can be a bacterial infection. If the prescribed treatment doesn't help within about 2 days, or if it's getting worse, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
30 years experience Pediatrics
Urinary tract: Often with the stinging sensation its a urinary tract infection but you should see a doctor to be the campylobactor is gone.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Dont know: Without looking at it or more info difficult to know.This may be related or not to the dog bite.It could be a ganglion cyst,a hematoma,thrombosis ,sca ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not likely infection: Trigger finger is more common (especially in the dominant hand) in a healthy individual with no history of trauma, no redness, swelling. There is oft ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
39 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hermilando Payen
56 years experience Pathology
Topical antibiotic: If you do not need any sutures, i guess the cut is superficial and just need some cleansing with alcohol and apply topical antibiotic ointment. If the ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Neosporin: Clean the cut, apply neosporin, use the gauze or bandage tape. It will take sometime to heal.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Cirino
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Cat bites -high risk: If the bite broke the skin, it is a high risk of causing infection. Up to eighty percent of cat bites become infected. One organism, Pastuerella mul ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Some signs: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, infection stays sore, and there are usually several symptoms like swelling, redness, pain, heat. On ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose J Monsivais
50 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes, if neglected: The infection needs to be treated, surgery to drain the pus, may be required. The infection can spread to the bone or the flexor tendons if left untre ... Read More
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