A 19-year-old male asked:
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my finger is swelling all of a sudden and i think is because of the things i lift(eg. gallons). how should i treat this?

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Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Trigger finger ?: I would see a hand surgeon for an evaluation and xray.
Answered on Mar 27, 2013
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Ice, nsaids: But rule out infection.
Answered on Mar 30, 2013
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