A 29-year-old female asked:
I had a deep cut on my left index finger. stitches were done. it is still painful, can't bend, swollen & numb on the side of the fingers after 1 mo.
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Thoracic Surgery 54 years experience
Deep cut on L index: How did you get the cut ? was a clean or with a dirty instrument? You mention it took place > 1 month ago
Did you had, a tetanus vaccination? is up to the bone medial or lateral ? did you take antibiotics.
Is the area red, ans swollen?
Numbness is the result sensory nerve injury, transection, or affected by infection. See the Dr, who did the suturing, nerve conduction may be required.
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Last updated Mar 24, 2016
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