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Are the symptoms of nail laceration bad?

Are the symptoms of nail laceration bad?

Depends: Depends on the severity. The symptoms can be very bad if not treated. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more

Nail Laceration (Definition)

The nail is composed of multiple parts. The nail plate is the hard part that you see and feel on the outside. Then there is the nail germinal and sterile matrix, which cause the nail to develop and give it a shiny appearance. A nail laceration can involve any and/or all of these structures. Some of these lacerations can be left alone, but some will leave nail ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: nail laceration?

What is the definition or description of: nail laceration?

Nail laceration: The nail is composed of multiple parts. The nail plate is the hard part that you see and feel on the outside. Then there is the nail germinal and sterile matrix, which cause the nail to develop and give it a shiny appearance. A nail laceration can involve any and/or all of these structures. Some of these lacerations can be left alone, but some will leave nail deformities or growth difficulties. ...Read more

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How fast can I make my nail laceration go away?

It depends: It depends on the depth and severity of the laceration. Healing rates can vary depending on various factors. ...Read more

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One 1in clean straight line laceration below skin on palm by nail; 3 days old not healing or bleeding; slight soreness. Heal on its own?

One 1in clean straight line laceration below skin on palm by nail; 3 days old not healing or bleeding; slight soreness. Heal on its own?

Laceration: At this point it is too late to repair the laceration due to increased chance of infection, so it is going to have to heal from the bottom up. Worrisome signs would be pus, redness and drainage. It will be sore for a while and will slowly heal, but it will. ...Read more

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Can you provide some advice for someone who's had a laceration of the hand?

Can you provide some advice for someone who's had a laceration of the hand?

Only general: Since I don't know the particulars. Keeping it elevated above the level of your heart will help swelling resolve more quickly. I cannot be more specific without knowing the location, its depth, and if any other vital structures were injured. ...Read more

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Had you ever used glue on a hand laceration?

Had you ever used glue on a hand laceration?

No: Not personally, although for superficial fingertip laceration, such as from playing guitar, if you push skin edges together and then apply glue just to hold edges together, will work well. Really not a good idea for deep cuts. ...Read more

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Any advice on how to heal my hand laceration?

Any advice on how to heal my hand laceration?

How old is laceratio: If it is recent, and as the current acceptable standard with in 24 hours it should be repaired with associated treatment. If it is old, more than 24 hrs or even 48 hours it is saer to let it heal by secondary intention (by it self with granulation tissue).But if it is complex and involves tendon, nerve etc, . Go to the emergency room immediately. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hand laceration?

What is the definition or description of: hand laceration?

A cut on the hand.: Hand lacerations can range from minor things like a paper cut to major injuries where tendons and nerves are damaged. ...Read more

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Had you ever gotten a hand laceration without stitches?

Had you ever gotten a hand laceration without stitches?

Do you mean treated?: If your question is treatment of hand laceration without stitches, the answer is yes. There are small lacerations you can treat by splnting with steristrips. Sometimes hand laceration will present 2- 3 days later when it may not be wise to close the wound by stitches which is better to treat as an open wound and let it heal by granulation tissue, of course which will take longer to heal and one will h. ...Read more

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Help docs! My hand got a laceration, tomorrow is my exam. How can I treat this quickly?

Help docs! My hand got a laceration, tomorrow is my exam. How can I treat this quickly?

Can't rush nature: Primary healing in the hand typically takes 5-10 days and secondary healing can take months. Did you get sutures? Can't rush mother nature! ...Read more

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Will accupunction be safe on my hand if I have limited mobility & feeling from a laceration that is now caused from scare tissue?

Will accupunction be safe on my hand if I have limited mobility & feeling from a laceration that is now caused from scare tissue?

See hand surgeon: It is likely that your injury will best be served by seeing an hand therapist for range of motion exercises and scar therapy management prior to undergoing accupuncture. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hand laceration?

What is the treatment for hand laceration?

Caution...: A hand laceration is very tricky because all layers of skin, tendons, ligaments, nerves, muscles are all very close to surface; the skin is rather tight and any swelling can lead to destruction of one of the above parts. Furthermore it is the most important part of all the extremities for most functions. If very superficial, clean, dry, cover. If any more, er for proper care, prevent/rx infection. ...Read more

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What's the difference between hand injury, glass laceration. Venous clot?

What's the difference between hand injury, glass laceration. Venous clot?

Apples and oranges: A glass laceration is a type of injury that can happen to the hand. A venous clot means that a vein that normally had blood flowing has a blockage that is called a clot. L. ...Read more

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Please help! I have hand injury, glass laceration and venous clot. What do I do?

Hand lacerations: May be simple/complex depending upon anatomy. If you have a known injury with glass, it is important to have the glass removed. Small punctate tiny minuscule fragments may not have any effect on structures if they are in the subcutaneous space, but locations such as deep to the fascia may result in injury. If you have a discoloration or increasing pain then infection should be ruled out. Get seen. ...Read more

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Palm laceration a week ago under pinky finger. That finger is stiff and hurts sometimes when using my hand. Should I be concerned? Dermabond used.

Palm laceration a week ago under pinky finger. That finger is stiff and hurts sometimes when using my hand. Should I be concerned? Dermabond used.

Plan: You just need more time for recovery, like one more week. Hope the laceration is superficial and you can bend finger in fist. If it will remain restricted you need to see a hand surgeon. Best regards. ...Read more

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Hand laceration 3 wks ago. The glue&scab has fallen off but hurts to touch it/flex hand. Stiff pinky & uses hand alot. A problem or needs more time?

Hand laceration 3 wks ago. The glue&scab has fallen off but hurts to touch it/flex hand. Stiff pinky & uses hand alot. A problem or needs more time?

Both!: It will take 6-8 weeks before your scar is fully mature. Gentle hand range of motion exercises and gentle local massage can help. Real up scar tissue and increase flexibility. Physical therapy can be super helpful for this as well - look for a local hand therapist who can help minimize your pain and increase flexibility. ...Read more

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I got got stitches for a finger laceration about 5 days ago and now my hand is red and a little swollen?

I got got stitches for a finger laceration about 5 days ago and now my hand is red and a little swollen?

Finger Laceration: Recommend you see the doctor that put in the stitches. You may have an infection that requires treatment! ...Read more

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Nail Injury (Definition)

Damage to the the keratinized covering on tips ...Read more