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What you injured depends on where you stabbed your finger. Regardless, you should apply pressure to the finger to stop the bleeding, but avoid strangulating the finger. Best to seek immediate medical attention to determine ...Read more


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Urgent- I had a bedbug bite on them lower right Side on middle finger, a little while after the whole top and middle on the back of my hand is swollen?

Urgent- I had a bedbug bite on them lower right Side on middle finger, a little while after the whole top and middle on the back of my hand is swollen?

Local reaction: Sounds like you are having a local allergic reaction to the bite. If no health risks, take some benadryl (diphenhydramine) (don't mix with alcohol) and apply otc hydrocortisone cream. Cool compress of water and white vinegar in 50/50 mix may help give some temporary relief. Keep hand elevated. See your MD if rapidly worsens or not better in a few days. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/bedbugs-infestation ...Read more

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Three fingers and the right half of the back of my hand is swollen bruised and numb from friday night. It appears to have gotten worse. The numbness makes it difficult to type although the more i type it seems to be feeling a little better. Whats my best

Three fingers and the right half of the back of my hand is swollen bruised and numb from friday night. It appears to have gotten worse. The numbness makes it difficult to type although the more i type it seems to be feeling a little better. Whats my best

See hand specialist: Persistant swelling and numbness on the hand is concerning. In implies some kind of injury or pressure on the nerve and if left alone without treatment can result in permanent impairment. I recommend getting evaluated by a hand specialist (plastic or orthopedic surgeon) as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What could make my hand swollen for weeks, without pain?

What could make my hand swollen for weeks, without pain?

Many reasons : You should see your physician to make sure that there is not another reason for your hands to be swollen. There are many reasons for swollen hands that need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What happend when a 83 old female get her hand swollen what can cause this pronlem?

What happend when a 83 old female get her hand swollen what can cause this pronlem?

Multiple reasons: It could be for multiple causes like gout, fall and fracture, arthritis, trauma, synovitis. I hope i answered your questions. Thanks. ...Read more

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Hand swollen for no reason what could it be ?

Hand swollen for no reason what could it be ?

See PCP: Usually there is a reason. If no history of fall or trauma then consider inflammatory conditions. Insect bites can also start with swelling but are assciated with redness. See your pcp as catching things early leads to quicker control and recovery. In meanwhile rest, elevate hand and use nsaids. ...Read more

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I wake up in the morning with my hand swollen and I can only move it a little without intense pain. Also I can't open it all the way?

See details: Then see a doctor and have the issue evaluated. Often this presentation is the result of a spider bite. ...Read more

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Hand swollen and pain up arm?

Hand swollen and pain up arm?

If...: Since we don't have more details on what other symptoms you are experiencing or the circumstances that triggered your arm to be swollen I would suggest you go to the nearest urgent care center for evaluation. There are multiple reasons why you are having these symptoms. It could be anything from an infection, joint inflammation, blood clot, among others. ...Read more