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Bruised Dry Cracked Knuckles
Playing tetherball, hurt middle finger. Heard a crack. Very sore from middle knuckle to hand. Little swollen, hurts 2 bend/straighten. Possibly broke?
Have sore bruised feeling in my pointer and ring finger knuckles, theyre slightly reddish purple and itch, the skin isnt dry and not really swollen?
Not Sure: Hard to say what could be going on from your description. Things like excema, or psoriasis can cause skin redness and itchiness, although they don't usually cause pain. Other types of skin problems from allergic reactions to scabies could cause itchiness. If topical Hydrocortisone doesn't help get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ring finger spread to pinky both swollen. Itches and burns when cold. Red dot/(1)blister just appeared. Swell decreased. Day 10. Cherry red knuckle.
Then stop trying: A simple answer. Stop trying to crack it and have a nice day. ...Read more
Lubricating cream: Use vaseline or Aquaphor, especially after in water or food. Creams with ceramides are also useful. Use frequently. ...Read more
Osteoarthritis: Generally speaking there is more pressure on the joints of the lower extremity than the joints on the hands. This "wear and tear" on the joints of the feet contributes to degenerative arthritis or osteoarthritis. With the obesity epidemic we are seeing even more pressure on the joints in the feet. Fortunately we have a number of treatments to address this problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes : Especially if you leave in dry cool area. Apply lots of moisturizer to heels. ...Read more
What is it? I have red bumps over finger and toe joints, finger/toe tenderness to touch and cold hands. Sometimes knuckles turn purple
Slipped and cracked ankle on tile ledge. Broken fibula and sprain 6 weeks ago. Under swelling feel something pointy. Is this just anklebone.Reinjury?
Need x-ray: You need to be seen and have the ankle evaluated. ...Read more
Experiencing symptoms for 10 months. Dry itchy skin. Rashes all over. Dry cough. Dry chapped lips/mouth. Cuts and scratches won't heal. Nail changes?
MGT: An appointment is suggested and may be booked online. You may have allergies and an allergy plan may be outlined. ...Read more
Red itchy hard painful bump on calf. Possibly ingrown hair. Pulled tiny sharp hair out, hurt worse. Applied bag balm. Bump smaller now, but I limp. ?
Doctor can check: A bump from an ingrown hair on the lower leg should not cause an amount of pain that would make a person limp. There could be something more serious there, and one's primary care doctor can examine the area to see what is going on. One possibility is a skin cyst (epidermal inclusion cyst) that has gotten inflamed or infected... those usually need to be opened or removed. ...Read more
Cracked knuckle 2 days ago & finger hurts bad and looks deformed. Can bend it but very tender/sore./cold. Did I break it? Not swollen
Very possible : You need an xray, improperly healed fractures of your metacarpals or proximal phalanges can leave you with chronic pain issues, inability to use your hand adequately, poor grasp and a visibly deformed hand. The solution for these latter problems are a lot more complicated with extensive recovery compared to just having a cast or pins in for a few weeks. Do not ignore this problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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