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Bug Bite On Finger Swollen Numb
What can you do for a smashed finger, swollen and has the pins and needle numbness currently, injured 8 hours ago?
Go to ER now: You need to go er to get x-ray done to make sure you do not have a crushed injury with nerve injury as well as med for pain and anti-inflammatory. ...Read more
Hang nail now whole finger swollen, tip is red, warm and throbbing x5 days. Very painful. Tip looks clubbed n getting numb. How to treat @home? Or er?
Finger swollen: Time to go to er, if that is where you get medical treatment. You have an infection in the finger and you need treatment. ...Read more
Finger swollen under knuckle after mosquito bite. Why would a mosquito bite make it swell. Will it go down soon?
Several possibility: You may have been bitten by something other than a mosquito, may have had an unusually severe reaction to the bite, or may have developed a secondary infection due to breaking the skin while scratching. If the finger is red, warm, painful or gets worse would see a hand surgeon asap. Infections in fingers can extend upwards very quickly. ...Read more
I smashed my thumb and it was really swollen its gone down a bit but still hurts and the of the finger is numb what does tht mean?
Smashed thumb: Check in with your doctor or the er to rule out a fracture. ...Read more
My fingers got suddenly swollen, they feel stiff and slightly numb. And my wrist hurts just a little bit. What's could the reason?
Swelling: If it is both your hands I would consider some type of systemic proccess. Inflammatory, swelling secondary to renal problem, possible thyroid problem, medication reaction. ...Read more
This morning I found a painful bite on my right index finger (heavily swollen, purple. 5 hours later, my entire finger is numb, and painful. Help!
Get seen...: You need to be evaluated to check for a possible infection after a possible insect bite. Redness and pain is an indicator of infection and/or inflammation. However, this might require antibiotic treatment in order to get better. IF able please try to see a physician as soon as possible. ...Read more
The tips of my index and thumb fingers of both hands feel swollen and a bit numb, but they visually seem fine. It comes and goes. What could it be?
Continue to monitor: Numbness and tingling in any extremity can be due to many reasons including sitting or standing in the same position for a long time, nerve injury, electrolyte abnormalities, vitamin deficiencies, etc. See your physician for evaluation if your symptoms persist or you develop new associated symptoms. Http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/paresthesia/paresthesia. Htm ...Read more
Right arm sore weak and hurt when I bend my arm my hand/fingers go numb forarm swollen a bit what's going on?
Need more info: Did you have an injury? Having any signs of infection? Are these new changes or have they been developing for a while? Your pain, numbness & swelling are significant, & are reasons to be concerned. I recommend you see a clinician as soon as you can. Hope that helps. ...Read more
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
I think I suffered a paroxysmal finger hematoma today and the hematoma is really painful and the finger swollen, should I be seen by a dr.?
Paroxysmal finger he: This is also called achenbach syndrome. It's etiology is poorly understood at best. It may be associated with other diseases, but that is undetermined at present. It is benign, it usually resolves in a couple days. I know - I have had the same sort of episode in my left thumb! ...Read more
For about a month I have woke up with my finger swollen and hard to bend. I did not injure it at all?
There is a long list of diagnosis possible for atraumatic finger swelling and stiffness.
Most common is a trigger finger or stenosing tenosynovitis, but other possibilities in the long list include infection, inflammatory conditions such as gout or ra, aggravation of underlying arthritis...
Only way to find out for sure is evaluation by a qualified medical provider -. ...Read more
Due to a cut on my ring finger 6weeks post surgery finger swollen difficult to stretch out and stiff is this normal?
Finger swelling: Please see your surgeon for evaluation and treatment recommendations. ...Read more
Palm cut 30 days ago. Hobby knife 1.5 cm deep. Nerve tingled. Dr put in medical glue. Cut OK but middle finger swollen still. Is that normal?
Cut Palm: Is it red or tender? Could be infected. Send us a photo to see if it is normal swelling or early infection. ...Read more
Had itchy red swollen end of little finger, swelling gone now and left lots of red dots under skin that don't fade when pressed down on. Thank you?
Regarding my middle finger, swollen at the top joint, has become this way over a period of 9 yrs after slight injury, cd anything be done to fix?
I am experiencing finger pain, finger swelling, finger stiffness and finger numbness. I can't grip anything. There is also a weird lump on the side?
See your physician: It is difficult to evaluate these symptoms without a thorough history and physical exam. You should be evaluated promptly in order to determine if there is something which needs to be treated right away. Please see your physician. ...Read more
Accidently punched the wall last night. Swelled immediately. Index finger swollen. Pain in entire hand. Hurts to move. Blue swollen line down palm.
Finger/ hand sx's: This combination of symptoms warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more
Broken Finger? Swollen hurts and bruise behind knuckle. Should I go to the ER? Also when I pull on it it makes a popping noise its been 2 days
Xray: I don't think you have to go to the ER but an xray would be a good idea to rule out a fracture. Especially of the finger you want to be careful as you of course want to retain full function of the finger. ...Read more
Babys hand crushed in door. Her pinky knuckle looked squished in and there was instantly a deep purple bruise on ring finger. Swollen now but playful.
3days, hurt wrist, starting to bruise a little, pinky finger swollen, hurts dangling, moved holding. Pain increasing. Nurse pro. Said no fracture?
Lately my both hand swell every morning aching my bone (borh hand). One of my middle finger swollen and hurt constantly. Do I need vitamin c? Or?
Hit the center of proximal phalanx on my right pointer finger. Swollen knot, bruising & painful bending. Bruised or would raised knot mean fracture?
Fractures can swell: Either locally or diffusely. A knot may mean there is a very bad bruise to skin or it could mean a fracture. A fracture in the finger can be nondislplaced meaning everyting moves well and is lined up so one does not necessarily have a great deformity, joint fractures or fractures in the plane of motion with swelling may not loo obvious except for pain and swelling. If symptoms persist, get seen ...Read more
I am experiencing finger pain, finger swelling, finger tingling, finger tenderness to touch, joint swelling, finger pop, popping or snapping sound from joint, hand tingling, finger numbness and hand numbness. The following also describe me: Leg numbness
Question cut off: It looks like your actual question was cut off. This does merit medical evaluation. Would start with your primary medical provider for work up. S/he can determine if specialty assessment is indicated. ...Read more
I shut my pinky finger in the car door. It is three days later and it is still numb and swollen. Could it be broken?
My uncle was jus in a car accident his entire left side is numb his finger is becoming swollen what can he do to relive some pain?
Needs evaluation: If the entire left side is numb and swollen finger he needs go see doctor or urgent clinic for evaluation soon. Meanwhile OTC pain meds as per label instructiins. ...Read more
My pinky finger was smashed in a car door. It is a little swollen but no discoloration and I can move it. It is a numb on one side. Is this normal?
Yes: You lucky! No more damage! If you able to move finger - than bones and tendons intact! Little swelling and bruising can happen. As finger was squeezed nerves in finger got " irritated" and you may feel some tingling, numbness in finger. It should resolve in few days. Ok to use ice and gentle massage. Exercise range of motion - as squeezing soft ball. ...Read more
My finger has been broken about 7 days now and today it is super swollen and numb... Is this normal?
See your doctor immediately.
If super swollen and numb, may be due to infection, blood vessel injury with continuous oozing inside. Don't hang your hand, keep it up at your heart level. ...Read more