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Causes Of Bruise On Fingers
A dark bruise sometimes forms at one of my finger joints with no apparent cause. Sometimes, it's painful. It's always disconcerting. What's going on?
More details needed: To have bruise on the top of the finger must have reason, please describe it with more details? The size who long it take to go away any pain with it, have any other problems health wise. ...Read more
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain on the inside of my right pointer finger when pressure is applied. What may be the cause? I do not remember bruising it recently.
A foreign body?: Many times when there is an unexpectedly tender spot under the skin something very tiny (tip of thorn or splinter of some sort) has found its way in there. It will usually, ultimately, become red. Unless you are sure you can explore this safely and cleanly (without causing infection) I would advise a visit to your doctor or Urgent Care. Stay well:) ...Read more
Is it possible for a 2 year old child to cause bruising to their own face. finger sized in a circle shape matching on both cheeks from biting h on the?
Biting what??: It is quite common to get circular bruising marks from suction with a object like a bottle top or cup, etc. but it would be difficult for a 2 year old to cause bruising on their face by biting them selves. Bites by other children are common at this age, and usually will show the individual teeth marks. ...Read more
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I hit my hand, and now my 4 fingers are swollen, and bruised. What is the cause? Does low iron cause this?
Hurt, not iron: If you hit your hand hard enough to cause bleeding inside, the blood will follow gravity and so will the bruise. Fingers may swell also. Not related to iron levels. Elevate your hand, wrap it with ace and wrap fingers with Coban if needed. Don't use ice or NSAID's. Apply cream or jell with Arnica in it. Give it a couple weeks to heal. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more
Without injury, sometimes a blood vessel will break in my left middle finger with bruising and pain. What would cause this at rest?
Possible hemangioma: You are describing an abnormal blood vessel phenomenon. You should be examined in orger to get a true diagnosis. ...Read more
I believe a massage therapist popped a vein on the inside of my thumb and index fingers. They look bruised and are very painful. Is it cause for concern? Any way to speed up the recovery?
After 5days of radial cath i gut small bruising big bluish spot around it arm & finger pain when moving but its not close to cath site, what cause it?
Hematoma: Sounds like you have a hematoma from the cath. Site. It should resolve in another few days. ...Read more
What can cause random swelling pain in bruising in arms and hands. I have seen doctors who don't know what it is. Its caused fingers to bleed and fall off.
Very non-specific Q;: This is a very non-specific and somewhat unfair question, because with minimal input you expect maximum output. Let me say I can only think of THE FOLLOWING: per your limited input, being meningococcal meningitis, vasculitis, Raynauds disease, Hansens disease, SBE with periferal embolisation, perhaps blood dyscrasia with macroglobulins and etc !! (Google?) ...Read more
Could be circulation: Some people, in particular can get what is ka raynauds disease which is a decrease in ciuculation to the skin esp hands/finger tips. Two types primary and secondary. Primary is caused by vasospasm, secondary has underlying causes i.e. Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma etc etc. You should see you pcp to be properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
Stracthed finger with knife I was using to cut raw pork sausage. No visable cut or blood, but can feel it tender there. Can this cause a problem?
No: Simply keep it clean rinse it with peroxide and apply topical antibiotics .if you see increase redness or notice increase pain see your doctor ...Read more
Past 4 days have sharp pain in middle right finger. At rest it looks crooked and swollen mildly. It is tender to touch. Feels tingly. What is cause
Have it examined: It is difficult to say without being able to examine the finger. See a doctor. ...Read more
Small cut in finger 10 days ago increased pain, swollen and tender, hot and tingle sensation not completely closed-if leftunattended cause bacteremia?
Infection: Have the finger evaluated. An infection is very possible. ...Read more
went to the batting cages & took about 120 swings. the part of my palm between my thumb & index finger feels extremely tender & sore. Possible causes?
Yes overuse: That is a lot of swings so now you are going to have to rest that hand. May take some time to resolve so be careful what you do ...Read more
Had sex&fingered last week 2times in 1day was protected got fingered yesterday Have tender chest today period was due yesterday, cause of late period?
Rash on hands & fingers for 4 days. Not on palms. Red, raised, a little swollen -doesnt itch. No fever. Slightly tender to touch. Possible causes?
Cut index finger with sharp knife yesterday it has not closed or scabbed not bleeding red around & inside tender cause?Pcos htn lisinoprilhctz provera (medroxyprogesterone)
Probably not.: Depends on where you cut it and how you treated it. Nerves, arteries and veins on the sides. Close the wound as well as possible and leave it un-used for 2 to 3 days. It takes about that long for your body to create a working closure to the skin. It will be easy to re-open for a week or so. It is unliklely for the issues you were concerned about to affect this. ...Read more
My left point finger are healed from bruise , but after 5 weeks the pain are still there and annoying?
See doc: See your doctor to have this evaluated. ...Read more
Protect it...: There is not much to do. I am at a loss as to how a hangnail could be associated with a bruised finger without some underlying trauma, that you did not describe. Heat and time are the two elements that will move the bruise along it's merry path. ...Read more
Med Eval: Self- diagnosis is not a good approach. Medical history, X-ray and physical exam normally can rule in or rule out a fracture & provide an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Prickly pain in inner finger then bruises. Happened twice within a week each episode. What is it. I'm 52 ?
Unexplained bruising: Bruising for no reason can have several causes. Some serious. You need to be checked. Stop the mefename for now, because it can increase bleeding/bruising. Stop all vitamins, supplements, and over the counter meds, not okayed by your doc. Stop alcohol and nicotine (if applicable) as ell. Get seen this week ...Read more
My finger was badly bruised, swollen, bent and I couldn't move it for over a week, got told it wasn't broken...is this right?
Finger: The finger may not be broke, However could be other trauma to ligaments or tendon. If you are having trouble with function get rechecked. ...Read more
Can you bruise your cervix if you are getting fingered? I heard you can and you can't... I'm not sure and would like to be positive.
Sexual play: It would be very hard for your partner to be able to even reach your cervix during fingering. So , this question seems like you may be meaning something else. ...Read more
I was pushed while out last sunday night and my finger has been very soar, swollen and bruised since, even to drive, should I bother having it x-rayed?
No: You should bother to go to your doctor and be checked out. ...Read more
You can't: You need an x-ray to tell. If finger is sore and swollen get it checked out with an x-ray. Sometimes there is a small fracture that could lead to a bigger problems later on. ...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
Fracture tiny or big:
Hairline fracture can occur, we iuse the term fracture to mean anything from a tiny injury to a massive one.
the cracking or breaking of a hard object or material.
break or cause to break.
noun. Break - rupture - split - breaking - breakage
verb. Break - crack - smash - snap. ...Read more
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