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Crushed Finger Wrapped
Cut part of finger. Cut part was hanging.Dr wrapped my finger so that the part may reattach itself. If it goes black&deas would it cause infection?
I cut my finger at work and had it wrapped. It was still bleeding at the time. I would like to know if I will need stitches.
My wife cut a small slice out of tip of finger. The bleeding was stopped, wrapped in gauze. It throbs. Anything else to do?
I have a hangnail I pulled out of my finger & put abx on it &I wrapped w/ bandaid. A wk later it's still swollen and painful. Where 2 get antiinflamm?
Change approach: Take the "ABX", bacitracin, neosporin, etc., and THROW THEM AWAY. STOP BANDAIDS. You are macerating the skin around the nail. You are causing a monilial paronychia and probably an allergic reaction. LEAVE OPEN. Wash. Apply clotrimazole [ketoconazole, miconazole] cream several times a day. ...Read more
I had surgery (insertion of pins on my middle finger) on June 30th. Buddy wrapped. Pins out 2 wks ago. Cannot bend fingers?
I fell asleep w my finger wrapped in rubbing alchol and now it looks like a roadmap w large wrinkles, it hurts what can I do? Its very dry, and white.
I received 8 stitches on the inside of my index finger into my palm. How do I properly care for them until they get taken out? Do I keep it wrapped?
I sliced my finger with a mandolin and went to the er and they wrapped with gauze. Still bleeding after 2 days when I remove wrapping - that normal?
Should not still be: bleeding 2 days later. really hard to gage this without seeing it. Perhaps it should have had stitches, but that is impossible to say without an exam. But even a cut deep enough to have stitches should stop actively bleeding after 2days. On the other hand a drop or two of blood on the dressing is not unexpected. It all depends on how much blood there is, which again needs to be seen visually ...Read more
Is there a possible cancer risk by inserting a wet wipe wrapped around my finger just inside my anus for cleaning purposes? (because of the chemicals)
No risk: Nope. There is no such risk from using soap or wet wipes on the anal or rectal tissue. ...Read more
7 stitches in ring finger. 4 days later itches crazy. Wrapped up in gauze with bacitration, what is normal healing/discomfort?
I have noticed the last 3 - 6 months that my ring finger on my right hand seems to get stiff ..And freezes when I am holding a utensil...It usually just lasted a few seconds.Today if was wrapped around a tissue and froze... It did not want to pop back...
The : The most common cause of a finger that "freezes" and "pops" is a so called trigger finger, a type of tendonitis. You should certainly have it checked out especially since you've had the problem for so long. If it turns out to be a trigger finger, and the diagnosis is pretty straightforward, it is fairly easy to treat right in the office. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi! I cut my (R) index finger w/electric hedge trimr yestrdy. I cleand it w/hydrogen peroxide & wrapped it. 2day it still foams, is swollen red. ER?
Slipped and fell on my left hand, been 1 hr ago, nothing swollen, wrapped in ice. Hi pain, my fingers can move.Solution?no ER, best pain killer OTC?
REST AND Ibuprofen : Well done with the ice pack and triage. Take ibuprofen but see your physician for any sign of pain or swelling or Deformity and tenderness on pressure at the bony prominences of the wrist. Must Splint the wrist on a pillow and take Advil or Motrin both OtC. Avoid wrist movement and watch. ...Read more
Finger got swollen after reinjury.Wrapped the pip joint in coban for 1month.Now skin seems loose/lines seem stretched .Is this permanent?What can I do
Not permanent.: The laxity is due to not moving the joint for a month. As you start moving the joint again the skin should tighten up fairly promptly. ...Read more
How long should it take a sprained finger to heal? I sprained my middle and ring finger of my left hand in the middle of november. It's now the middle of january and it still hurts as much as it did in nov. I've been wrapping the two fingers together an
Work accident, granite crushed finger, operation two months ago, no improvement, will this situation ever improve?
Reevaluation: I do not details of your injury, impossible to predict long term results. Talk to your surgeon or seek 2 nd opinion. ...Read more
Crushed fingers: Can have fractures, thus xrays are important. In the absence of fracture, joint and tissue swelling needs to be addresseda sit can impair function and apporpriate methods to cntrol swelling and pain and splinting while still emphsizing motion at the right time are all important, a hand surgeon will often refer severe crush injuries even those without fracture to a hand therapists early to help. ...Read more