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Doctor insights on: Curling Fingers Disease

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I accidentally pierced my finger while sewing, is it possible to catch any diseases?

I accidentally pierced my finger while sewing, is it possible to catch any diseases?

Yes, but not common: Any time there's a break in the skin, whether from a paper cut, bug bite, or small puncture, there is a chance for infection. Pain, redness, warmth, and swelling can be signs of an infection. ...Read more

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I cut my finger very lightly on a freshly opened can of dog food will I die or get a disease please answer?

I cut my finger very lightly on a freshly opened can of dog food will I die or get a disease please answer?

Finger cut: If you washed the wound very well with soap and water then it is highly unlikely you will get a disease and die. The main prevention of disease with cuts is to thoughly wash and clean the wound. ...Read more

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If someone who had a cut on their finger prepares your food could you get diseases from that food if blood accidentally gets in the given food?

If someone who had a cut on their finger prepares your food could you get diseases from that food if blood accidentally gets in the given food?

Almost impossible: It's rare for bacteria and viruses to be in someone's blood. There are rare exceptions like Hep B and HIV; however, even if blood containing those microbes got in your food, eating it wouldn't cause you to get infected. Those microbes need to get into your blood, not your stomach (where acid and enzymes would kill them). If you had an open cut in your mouth perhaps you could get it but so unlikely! ...Read more

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I'm a virgin and I had fingered my self a couple of times. I used my moms vibrater its really small I inserted it in can I get any diseases I washed it?

I'm a virgin and I had fingered my self a couple of times. I used my moms vibrater its really small I inserted it in can I get any diseases I washed it?

Possibly: Toys are potential sources of vaginal and cervical infections. Germs from your environment can contaminate hands/fingers and pass to these objects. Hepatitis B is a germ that can last 6 months or more on an object and cause active infection in someone exposed to it. If you use a steam cleaner and sanitizing fluids to clean the object it should be safe. ...Read more

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Could raynaud's disease be only in index fingers?

Could raynaud's disease be only in index fingers?

Maybe: Raynaud's phenomenon is due to spasm of blood vessels supplying the fingers and toes. Finger symptoms usually involve all fingers. People vary in the symptoms they get with any disorder, so it is possible that a person could have symptoms in only index fingers. There may be malformations in the arteries going to the index fingers. A primary care or rheumatology doctor can help figure things out. ...Read more

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Why do your fingers turn blue in raynaud's disease?

Why do your fingers turn blue in raynaud's disease?

Vasospasm: The blood vessels in your hands and feet narrow (vasospasm) causing a reduction in blood flow. The reduced blood to this area causes the area to first turn white. With continued lack of blood to the hands and feet they turn blue. Once the spasm has resolved blood flow returns and the area turns red before returning to its normal color. ...Read more

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What disease can make your fingers/toes turn white in the cold?

What disease can make your fingers/toes turn white in the cold?

Raynaud's: Raynauds syndrome can be isolated or part of an underlying autoimmune disease. Raynauds syndrome is when the blood vessels in your hands and feet go into spasm. (vasospasm). This causes a decrease in blood flow and reduced oxygen in the area. The reduction in oxygen causes the color in your feet and hands to turn white, then blue and finally red once the blow flow has returned to the area. ...Read more

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I cut my finger accidentally, then sucked blood from that area. Is there any chance of disease transmission?

I cut my finger accidentally, then sucked blood from that area. Is there any chance of disease transmission?

Auto-innoculation: Your blood is sterile. Unless you had something infectious on your skin, you're safe. You can't give yourself a disease you already have. ...Read more

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Which kidney diseases will cause clubbing of the fingers?

Which kidney diseases will cause clubbing of the fingers?

Well,: Usually chronic respiratory problems such as emphysema cause this. Finger clubbing is not really seen with kidney disease. However, kidney disease can cause a build-up of nitrogen waste products in the blood, which can damage nails. ...Read more

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I have raynaud's disease. But I have noticed that my fingers swell when I wake up really bad. And I get sores on the tip of my fingers and on the sides?

I have raynaud's disease. But I have noticed that my fingers swell when I wake up really bad. And I get sores on the tip of my fingers and on the sides?

See your doctor.: Various diseases, such as lupus and scleroderma, are associated with raynaud's. Let your doctor run some tests to be sure that you do not have an underlying, more serious problem. ...Read more

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I bandage of someone"s cut finger, it was bledding and I eat something with unwash hand. Is there any possibility disease? I was not sure wether my hand has blood or not..

I bandage of someone"s cut finger, it was bledding and I eat something with unwash hand. Is there any possibility disease? I was not sure wether my hand has blood or not..

Yes,: Yes, you could get sick from ingesting someone's blood. If there was no visible blood on your hand, then the chances can be relatively low. Hiv virus dies in the open air. However, it is always essential to wash your hands anytime you come in contact iwth body fluids to prevent the spread of infection, incuding your own body fluids. ...Read more

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What disease is associated with pain and numbness of the left arm down to the fingers?

What disease is associated with pain and numbness of the left arm down to the fingers?

Usually neck arthrit: Commonest cause is osteoarthritis in neck. There could be other causes of nerve pinching behind collar bone or many causes of nerve disease. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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I have white dots in my hand fingers from 2006.now its spreading slowly. Could you tell about this disease?

I have white dots in my hand fingers from 2006.now its spreading slowly. Could you tell about this disease?

Need a picture: It would be beneficial to see an image of your fingers! Consider setting up a virtual appointment on Healthtap. ...Read more

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Fingers tingling 4 2h. Have raynaud's disease but fingers aren't different colors. Don't feel sick and happened all of the sudden. Serious or what?

Fingers tingling 4 2h. Have raynaud's disease but fingers aren't different colors. Don't feel sick and happened all of the sudden. Serious or what?

Difficult to know: But if all fingers are tingling you might be a bit anxious and hypertventilating. If only some are tingling, you might have carpal tunnel syndrome. It doesnot seem to be related to your raynaud's disease. Dr m. ...Read more

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Can Raynaud's disease affect both hands including fingers?

Can Raynaud's disease affect both hands including fingers?

Yes: It can affect both hands and all fingers It can vary from blanching due to cold followed by blue and overly pink to actually causing severe damage to the fingers. It can be treated by excellent drugs and proceedures. ...Read more

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Can you catch any disease from spilling someone else's old urine on your hands with a cut on your finger?

Can you catch any disease from spilling someone else's old urine on your hands with a cut on your finger?

Definitely: Yes, if you have an open wound and introduce bacteria into the wound from any source, you can acquire an infection. Body fluids such as urine and blood are especially high risk. If you are concerned that the wound may be getting infected, see your Dr. ...Read more

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Can geting a cut at a nail salon cause aids or any harmful disease? I was getting my nails done and the guy cut my finger with the nail machine.

Can geting a cut at a nail salon cause aids or any harmful disease? I was getting my nails done and the guy cut my finger with the nail machine.

Theoretically: Yes, you can provided that the machine / instrument was infected. The chances though that this to happen is minute. I would not be concerned of hiv, if concerned is to hepatitis b and c. Hiv is very difficult to get as the viral particles in an unit (ml) of blood are minimal. ...Read more

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Fifth disease at 25, lot of hive like bumps on fingers with it. Ever since then (now 40)it seems like bumps freq. Appear when I'm sick. Is it dormant?

Fifth disease at 25, lot of hive like bumps on fingers with it. Ever since then (now 40)it seems like bumps freq. Appear when I'm sick. Is it dormant?

Somewhat: Fifth disease symptoms can recur for months with hand Lesions ashes and especially troublesome joint pain and swelling in the hands. It will eventually resolve. If you continue for years like this there may be another reason. Consult your doctor for a fresh look at this recurring problem. May not be due to fifths. ...Read more