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Curling Fingers Disease
Possibly: Infection and disease are both a concern. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
Is it true that since nerves are concentrated on tip of fingers, we could get some kind of nerve disease (on your finger nerves) if we use an optical mouse?
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
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
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
White: Reynauds will do thisGet a more detailed answer ›
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
Can rheumatic or other diseases make finger joints grow thicker/bigger (at beginning of disease)? And what disease would do that? I'm 32.
What to do if I have severe raynaud's disease and in the winter I wear really, really big gloves but my fingers still turn white/purple/blue?
I inserted a lollipop that I was eating in my anus for fun while masturbating and then my finger (i washed my finger) can this cause any disease?
Sex play: No. There is no disease caused by exposure to a lollipop. ...Read more
Accidentally stuck my finger with a boutonnière pin and caused my finger to bleed. Any chance of me contracting a disease from this? Have tetanus shot
Low risk: The risk is very low. If it becomes very red, swollen, and painful see a Dr. ...Read more
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 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
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
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?
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
Sir I have purple line in my hand first finger is it a symptom of any dangerous disease or not please guide me?
More: Is it painful? How long has it been there? Swelling? ...Read more
I contracted herpetic whitlow in my finger on oct'12 from an employee who had herpes on face why does this disease keep recurring even on meds?
Can you catch any disease from spilling someone else's old urine on your hands with a cut on your finger?
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
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