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Cut On Palm Of Hand
Help! I can't clean my wound because the gauze is stuck with blood, I don't want to pull out a stitch. Cut to palm of hand yesterday morning.
Soak it: You should be able to moisten the bandage so it can be removed a little easier. ...Read more
I cut the palm of hand 4 days ago, hit artery and maybe nerve, 6 stitches. Still lots of pain. How long will it take to heal or at least hurt less?
3 years ago I severely cut the palm of my hand, now I have about a dime size bump there. Its painful when trying to open things. What can I do?
What do you suggest if I cut the palm of my hand from below my thumb to about half way across my palm. I went to the ER and they?
Sutures: The would should be sutured and the hand checked for tendon and nerve injury. ...Read more
Today I cut the palm of my hand requiring 6 stitches, also hit an artery. My fingers are very swollen, can you suggest home care? Dr was brief.
Elevate & Re-eval: Swollen fingers after a trauma to the hand can be worrisome. You state that an artery was cut...Sometimes the vein is cut as well, if that was tied off when they placed stitches the hand will have a hard time effectively draining causing swelling. Infection can cause swelling as well. If not on an abt and painfull swelling see a hand surgeon asap to prevent further complications. ...Read more
Usually in for 10-14 days....
Weeks to get range of motion
and swelling gone. ...Read more
I have a 2 day old cut on the palm of my hand that keeps opening up. It is 2 inches in length. Is it too late for stitches?
Yes: Yes it is too late. You might want to try steristeps and try to keep skin close together. ...Read more
Yes: May need stitches if wound depth > 1/4”, wound edges are gaping or jagged or if fat / muscle is visibly extending from wound. See: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/first-aid/first-aid-cuts/basics/art-20056711 ...Read more
Dupytrens contractur: This could be the initial development of a dupytrens contracture. This is a contracture of the palmar fascia seen primarily in people of northern european descent. It is inherited, and a lump in the palm known as a dupytrens whorl can be the initial finding. Seek the advice of a hand surgeon. ...Read more
If the nerves need to re-spout from the neck down to the palm (because the nerve axon it self has been destroyed) it can take months (so long as scar tissue does not block the pathway back to the skin, sweat glands etc.
Sometimes local damage to myelin insulating the nerves can be repaired by the surviving oligodendrocytes. This usually takes less time to occur. (weeks). ...Read more
3 year old has light brown pin point freckle on palm of hand. Just noticed, is this concerning? I'm a worried mama.
What should I put on afresh burn on my hand. I touched the hot metal in crock pot with left bottom of my palm of hand.
Burns need most of: All to be kept clean. So start by using a gentle soap and water. Typicallly burns from hot pots are second degree and will blister. If so it is best not to puncture the blister and contaminate the tissue initialy. Any topical antibiotic ointment such as Bacitracin typically will help reduce the chance of superinfection. If it is large, or looks worse, or circulation or sensation affected see md. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
50 yr old f with lump on palm of hand, been there for about a week. Starting to hurt only slightly if I push on it. A little smaller than a quarter.?
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Potentially serious: Hand burns can be very serious, particularly if they involve larger portions of the hand, cross joints (wrists, fingers), and are deep. Best way to sort it out would be to go to the ER asap. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Most not related.: I can;t think of any reason that a fingr tip injury would cause a lump in the palm. Lumps, bumps and masses are very common in the palm and hand. You should probably see a hand surgeon for a diagnosis. ...Read more
Yes: It is worth a try. If it persists more than 5-7 days I would suggest a visit to your pcp. ...Read more
Trigger: It could be a trigger finger. Try heat or ice. If no change an evaluation with a hand surgeon could help. ...Read more
What medication can I take for this desease coxsackie the small red blisters on palm of hand and bottom of feat is itchin alot?
Last thursday I was writing a lot of notes and I got this sudden pain. My wrists still hurts, its redish, pain in palm of hand and finger pain.
Hand pain: Pain and discoloration of the hand after continuous work can be related to repetive stress syndrome. This can include tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, dequervains tendonitis. Give your hand a rest, try some oral anti inflammatories. If symptoms persist get checked out by a hand surgeon. ...Read more
Tripped on pavement, used palm of hand to steady myself 4 hrs ago. Not swollen but pain getting worse, hurts to move thumb, bend wrist or make fist?
Found a small lump on palm of hand. That's grown from a sesame size to pea size. Starts to hurt when I press on it or grab things. What should I do?
See a hand surgeon: There are many lesions that present as lumps on the palm. Most are benign, but anything that is changing in size, color or symptoms should be brought to the attention of your doctor. If you don't have a regular doctor, a hand surgeon is the type of doctor most likely to take care of this. ...Read more
I fell pretty hard on the palm of hand on Halloween. I have a nice scar but the spot is still very tender and I can't bear full weight. What is wrong?
Xray: You may have a fracture. See your physician for evaluation and xray. ...Read more
Sharp pain in Palm of hand by thumb when I touch it. I have carpal tunnel could the pain be caused be carpal tunnel?
Palm of hand pain: Could be from carpal tunnel or could have a small ganglion cyst in palm (may feel small bump or would see on ultrasound). if it is on the thenar eminence (thumb side prominence-as you mention) could be dequervains which is another tendonits but the one that goes to the thumb-treated by splinting motrin products and at times injection to tendon sheath follow up with doc/urgent care ...Read more
Index finger has been swollen and can barely bend for over and week and now it moving to palm of hand and over finger. No trauma, any ideas?
Time to see your doc: This is not normal and a diagnosis needs to be made. ...Read more
Picked off spot on palm of hand. It came back, shrunk to size of Pin prick and has moved. I'm a 21-year-old male. Melanoma? Going to doctor on 24th.
Likely a wart:
From what you described, the lesion is more likely to be a wart than a melanoma.
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I pulled my trap I think but I have a tingling feeling in my elbow, forearm, palm of hand, thumb and index finger, what's wrong?
What can cause excessive vaginal bleeding (for 3 months, 5+days - I've lost count) and dropping clumps of blood clots that fill the palm of hand?
See gynecologist: Menorrhagia is an abnormally heavy and prolonged menstrual period at regular intervals. Menorrhagia can be caused by abnormal blood clotting, disruption of normal hormonal regulation of periods, or disorders of the endometrial lining of the uterus. You should see a gynecologist where a complete history including medications will be obtained and additional testing may be necessary. ...Read more
What could be the cause of itchy fingers & tops of feet & toes? Also had a slight rash appear on outside of Palm of hand now disappeared. Thanks.
Itch: The cause of itchiness of fingers, feet and toes can be difficult to identify. I would suspect reaction to foods, medications, changes in temperature, etc. See if you detect any pattern. Taking antihistamine medications like benadryl (causes drowsiness) or claritin (nondrowsy) may relieve the symptoms. An allergist may help you with this problem if it persists. ...Read more
Could a piece of steel wool from a Brillo pad have gotten in my hand? Palm of hand by thumb is a tad swollen but no blood or splinter. Or carpal tunnel?
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