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Finger Numb After Cut Stitches
Can be from a general or a focal conditon. Thyroid disease, diabetes nutrition, neuropathy, circulation and others in the genrela category . Focal tings include neck issues, peripheral nerve compression (likecarpal tunnel) and many other things. It may be better to start with a pcp., then it can be determined whether a neurologist, hand surgeon, endocrinologist ...Read more
Caught my ring finger 7 weeks ago, ring had to be cut off and 30 stitches on finger. Wound closed but finger still swollen. What will reduce this?
Cut thumb with razor blade. Clean cut. Got 2 stitches. Thumb hurts bad. Very sore. How long will pain last. Bout inch cut. Got tetanus shot also.
Hard to say: The digits are supplied with a higher number of nerve endings per square inch than most of the body.After this kind of injury the nerve endings will let you know they are not happy by causing pain.It may pesist with pain and hypersensitivity for weeks if not longer.After the wound is visably healed in 5-6 weeks, the site may still have odd hypersensitity to touch. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: On patients pain tolerance and surgical skill. Why not use local? ...Read more
Palm cut 30 days ago. Hobby knife 1.5 cm deep. Nerve tingled. Dr put in medical glue. Cut OK but middle finger swollen still. Is that normal?
Cut my thumb Wednesday night w pocket knife thumb swollen see tendons when bandaid is off wound not closing still bleeding cold2 touch hand very weak
Had c-5 c-6 c-7 fushion no arm pain after surgery 2 months later. ring finger and pinky finger went numb.
.5 cut on finger w/hedge trimmer. It stopped bleeding within 10min and a couple hrs later i bent my finger a little & bled some.Do i need stitches/dr?
Cut finger at joint 12 days ago, artery cut, sutured, now periodic throbbing pain, no infection. Sharp pain at suture site, feels like i cut it again.
Get rechecked: Pain like this needs to get reexamined. ...Read more
Left an elastic band tight around my little finger for about 4 hours. It was purple and numb. 24 hours after removing band, finger is still numb.
Likely transient pbm: You don't mention that your finger is still purple, and if not, you may recover all function.You likely cut off enough of the nourishment to the digital nerve that there will be a delay in recovery that can last days or might be long term. Use as a learning experience.Cut the blood supply to living tissue and you may lose it. ...Read more
A little: Depending on the procedure some numbness can occur secondary to swelling and traction on the the tissues. If you had a nerve block, this might also be a factor. In any case, you should contact your surgeon - they will want to know and they can tell you whether or not this is "normal" for the type of procedure that you had. ...Read more
Cut my middle finger. Got stiches they come out 1 week. How long for cut to completely close and can it reopen after stiches come out?
should be fine: The fingers are very vascular and heal quickly. 7-10 days, or 1 week for the fingers is usually enough time to let the finger get full closure, and heal. If the area looks as though it is not ready, the sutures can be left in for a few more days. Ultimately, weeks after, the area should be close to healed fully, but scarring and some discoloration can be normal. Best wishes. ...Read more
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