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Can you get tendonitis in your hands. My right hanf is painful to use, i.E. Picking up a cup or slicing veggies. Tender at thumb and forefinger.?
Playing hockey thumb got trapped between ball and stick. Tip of thumb is very bruised, swollen, tender to touch where meets next bone. Best treatment?
Cut fingertip with mandolin. Covered the wound with gauze. Twelve hours later, a piece of gauze stuck fast to wound. What danger in leaving gauze?
Soak and remove: Soak and remove it, or it may get trapped in the wound as the skin heals and cause ongoing irritation. If you cannot remove it easily, go to an UC or your doc and they can apply numbing agents and remove it. IF you have not had a tetanus booster in the last 10 years, get one within 72 hours of cutting yourself. ...Read more
Puncture wound to the finger webbing while cutting food. What should I do? Made it bleed myself, then put gauze between fingers.
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
30 stitches to index finger and thumb 7days ago index finger infected. Can I clean with iodated sea salt? What is the worst that can happen?
Follow up. : Please follow up with your medical provider for proper care and treatment of an infected wound. Using sea salt may or may not do any harm (could cause more irritation and inflammation of the tissues depending on how much is used), but it probably won't do anything to fight the infection. ...Read more
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I've asmall localized swelling at myproximal nail fold 5days ago.Painless not tender not red or hot.I tried to soak my finger in hot waterbut no gain?
Sliced my thumb pad, 6 stitches. Day 4 and it's very swollen and tip numb. Will numbness likely resolve in time?
Stiff finger joints in the morning , right hand finger finger has trigger action gets easier after getting up not painful but discomforting?
Osteoarthritis: I assume you must be above 50 years of age. There is more tendency to develop Osteoarthritis or Degenerative Joint Disease as we age. Stiffness in the hand joints are common symptoms. will get better with movement within 30 min. Apply warm water And you described the classic decryption of Trigger finger. Ortho. can help you if this is very annoying to you. ...Read more
Large hard lump on ring finger. Sore when knocked.After 2years the finger stiffens up when inactive. Have to open &close hand 2relieve pain. Any idea?
Hang nail now whole finger swollen, tip is red, warm and throbbing x5 days. Very painful. Tip looks clubbed n getting numb. How to treat @home? Or er?
Finger swollen: Time to go to er, if that is where you get medical treatment. You have an infection in the finger and you need treatment. ...Read more
Information: Probably not. I jammed finger is a blunt injury to one or mote joints. There will be pain and swelling that will gradually subside in a few days. Motion should not be forced beyon d the pint of discomfort. Be sure there is no fracture, or dislocation. This means you need to seek consultation. ...Read more
Sliced open tip of pointing finger preparing pork. Roughly 6mm long, 3mm deep, won't stop bleeding after 10 minutes of pressure with kitchen towel.
Moderate pain on tip of pinky finger. a bit red in colour, warm to touch and sensitive to touch. don't recall hitting it anywhere?
Finger is inflamed : 30y/o with moderate pain on tip of pinky finger, a bit red in color, warm to touch and sensitive to touch, don't recall hitting it anywhere? Finger is inflamed, most likely had an unnoticed tiny puncture wound while cleaning, working or playing. Warm soaks in epson salt/saline x 5-10 minutes twice daily for a day or two could help. Else see PCP in case of splint or Foreign Body/ antibiotics needed ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Broken finger 2+ months ago. Ring finger at the tip. Splinted for 3 weeks. Still hurts to bend all the way or pinch with it. Should it still hurt? Why
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?
I use the iPad a few hours a day using mainly the ring finger. Swelling between ring and pinky knuckles. At touch I feel like a lump but no pain?
May be related: This depends on what your finger touched. It may be a type of repetitive trauma. You can see a rheumatologist to clarify. ...Read more
Cut a c shaped flap in tip of ring finger put bandaid on tight for pressure for 1.5 hrs.took off still bleeding.do I need doctor?
Yes go to ER: for treatment if bleeding hasn't stopped.Get a more detailed answer ›
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