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Finger Swollen Around Nail
My index finger has been swollen around the nail for two weeks and the skin below the nail just started getting yellow, should I be worried?
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
Accidently punched the wall last night. Swelled immediately. Index finger swollen. Pain in entire hand. Hurts to move. Blue swollen line down palm.
Babys hand crushed in door. Her pinky knuckle looked squished in and there was instantly a deep purple bruise on ring finger. Swollen now but playful.
Lately my both hand swell every morning aching my bone (borh hand). One of my middle finger swollen and hurt constantly. Do I need vitamin c? Or?
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
I think I suffered a paroxysmal finger hematoma today and the hematoma is really painful and the finger swollen, should I be seen by a dr.?
Paroxysmal finger he: This is also called achenbach syndrome. It's etiology is poorly understood at best. It may be associated with other diseases, but that is undetermined at present. It is benign, it usually resolves in a couple days. I know - I have had the same sort of episode in my left thumb! ...Read more
For about a month I have woke up with my finger swollen and hard to bend. I did not injure it at all?
There is a long list of diagnosis possible for atraumatic finger swelling and stiffness.
Most common is a trigger finger or stenosing tenosynovitis, but other possibilities in the long list include infection, inflammatory conditions such as gout or ra, aggravation of underlying arthritis...
Only way to find out for sure is evaluation by a qualified medical provider -. ...Read more
What can you do for a smashed finger, swollen and has the pins and needle numbness currently, injured 8 hours ago?
Go to ER now: You need to go er to get x-ray done to make sure you do not have a crushed injury with nerve injury as well as med for pain and anti-inflammatory. ...Read more
Due to a cut on my ring finger 6weeks post surgery finger swollen difficult to stretch out and stiff is this normal?
Finger swelling: Please see your surgeon for evaluation and treatment recommendations. ...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 Palm: Is it red or tender? Could be infected. Send us a photo to see if it is normal swelling or early infection. ...Read more
Finger swollen under knuckle after mosquito bite. Why would a mosquito bite make it swell. Will it go down soon?
Several possibility: You may have been bitten by something other than a mosquito, may have had an unusually severe reaction to the bite, or may have developed a secondary infection due to breaking the skin while scratching. If the finger is red, warm, painful or gets worse would see a hand surgeon asap. Infections in fingers can extend upwards very quickly. ...Read more
I am experiencing finger swelling and finger pain. The following also describes me: Nail Biting. What should I do?
? infected: In that scenario, infection from one of your mouth germs is the most likely cause. ...Read more
Had itchy red swollen end of little finger, swelling gone now and left lots of red dots under skin that don't fade when pressed down on. Thank you?
Regarding my middle finger, swollen at the top joint, has become this way over a period of 9 yrs after slight injury, cd anything be done to fix?
Broken Finger? Swollen hurts and bruise behind knuckle. Should I go to the ER? Also when I pull on it it makes a popping noise its been 2 days
Xray: I don't think you have to go to the ER but an xray would be a good idea to rule out a fracture. Especially of the finger you want to be careful as you of course want to retain full function of the finger. ...Read more
3days, hurt wrist, starting to bruise a little, pinky finger swollen, hurts dangling, moved holding. Pain increasing. Nurse pro. Said no fracture?
Hit the center of proximal phalanx on my right pointer finger. Swollen knot, bruising & painful bending. Bruised or would raised knot mean fracture?
Fractures can swell: Either locally or diffusely. A knot may mean there is a very bad bruise to skin or it could mean a fracture. A fracture in the finger can be nondislplaced meaning everyting moves well and is lined up so one does not necessarily have a great deformity, joint fractures or fractures in the plane of motion with swelling may not loo obvious except for pain and swelling. If symptoms persist, get seen ...Read more
My finger tip is swollen and has been for about 3 weeks. Don't think I jammed it and I bite my nails. I think it may be infected.
I smashed my finger two days ago, the nail turned black and I drained it but it's still extremely swollen and I'm wondering what I should do.
Ice ice baby!: Ice 20 minutes three x day, elevate above level of hear when able. Don't be surprised if you lose fingernail, any signs infection go see family doc. ...Read more
Hit top of finger by nail with hammer. Bottom of finger quite swollen and black. Do not think it is broken. What can be done to reduce swelling?
Paperclip: Bend paper clip to have a straight end. Secure with a clamp or pliers so you can hold over a flame until red-hot. Press into the nail until the blood runs out from under the nail. You have a crush injury so it will be sore ; swollen for a few days, longer if the bone was crushed. The black color will gradually be shed off the end in 6 months. The small, round hole will reach the end of the nail so. ...Read more
I pinched my finger tip in between a car door there was blood, the nail is black, my finger tip is swollen, the pain is really bad. What happens now?
23 year old lady who slammed finger in car door.
You should visit the ER to make sure your finger is neurovascularly intact meaning there is blood flow to the finger and the nerves are functioning. You may require some x rays of your hand to make sure you did not fracture one of your phalanges. You also may need a tetanus shot. The subungual hematoma should be drained as well. Good luck. Apply ice. ...Read more
I closed a safe door on my left index finger on wed.6am. It is very swollen on the nail side. The nail is all B&B an becoming more painful and swollen?
See doctor asap: You may have a subungual hematoma and the blood under the nail may need to be drained. Also you may have a fracture. ...Read more
I pinched my finger in between a car door, its not broken but it is swollen, the nail is black, there is blood, and its very painful, what should I do?
If painful, can typically be easily drained to relieve pressure.
Here is some information.
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/bleeding-under-nail. ...Read more
I smashed my finger in my car door. It's swollen, nail black & has a strange odor. What's causing the odor?
Bad odor: Could mean infection. Please get this evaluated ASAP. Take care. ...Read more
I have a smashed finger and their seems to b blood in my nail and on my finger it is swollen with blood in it what should I do?
Subungual hematoma..: A subungual hematoma is bleeding under the fingernail caused by a crush injury; causes intense pain and throbbing. If is is really painful, it can be decompressed. Should be done by doc if >50% of nail bed involved (nail may need to be removed). Doctors use cautery; diy'ers use a heated, sterilized needle. If not too bad, can just watch and wait. ...Read more
I smashed my finger 2 days ago nail is black and it's swollen should I get it drained or wait till the nail falls off I'm in a lot of pain?
Drain if in pain: If the nail is causing you a lot of pain, it's a good idea to see your doc to have it properly drained. The process will involve burning a hole in the nail with a small, hot wire, allowing the collected blood to drain out. Eventually the nail will likely fall off on its own but draining it will release the pressure relieve the pain. ...Read more
Some vinegar is skipped on my finger then. I felt some burning sens. In my prox. Nail fold and I found it a little bit swollen. What I have to do?!
Vinegar on nail: Just rinse well with water and wait. It should resolve on its own. ...Read more