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Glass Sliver In Finger
See a professional: If you truly have or are suspicious that you have retained glass in your small finger and it is painful, you should seek medical attention. I would recommend seeing a hand surgeon as they are best qualified to remove either simple or deep foreign material from the hand. ...Read more
When i use peroxide it not only leaves a white redisue on my fingers but it feels like i have a million tiny shards of glass under my skin. Why??
Of course: Peroxide is drying. Why are you using it? To bleach hair? ...Read more
I broke a glass approx. a month ago and a glass splinter got stuck in my finger. It has now healed over the glass splinter. It is too small to see on x-ray. Should it come out or is it ok to keep in?
Depends entirely: on size of glass fragment and how deeply it is imbedded. If you cannot see it, it is either too small or too deep. It is best to show it to a doctor, especially if you have any pain or redness surrounding the area. ...Read more
My daugher had a glass cut on her finger about 2 yrs ago. Checked and healed fine. Now she says it still hurts and theres a light purple spot?
Glass cut: She may still have a glass particle in her finger.'she may needxray of hand ...Read more
My finger was cut a few weeks ago on glass it healed but the swelling never went down it is a little bit purple but doesnt hurt, what should i do?
See your doctor: It's impossible to be able to tell you exactly what is going on through this type of venue. Could it be infected? Could there be a piece of glass still in there? Could it just be some scar tissue that you are seeing? It needs to be looked at, to better sort out the possibilities. Best of luck. ...Read more
If glass shard is stuck in finger we'll it eventually come out or get transferred inside your body possibly lungs?
I would encourage: You to have this injury checked medically. If your last tetanus shot was more than 10 years ago or you aren't sure when it was, then it is time for another one. Concerned by your description of finger - would want to rule out infection. ...Read more
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