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How long before my stiches come out of my finger?

How long before my stiches come out of my finger?

A week to ten days.: Fingers take longer to heal than the face. Even after seven to ten days you have be careful not to use that hand for another couple of weeks because the incision could pop open. ...Read more

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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?

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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Cut the tip of my finger off how long to keep it bandaged?

Cut the tip of my finger off how long to keep it bandaged?

Depends: How deep is the cut? If deep, bandage/cushion it to protect from further injury and infection until it heals. Keep your finger clean and try some aquaphor or neosporin to protect/keep moist. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Are there any health risks of having long and thin fingers?

Are there any health risks of having long and thin fingers?

Probably no: It really depends how tall one is and what other health issues the individual has. A very tall person with long fingers and a history of loose-jointedness and lens dislocations would likely have marfan's syndrome. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a clean break finger pone to heal?

How long does it take for a clean break finger pone to heal?

Pone or Bone?: Down here a pone is like a 'rising or an abscess. Properly splinted a finger bone will take at least 4 and usually more like 6 weeks. ...Read more

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I burned my finger pretty badly how long does the pain last ?

I burned my finger pretty badly how long does the pain last ?

DEPENDS: Wow, burns are really painful and there are lots of nerve endings in the fingertips. I guess it depends on how severe the burn. Can hurt for a day or so if not too bad. Much longer if more severe. Make sure to keep it clean and not infected. See you doctor if it does not heal soon. ...Read more

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On a scale from 1 - 10, how bad does breaking a finger hurt and for how long?

On a scale from 1 - 10, how bad does breaking a finger hurt and for how long?

Acute pain @ 5-7/10: The acute pain form a finger fracture can be painful enough so as to perhaps require a brief period of prescription level pain medication. We will assume we are talking about the more common closed (skin intact) type of finger fracture involving one of the smaller bones (phalanges) of the fingers, and that surgery is not indicated. Once the fracture is reduced ("set"), the acute pain will subside ...Read more

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