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How To Make Jammed Swollen Finger Go Down
Ice and elevate: The best treatment for just about any injury is to ice and elevate the injured part. Limit use (rest) and to help control swelling, an ace bandage, properly applied, can also help. Remember "rice": rest, ice, compression and elevate. Most of these are simple sprains, but fractures are common and can be serious. See a doctor if symptoms persist or if there is any deformity present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: It depends on the cause of the swelling. ...Read more
You need to : Have a complete tear if the ulnar or radial collateral ligaments ruled out by a hand surgeon . These injuries can at time need surgery. A fracture should be ruled out too. Even without these it may take 2-3 months minimally for pain to subside. Splinting is a first line rx the thumb has a lot of daily stress at the mp joint and it is easy to re -aggravate even a mild injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can you tell if finger is broken or jammed. Index finger is quite swollen down into knuckle on hand. Can move it?
X-ray: The only real way to tell is with an x-ray. If you had a traumatic episode (ie falling on it) then it would also point to more of a fracture. If you had no injury to your finger and the finger is also swollen, then you may need to be evaluated for an infection if you have any open sores on the finger. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sprained wrist causing thumb to go numb and hand stay cold. Also still sensitive to touch. Doctor or go back to the er?
Cold pack: After placeing ice pack on your eyes, a few drops of visene should take some of the redness away. ...Read more
Hand was injured swollen inside bruised now freezing cold can move fingers but ring finger doesn't want to go all the way up. Is it broken or nerves?
Hand Injury: You need to seek medical care as soon as possible. There can be several reasons for your symptoms. This is not the forum to seek advice about those symptoms. See your primary care physician, an urgent care or the emergency for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Splint it: Keep the toe splinted.Get a more detailed answer ›
Go: You go see a Professional, a Dentist. With more than 10,000 hours of training and years of experience your dentist can determine the cause of the swelling (bacterial, virul, or fungal gum infection, abscessed teeth, neoplasm, allergic reaction, irritation from GERD, systemic disease, etc.). Once cause determined appropriate treatment can be applied. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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