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How To Take Swelling Down On Swollen Finger
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
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
It depends: It depends on the cause of the swelling. ...Read more
After a cat bite, my finger got infected and badly swollen. How long should it take for the antibiotics to take effect and the swelling to go down?
Infection: It should take24-36 hours for the swelling to go down. Soaking your finger in warm water and it helps for the swelling to go down. ...Read more
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
How long it take for swelling and bruising to go away from broken toe/foot? Tripped and bent big toe all way back. Is it broken.
6-12 months: After a fracture in the lower extremity, swelling is normal for the first 4 months. After that the swelling is typically intermittent but can last longer and occasionally up to 12 months. Check with your physician for certain exercises to do for reducing some of the swelling. ...Read more
Fractured Toe: Needs an x-ray to be able to diagnosed and if not displaced just buddy tape is needed. See your podi. ...Read more
Punched in the mouth and upper lip is split and swollen, got 3 stitches. How long should it take for swelling to go down (days, weeks?) Any tips?
I recently sprained my ankle and its bruised along my foot and up the side of my leg, any tips on how to reduce the bruising as quickly as possible?
Home therapy needed: I have to assume there are no broken bones. If this is not 100% true then a medical evaluation is needed before you do anything. Otherwise, by utilizing hot and cold contrast bath's this will help the bruising. You can either use a tub or just hot towel or heating pad and cold pack. Start with the hot for 3-4 minutes and then immediately cold for 3-4 minutes. Repeat 4 times, twice daily. ...Read more
Gone over on my ankle this morning can't weight bear on it iced and elevated very swollen and painful how long should I wait
NOT LONG: If you had a traumatic event swelling, can occur for days or longer and most likely should be evaluated by an xray to rule out a fracture. If there was no trauma, that is more concerning for a type of athritis and should be examined and appropriate labs and xrays should be obtained. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some ...: Clinically, you developed paraphimosis by forgetting to pull the foreskin down after pulling-up over glans penis for cleansing or pleasure. How long has this been? Most of times, professional manual gentle compression and squeezing will slowly reduce the swelling, and push the glans penis "into" the reduced foreskin. Such maneuver takes 3-10 minutes to complete depending on degree of swelling... ...Read more
Index finger swollen, hard to bend. blisters form and pain goes up my hand and arm. been to the ER took antibiotics and it returned. what to do?
You need to see rheu: You need to see a rheumatologist, get a correct dose. It it is infection in the tendons you are going to need more vigorous treatment. This can be dangerous ...Read more
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