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How To Treat A Bruised Hand
Get med eval: It usually requires x-rays (plus medical hx ; physical exam) to correctly diagnose a fracture. An appropriate treatment plan will follow after evaluation. ...Read more
My friends bruised hand smells very weird on one side and the other side smells fine she's been finger splinting why is it smelling?
Swollen and bruised hand. No trauma. Cold to touch and numb. Painful for a week with no improvement of swelling or bruising.
Abrise under the nail is called subungal hematoma and can be very painful as there is collection of blood under the nail and there is no outlet. Nail looks black and blue. If there is not much pain than the blood will eventually get absorped in your body by itself and needs no treatment
but if there is intense pain than a hole is drilled through the nail to relieve the pressure. ...Read more
Time & hygiene: Nail bruise will heal on its own unless it gets infected. Keep the area clean and time will take care of the bruise. If is becomes painful, swollen or develops a discharge, see your doctor. ...Read more
I punched a wall a few times and my knuckle is very swollen and bruised. I can still see my knuckle when I make a fist. How should I treat it?
Have it evaluated: Punching anything is dangerous and puts you at risk of a fracture of the hand (called a Boxer's fracture). You might have also embedded material from the wall into your skin or deeper tissues. This can result in a serious infection. ...Read more
I fell and hurt my thumb its bruised and swollen I can move it but it hurts to grip things and my wrist is a bit sore to what should I do to treat it?
I have bruised my big toe nail playing squash. How can I treat this and what should I do to protect it when playing squash again?
On the top of my hand there was a red mark/bump. I treated it like a wart became tender to touch so I stopped. Now its flat, pink, and scabby looking?
10 days ago wrist corrective & CTR surgery. Near thumb top Red bruise, Bruise color Red not change till now Normal? Can treat bruise by tight bandage?
No,: A tight bandage will not treat a bruise ...Read more
I stubbed my pinky toe and its very bruised, swollen and has a burning sensation. Should I get it checked out by a doctor or just treat it at home?
Being tested/treated for C6 Cervical radiculopathy. Woke up today with pain today in entire arm (stemming from tricep?). Numb thumb. Can't bend arm without pain. Small bruise on arm. No position is comfortable. How to correctly diagnose? Frustrated.
Nerve root irritatio: See your physician for treatmentGet a more detailed answer ›
Red, Swollen Hand: This is difficult to answer without getting more history and being able to examine your hand. You need to be evaluated immediately by a physician to make sure you don't have an infection, etc. ...Read more
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