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I Cut My Finger Now My Hand Is Swollen
GET SEEN=infection: The cardinal signs of infection: swelling/pain/redness/warmth so if your finger laceration (cut) happened about 3-5 days ago then the timing is right to develop a cellulitis (skin indection). Hand cellulitis is serious so it is time to get seen. You may need I.V. Antibiotics for proper treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Finger swelling: After a laceration may mean an infection, pain with motion. Swelling that seems beyond the cut, the feeling that the finger is bent or can't straighten are some signs that an infection is occurring and that an area of the tendon is involved, even i'd it is just a local red wound one should seek medical attention as finger infections can spread quickly and affect finger motion long term. ...Read more
2 w ago i had carpal tunnel surgery . I did some painting now my hand is swollen and my pinky finger is locked up and twice the size is this normal?
I got got stitches for a finger laceration about 5 days ago and now my hand is red and a little swollen?
Hi, this past tuesday evening i punched a wooden beam. Now the top of my hand is swollen when i push down on the swollen part, which is the entire top of my right hand and you can't see my pinkie and ring finger knuckles because of the puffiness, it doesn
Yep. : Yep. You probably have what's called a boxer's fracture. It most commonly occurs not in boxers but in people who have punched walls or wooden beams. What's likely broken in the bone that connects your pinkie finger to your wrist, and possibly also the one next to it. If so, you need a cast. If you don't treat it, you could wind up with a permanent deformity in your hand. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I hit the side of my pinky knuckle &felt extreme pain immediately. Now my pinky/hand is swollen &i can feel something moving in my finger. Help?
Finger injuries: You need to be seen. A simple x ray will determine if fractured. ...Read more
My middle finger hurts, swollen and numb. It hurts when i'm not even moving it. X ray came back okay., now my whole right hand is swollen. ?
Infection? Gout?: Time to look for other things that may not be seen on an xray. Your doctor was probably looking for any small fracture that could be causing the pain. Have you had any fevers? Redness? Recent cuts or abrasions around the finger? Consider that your symptoms may be from an infection. Gout is another possibility. Make sure you followup with your doctor and good luck! ...Read more
My mother 82 year old mother cut her finger a paper cut. She is stating that her hand is swollen for three days. Unable to brush her hair or any thing else with her hand.
I cut my finger, left index finger medially at the ip joint and it is sore swollen and stiff after a month. Is my joint infected?
May be cellulitis: Besure to have it seem by a doctor. The splinter could have carried an infection into the finger and now it has spread to the whole hand. In the mean time, warm compressed and draining any puss at the splinter site. And remove the splinter if you havent done so yet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies : There are several potential causes. Presumably you did not injure it or you would have mentioned it. Other causes can include inflammatory or infectios causes. I would not hesitate to be seen. ...Read more
I have a superficial wound just below my little finger in right hand. My right hand is swollen but can move.I fell on the road while jogging. ?
I can not grasp anything and my hand is swollen from the wrist to the tips of fingers pain shotting up to my elbow?
Tennis elbow: Probably this: http://handcare.assh.org/Hand-Anatomy/Details-Page/ArticleID/27941/Tennis-Elbow-Lateral-Epicondylitis.aspxGet a more detailed answer ›
I fell down the stairs 2 days ago. My hand is swollen and bruised. What do you think is wrong with it? It also hurts to move my pinky finger.
Get X-Rays: Depending on the position of your hand and your pinky finger, you may have anything from a minor bone or soft tissue bruise to something more severe like a fracture involving one of the bones of the hand. Have your local pcp evaluate the injury, get x-rays and advise you as to your next step in management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I fell yesterday and the outside of my hand is swollen and bruised from my wrist half way down my pinkie. I can move all my fingers it hurts swollen?
Urgent- I had a bedbug bite on them lower right Side on middle finger, a little while after the whole top and middle on the back of my hand is swollen?
Local reaction: Sounds like you are having a local allergic reaction to the bite. If no health risks, take some benadryl (diphenhydramine) (don't mix with alcohol) and apply otc hydrocortisone cream. Cool compress of water and white vinegar in 50/50 mix may help give some temporary relief. Keep hand elevated. See your MD if rapidly worsens or not better in a few days. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/bedbugs-infestation ...Read more
I punched my hand on a metal cart and a wall a few days ago, my ring finger and pinky hurt alot as well as my knuckles. My hand is swollen.what should i do?
I punched a person monday and today is wednesday and the top of my hand is swollen i can move all my fingers but when i make a fist there is pressure in the middle... there is no pain unless i try to use hand..... what should i do??
Three fingers and the right half of the back of my hand is swollen bruised and numb from friday night. It appears to have gotten worse. The numbness makes it difficult to type although the more i type it seems to be feeling a little better. Whats my best
See hand specialist: Persistant swelling and numbness on the hand is concerning. In implies some kind of injury or pressure on the nerve and if left alone without treatment can result in permanent impairment. I recommend getting evaluated by a hand specialist (plastic or orthopedic surgeon) as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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