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I Have A Cut On My Hand Gardening What Should I Do Now
I have been gardening and maybe pulled out a few nettles wearing gloves. I now have stinging sensation in the knuckles of my right hand?
Ouch!: The pain from touching nettles is severe but brief. After an hour or so, or less, it hurts much less. Wear gloves henceforth! It is a horrible pain., there is nothing like that in my experience. I have felt it once, and, I hope to never feel it again! Wash your hands with mild soap of course. Wash anything you touched after touching the nettles, too. ...Read more
I got cut on my hand with a rusty blade while sharpening a pencil 48 hours ago little blood came out my hand is painful now what to do?
I fell off my skateboard and got a cut on my hand and now my hand is swollen and I cant stretch out my pinky
It can be an : Infection, alternatively if you fell you may have broken the pinky. I would see a doc, if the laceration is deep you may need a tetanus shot depending on the last time you had one, an antibiotic may be needed if its determined you have an infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had cut my hand 3 years back nd it remaind as a scare now. what should i do so that the scare will not b seen?
Plastic surgery: I would consult with a plastic surgeon to see if a revision of the scar would be helpful. ...Read more
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
I cut myself on my hand on accident a little slit and now I have little white specs on my hand What does this mean?
I have cut green chilies with bare hands and now i m having inflammation in fingers since last 3 hrs. Have tried everything but no help.Pls advise?
Milk or Ranch: You could rub with ranch dressing or milk to help with the symptoms. It may take some time for it to completely go away. Avoid rubbing your hands on your eyes or face or anywhere else. ...Read more
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