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I hit my small feet finger and really hurts... Its swollen and purple. What can I do?

I hit my small feet finger and really hurts... Its swollen and purple. What can I do?

Soak. Splint: You can splint toe to adjacent toe to immobilize it and allow it to heal. So king in warm water will help. The trauma will dissipate slowly, but you may speed up process with oral enzymes such as bromelain. ...Read more

Small Feet (Definition)

Brachydactyly is shortening of fingers/toes and gives the feet a small appearance. There are a number of potential causes of small feet. When I lived in China there were still older women who had bound feet- It was considered more attractive to ...Read more


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My dad broke his small foot finger the doctor gave him the barouk shoe and he should rest but he can't does it affect his finger?

My dad broke his small foot finger the doctor gave him the barouk shoe and he should rest but he can't does it affect his finger?

Fracture shoe: Talking about a 5th toe on the foot. The "baby" toe. If it is well aligned, treatment involves taping it to the 4th toe and wearing a surgical shoe, sometimes called a recovery shoe or a fracture shoe. Rest as much as possible, but some walking in the shoe is ok. ...Read more

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I've got purple spots on the tip of my finger & there geting larger it's a little swollen, its painful if I hit it, I haven't done anything to it?

I've got purple spots on the tip of my finger & there geting larger it's a little swollen, its painful if I hit it, I haven't done anything to it?

Purple fingers: Purple spots on the fingers can be due to a variety of things, some of them quite dangerous. It is very important that you see a doctor right away for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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I hit my leg below my knees was swollen. I put ice and wrapped it with a bandage for a week. Now I look at my foot on the side of my foot is purple?

I hit my leg below my knees was swollen. I put ice and wrapped it with a bandage for a week. Now I look at my foot on the side of my foot is purple?

Bandaging can do: That. I find this happens often wafter doing surgery on one part of the foot and after removing the bandage there is purple in another part of the foot. I think the bandaging possibly causes blood vessels to break or leak and the blood spilling causes the black and blue marks. No worries should disappear soon. ...Read more

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My hand got hit by a softball right in the middle finger. It is swollen and purple nearby bigger knuckle. Only purple on the palm side. It hurts to bend and straighten my finger all the way. Could it be broke or just jammed? What is both of the possibi

My hand got hit by a softball right in the middle finger. It is swollen and purple nearby bigger knuckle. Only purple on the palm side. It hurts to bend and straighten my finger all the way. Could it be broke or just jammed? What is both of the possibi

Get an xray: The Best way to determine if broken is to get a xray. Of course, if bone is sticking out, it's clearly broken. But short of that, you'll need a xray. In meantime, apply ice/cold pack to keep swelling down. ...Read more

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Why does my left foot swell off and om suddenly and turn purple when standing, i also get tingling /numbness in fingers on left hand?

Why does my left foot swell off and om suddenly and turn purple when standing, i also get tingling /numbness in fingers on left hand?

Need more informatio: Turning purple maybe acrocyanosis. This can be normal and physiologic. The swelling may be vascular but we need more information ...Read more

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My finger is swollen and purple what can I do?

My finger is swollen and purple what can I do?

Swollen finger: If this is the result of trauma, typically the best thing to do initially is rest ice compression and elevation (rice). And then see a doctor to assess the degree of injury i. E is there a fracture. If it's not trauma related, one would need a further evalluation whether you have some vascular/circulation issue or possibly infection. Regardless, best to get a consult. ...Read more

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I sprained my ankle and now my foot is swollen and purple. What should I do?

I sprained my ankle and now my foot is swollen and purple. What should I do?

Rest: Ice, compression, elevation, an antiinflammatory if not contraindicated. If very swollen consider crutches, a walking boot if you can't crutch walk. Consider xrays to make sure no fracture. ...Read more

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I smacked my finger off my coffee table this morning by accident. It's now swollen, purple, and I'm having a lot of pain. What should I do?

I smacked my finger off my coffee table this morning by accident. It's now swollen, purple, and I'm having a lot of pain. What should I do?

Pain/swelling: See your GP, Urgent Care, or ER. You need to be examined and probably x-rayed to determine cause and then determine course of treatment ...Read more

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I dropped a drawer on my foot 2 days ago, and it swelled up when I did it. it is very painfull, a bit swollen ad red and purple around the edges.

I dropped a drawer on my foot 2 days ago, and it swelled up when I did it. it is very painfull, a bit swollen ad red and purple around the edges.

Fracture: You might have broken a bone in your foot. Elevate and ice the area overnight. If there is still swelling and black and blue areas and very painful, see a foot doctor. ...Read more

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2months ago on sunburned my shins & feet really bad-red, purple & swollen. Symptoms resolved but now my feet & ankles swell daily& turn purple. Can I?

2months ago on sunburned my shins & feet really bad-red, purple & swollen. Symptoms resolved but now my feet & ankles swell daily& turn purple. Can I?

Photosensitivity: What is said here seems like you have photosensitivity, as the symptoms prolonging you might want to make sure you do not have any underlying conditons make you prone for photosensitivity and vasospasms ...Read more

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The middle knuckle on my middle finger has been swollen for over two months; should I do anything about it? I jammed it when trying to catch a football. The entire finger got really swollen and purple, but it went away after a day or two. The knuckle ho

The middle knuckle on my middle finger has been swollen for over two months; should I do anything about it? I jammed it when trying to catch a football.  The entire finger got really swollen and purple, but it went away after a day or two.  The knuckle ho

As : As noted, you need a proper examination and plain xrays. The possiblities include a fracture of the metacarpal bone underneath that joint or perhaps ligament injuries (either structures called collateral ligaments or saggital hood). Many of these things can be treated easily if diagnosed early -. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a rash and swollen feet and fingers. What do I wear?

What to do if I have a rash and swollen feet and fingers. What do I wear?

See below: It is not a matter of what you wear.
You need to see a doctor to find out the cause of the rash and swelling. ...Read more

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My feet are extremely swollen, my fingers are tingly, have pain down legs, and am extremely fatiigued. What is causing this?

My feet are extremely swollen, my fingers are tingly, have pain down legs, and am extremely fatiigued. What is causing this?

Edema: Many things can cause swelling of the extremities; trauma, problems with veins, heart issues, kidney disease to name a few. I would recommend evaluation by your physician. Elevation and compression stockings may be helpful to treat the swollen areas. ...Read more

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My feet are swollen and purple, and I don't know what to do.

My feet are swollen and purple, and I don't know what to do.

Go to er: Swollen feet can be caused by many things like poor venous flow, heart failure, or weight. However, purple feet is concerning. This could mean restricted blood flow which is present, can be very serious. If that is present or if your feet are cold or numb, go to the ER now for testing. ...Read more

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Wen i travell a distance of more than 110 km or more I get swollen on my feet and fingers too, pliz help?

Wen i travell a distance of more than 110 km or more I get swollen on my feet and fingers too, pliz help?

Frequent movements: When traveling a distance you will need to stop every so often and get out to stretch your legs and walk around. I have rheumatoid arthritis and I practice the same advice for myself.... Usually. ...Read more

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What should I do if the vein on top of my foot is purple and swollen?

What should I do if the vein on top of my foot is purple and swollen?

Depends: Swelling naturally occurs with legs down and engorgement of the veins can look purple. Elevate your legs and see if the color changes. If so, it's associated with venous reflux. If the foot remains swollen, this may be an emergency that the circulation is compromised where a clot or an infection could be present. If in doubt, have it checked out. A podiatry consult would be good. ...Read more

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I hurt my finger. I don/t know if it's sprained or not. How can I tell? It's kinda purple and its swollen and stiff. (I hurt my index finger)

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I hurt my finger. I don/t know if it's sprained or not. How can I tell? It's kinda purple and its swollen and stiff. (I hurt my index finger)

Finger: It could be a finger sprain. It's not clear how it was injured. Did something fall on it or did you fall or did something else happen? When did it happen? If it was less than a week ago, then this could normal healing. It could also be something else such as a fracture. So it depends on how and when this injury occurred. X-rays would help determine if there has been a fracture. ...Read more

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My feet get swollen and the toes turn purple, though my feet are frozen they burn all the time. . What could it be?

My feet get swollen and the toes turn purple, though my feet are frozen they burn all the time. . What could it be?

Venous insufficiency: Either poor function of the deep or superficial veins of the leg can cause swelling and redness/purple coloring, when this is associated with swelling. The simplest treatment is compression stockings, but if the deep veins are blocked they can be stented. The superficial veins can be treated with an office procedure (laser or radiofrequency ablation). ...Read more

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What can be the reason of swollen hand feet and fingers?

What can be the reason of swollen hand feet and fingers?

Several possibles.: If pain and tenderness are involved, it is likely due to arthritic inflammation. Another causes increase fluid retention. There is no way to know for sure unless you have a doctor evaluate it. ...Read more

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I thought you only get swollen feet n fingers in ur 3 rd trimester. Why do it come in first trimester?

I thought you only get swollen feet n fingers in ur 3 rd trimester. Why do it come in first trimester?

Concerning: This is concerning. You should consult your obstetrics who probably would check your BP and urine for loss of proteins. ...Read more

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I have numb fingers, cramped hands, and swollen ankles/feet?

I have numb fingers, cramped hands, and swollen ankles/feet?

Possible arthritis: See your primary care doctor for examination and referral to rhuematologist. ...Read more