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I Injured My Finger How Long Should I Wear A Splint Or Should I Just See A Doctor
See physician: If your pain doesnt resolve in a few days, i would see a physician to make sure there is not a more serious injury which may require treatment. ...Read more
Injured finger recently, doctor diagnosed very small fracture in R ring finger & not so serious mallet finger. Wore splint for 4 week, doctor said finger recovered. Told to wear splint when doing activity but nv say to wear how long ? finger weak too
The doctor said I have a badly sprained finger and said to keep a splint on it how long should I keep it on?
I injured my finger 3 days ago. It's swollen and can't bend much and hurts when I move quickly or grip things with my hand. Should I see a doctor?
I injured my wrist while moving, and I have the little finger popping, can I use rice or do I have to see the doctor?
Use RICE: If your symptoms have not improved after several days of rice, then go see your doctor. ...Read more
I injured my pinky finger during basketball and its all swollen. I am wondering if its requiref for me to go to a doctor or it will heal on its own?
Hello, i have a dislcated right index finger that i have put in a splint for 4 weeks now, i need surgery the dr says, but my deductible is 5000 dollars with uhc insurace 80-20 coverage. I can not pay, but can do payments but doctors r turning me down. I p
Another doctor: You need to shop around and find another doctor who may be willing to accept payments. In the mean time,keep it splinted. ...Read more
I recently had stitches for a deep cut on my finger. The doctor took the stitches out and the cut bled a little. She said that was normal. She put white tape on the cut to allow me to move my finger more than when it was in the splint. I noticed t
CORRECT: everything you said is correct. wound bleed after taking sutures out. star strip applied to the wound after taking suture out to allow mobilzation of the digit without taking chance on the wound to split open. you do need to exercise you finger otherwise it will freeze on you. make sure that you do not have a fracture that you might destabilize by finger movement. so far so good,good luck. ...Read more
My top joint on my finger is stuck at a 30° angle, and goes down to about 40°, the doctor said to splint it, but it's not helping, could it be broken?
?distal extensor: Sounds like an avulsion of the distal part of the extensor tendon. Splinting for that should be done quickly and not removed for 3-4 weeks minimum for healing to have a chance to occur. If delay between noticing and splinting of more than a couple days success rate diminishes. Re-consult your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My Grandmother was working in kicthen, had accident working with mixer and her right hand index finger injured , doctors said their is cut in one vien?
What is the Q?: U have explained what happened, but not sure what the Q is exactly. We have blood vessels everywhere so no unusual for veins, capillaries and even small arteries to be cut with a blender accident. ...Read more
When should a doctor put you in a cast for a fractured finger much pain, in splint when moving it in splint hurts
Putting my injured finger in a splint helps some but it still hurts. What can I do to ease the pain?
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more
Injured finger 4wks ago, X-ray appeared ok, but review showed small break palm side base mid. Phalanx. Dr. Never splinted it, still hurts&swollen-advice?
Injured two fingers on left-hand. Doc said not broken but they burn and feel stiff all the time. What to do.
Let Healing happen: Healing is not instantaneous. Your question implies that you do not understand injured tissue takes time to heal. Letting the injured fingers rest is best. Taking Ibuprofen or advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) may also be fine in the short term. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got injured in pinky finger and it got dislocated and fracture .. dislocation is corrected and idoc has put splint for fracture . recovery time ?
Hi, I have a fracture in the top knuckle& tip of my ring finger. I was wondering if getting a splint would be smart? Emerg Doctor did X-ray no splint.
How long should I wait to see if injury heals or see doc? leash wrapped around wrist, dog (70lbs) catching base of thumb. I wear thumb splint at night
Injury : If you continue to have problems after two weeks you should see a physician ...Read more
How long does it take for a fractured finger to heal? Is it necessary and important for me to go see a doctor again and maybe to take x-ray's again?
Time is on your side: Without knowing the details of the fracture, it is impossible to determine the healing time. An uncomplicated fracture could heal in as little as six weeks but some could take much longer. Follow up visits and x-rays are, in part, protect you from potential complications of the injury. ...Read more
I badly injured my heel a week ago when I jumped down cement stairs from way too high. An X-ray showed it not broken, but it is still very painful. How long will it take to heal? When should I see a doctor again and what kind?
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