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I Jammed My Finger How Can I Get The Swelling To Go Down
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
I jammed my finger and had some pain, but today everything seems fine : no swelling and no pain, but my finger feels numb. Will it heal on its own ?
Yes it will: Time is of essence...Get a more detailed answer ›
I jammed my finger about a week ago. There is still some bruising and swelling in it. I can't bend or straighten my finger all the way. What is wrong?
I jammed my finger about a week ago. There is still some bruising and swelling in it. I can't bend or straighten my finger. What is wrong?
Get XRAY done: Call your DR. Get an apt Get XRAY done. If there is a fx, it is important to have the correct splinting done NOW> ...Read more
I think i might have jammed my finger, should I see a doctor? I think i jammed my ring finger today in gym class. There is no swelling and its not crooked, it just hurts pretty bad when i write, type and text.
I got a bee sting on the top of my finger and 1 day later my hand is swelling up. Is this normal? How can I get the swelling down?
Diphenhydramine: A day has passed, which tells me you are not experiencing a life threatening allergy (it does happen, called anaphylaxis). If having breathing difficulty see an md, otherwise make sure stinger is out, and take 25-50 mg of Diphenhydramine (otc benadryl), it is very good at reducing swelling due to allergy. It will make you drowsy, so be aware. Good luck! ...Read more
Woke up this morning with a swollen finger which is now worse. Any way to get the swelling down fast?
See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I have aching pain in my pinky finger. No swelling/redness. Worse in the cold. Slight bump and I get a sharp, stabbing pain down tip into knuckle.
3-6 weeks: 3-6 weeks is reasonable.Get a more detailed answer ›
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