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If I Leave A Splinter In My Finger Will It Eventually Push Itself Out So I Can Get To It With Tweezers
If I leave a splinter in my finger will it eventually push itself out so I can get to it with tweezers?
Maybe: I would be cautious. A splinter can cause serious infeciton even if you think it is minor. If you cannot easily prick the splinter out with a sterile needle after a good prep of the area with soap and water and perhaps some alcohol, then you should seek help from someone qualified to assiste your. If a splinter "festers" it does come to the surface. The body will try to expel it. ...Read more
I have a tiny splinter in my finger from a pencil. It's fully under skin and I can't get it out with needle or tweezers. Can I leave it? What do I do?
See below: You may watch and wait. If the site becomes red, swollen, painful, there is discharge, there are red streaks in the skin leading from the site, or the lymph glands in your arm pit get enlarged, see a doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Any tips on how to get this splinter out of my finger. It hurts and i keep squeezing and my tweezers don't work because i can't bring it to surface.
Ouch!: Sometimes just leaving it alone will do the trick. However, if you can't wait a sharp small incision over the site will often allow the splinter a way out. Also could soak finger in epsom salts. This creates an osmotic gradient which might help. Keep an eye out for infection - redness, swelling, warmth, pain, red streaks and more than a little discharge. If this occurs - game over - see doc. ...Read more
Finger against wood and got many little splinters and sterilized tweezers to take them out, Couldn't get them. Should I worry for serious infection?
I have a pain on my right side more towards back and if I push my fingers into the pain it makes me jump . What could this be? I do have fatty liver
I have a side pain under my right rib on back. When I push with my fingers into the area it is very painful. Could this be my fatty liver getting worse?
Muscular pain: Could be muscular pain. Doubt that back pain is from fatty liver. I hope you're on a strict diet to fix the fatty liver - no sugar, minimal carbs, etc?! go to a4m.Com and use directory function to find a local functional medicine doctor to help guide you with appropriate dietary changes to correct the fatty liver. If not may end up with liver failure and transplant down the road. Get going! ...Read more
Hello l want to find out is it true when am 10 weeks the baby is starting to grow the toes fingers and is it true that the heart and liver is there.
Yes: The answer is 'yes' but these are small and not fully developed yet ...Read more
What could your right side be sore from. If I rest it it feels better. If I push on it with my fingers its super sore. I do have fatty liver from wt?
If i can feel my liver go past my finger tips when i lie flat and take a deep breath, does that mean it enlarged? I feel it pass but not stay
Liver: Your liver may not be enlaged. It can be forced down by gravity when you lie down. ...Read more
How big is too big for an enlarged liver? My liver is a full fingers length past my rib cage & causes me a lot of pain
For 57+ F, does sprain on left or right feet (near fingers) indicate anything serious e.g. kidney/liver issues? It happened 4 times in last one month.
Here are some...: What is her weight and her gait? By presented scenario, her ankles are physically prone to sprain, usually associated with inadequate strength and stability of muscles & joints, and even poor nerve coordination. To confirm what could be potential contributing factors for her proneness for ankle sprain, she needs a evaluation. How to? Go to http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish to ... ...Read more
Poor oral hygiene, multiple neck nodules on both sides and firm three fingers enlarged liver. could I have hydatid disease?
Do you have a dog?: Tapeworm usually affects dogs, but can bee transferred to humans. Rare. More probably due to infected teeth and/or gums. This can't wait. Make immediate appointments with both your Physician and your Dentist for screening examinations. Please put the computer down and call now. ...Read more
Popped a big blackhead on my nose now its red and its been a day.used a needle b4 school then tweezers and my finger.it bled.is it infected?
Probably: And that is not a good place for an infection. You need antibiotics. Might consider an inbox consultation. healthtap.com/DrJones YVCZAZ ...Read more
Popped a big blackhead on my nose .used a needle b4 school then tweezers and my finger.it bled. and its red and its been a day is it infected?
Fungal finger nail infection. Don't want to take oral fungal med as my liver enzymes are high n i take other meds. Any other treatment methods?
Light brown- yellow dollar coin size spot between index finger & thumb. Not raised, not itchy nor dry. Not a liver spot. 2-3weeks to disappear.
Need more info: Hard to tell what the problem was due to without seeing it. But if it went away without a trace and you feel well i would only continue to inspect your body for any other outbreaks then if it happens again you should see a physician right away. ...Read more
Taking Lamisil (terbinafine) 250mg/ day 2 weeks on, 2 weeks off to treat a fungal finger nail infection. Can cause loss of taste, hearing, liver damage, etc?
Yes: There are significant side effects of this medicine.Be sure ur pcp is closely following your progress. ...Read more
I have a small splinter in my finger but I can't get it out. My finger is swollen. what should I do?
Cactus thorns stuck in pinkie finger this morning. Painful and swollen. Can’t aeem to get it out. Must I just leave it or go to er to get it removed?
Thorn: If you suspect thorn piece in the finger, it has to be removed see your doctor ...Read more
I got six stitches in my pinky finger on sunday morning from slicing my finger open while doing dishes. Will it leave a scar? When can I get them out?
Stiches: First, without seeing the wound or the stitches it is definitely impossible to tell you if you will scar. I would believe you may very well have a faint scar. Most stitches are removed from day five to ten. ...Read more
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