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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?
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.
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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?
Sore on right:
Need to have you tell us a lot more information- describe what area you are talking about and more about the pain etc.
With more information we will be better able to help you. ...Read more
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
Big is not problem: Ur liver seems large, but the fact that it is painful is worrisome & and needs 2 b evaluated. U need 2 c an internist or gastroenterologist & find the cause which r many. Hepatitis etc. Get in 2 b cn. ...Read more
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?
And that is not a good place for an infection. You need antibiotics. Might consider an inbox consultation.
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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?
Signs of Infection: If the site is increasingly swollen, warm to the touch and discharge is observed infection is possible. Can you provide a photo? I recommend seeing your local physician. ...Read more
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?
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
I got a splinter under my fingernail from a thorn I could never get out. I have tough dry skin forming there now under nail and at end of finger? Fix?
When I use my hands to push up out of a chair I get a painful, numb, electrical feeling from my wrist down thru my fingers in both hands?
I have a small deep splinter in the bottom of my foot that I cant get out. Tried needle and tweezers but its just to deep, small, and sore to remove?
I get these yellowish white smelly things sometimes in the back of my throat and I can push them out with my finger what are they?
Tonsil stones: These are called tonsilloliths, or tonsil stones. They are not really stones, but are collections of dead cells, mucous, and calcium. They are not dangerous, but can cause discomfort and bad breath. Wikepedia has a pretty good entry on this: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/tonsillolith. You can remove them yourself or have them washed out, or you can have laser surgery to keep them from returning. ...Read more
Going to docs on Friday have mucus in poo can feel lumps around anus when pushing out get mucus on finger when touch anus area advice plz constipated?
Keep appointment: The most concerning thing about mucus in feces is that it is a sign of inflammation, ? ulcerative colitis. Often blood is associated. The lump near the anus might be related or possibly not: potential to be hemorrhoid, abscess, rectal prolapse, or...ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease. The constipation might suggest hemorrhoids worsened by straining. Keep your doctor's appointment for diagnosis. ...Read more
24, not pregnant, not had children. Cant open bowels. Have to push against rectum with fingers in vagina to get poo out? What is wrong? What do I do?
I got a splinter in my finger from a wooden basket. I tried to use baking soda to remove it this morning and I've tried to squeeze it out. Help?
See your doctor!: I have no idea what to tell you except go see a doctor, maybe go to an urgent care center if you need to, to have a doctor look at it and decide how to remove it before you end up with a major infection. Stop trying to deal with it yourself, you may be making things worse. ...Read more
I had a splinter in my finger and I took it out 5 days ago and now my finger is swollen and ED and hard what should I do?
Infected: Your finger area is infected. Finger infections can be serious. Soak in Epsom salts. Be checked asap. Likely need antibiotics. ...Read more
Yikes!: If it's close to the surface you may be able to open up a small hole in the skin over it and pick it out with tweezers. I've used a strong magnet like this before to pull it out also. If it's deep you'll have to get a doctor to numb it up and cut it out. ...Read more
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