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How should I help my swollen finger?

How should I help my swollen finger?

Whats causing it?: We would first need to know whats causing the swelling. Is it infection? Inflammation? Trauma? ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Finger Swelling (Definition)

Finger swelling is a clinical finding in which the tissue around of the finger has retained fluid and is enlarged. This can occur with injury to the finger or with other ...Read more


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I have swollen finger with stuck rings on help?

I have swollen finger with stuck rings on help?

See a doctor: Then see a doctor and have the finger evaluated. There are numerous possible causes. ...Read more

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I have a swollen finger tip that has become very painful ?

I have a swollen finger tip that has become very painful ?

Infection perhaps : This could be an infection. It should be looked at by a physician. You may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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What do you suggest I do to get a ring off of my swollen finger?

What do you suggest I do to get a ring off of my swollen finger?

One of the best: Description i've seen is from the assh http://www.Assh.Org/public/safety/pages/how-to-get-ring-off.Aspx. ...Read more

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What do you do with a swollen finger ?

Hard to answer,no --: -history.trauma, or just appeared, pain, discoloration. Lots of information missing. How long has it been swollen + much more. ...Read more

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How to make jammed swollen finger go down?

Ice to start.: Ice application reduces swelling and inflammation. An xray may be required to rule out a more serious fracture. ...Read more

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How can you remove a ring on a swollen finger?

How can you remove a ring on a swollen finger?

Remove a ring: Windex. Ice to finger but not to the ring. String yarn or floss. See this to understand http://handcare.assh.org/Hand-Safety/Removing-a-Ring.aspx ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a swollen finger?

What is the best way to treat a swollen finger?

Swollen finger: Most finger sprains/jammed finger are treated with ice, rest and taping. If the pain is significant and swelling is significant you should have it evaluated with x-rays in an urgent care or with your pcp. ...Read more

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How long should it take for a swollen finger to heal?

Depends: Finger swelling can persist for months depending on the type and severity of the injury. Once the injury (fracture, tendon laceration, etc.) is repaired and fully healed, be sure to use your hands/fingers as much as you can tolerate and a little beyond that. Lack of use will cause the swelling to persist even longer. ...Read more

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