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Is Finger Pulp Infection Painful
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Osteoarthritistis in back and maybe my knee. My proximal finger joint of right index finger is painful x2days. Arhritis or infection more likely?
Why is my left ring finger strangely growing from the center palm?Cyst? In the hand? What i thought was the start of a wart is now painful. Infection?
Incomprehensible: I am sorry but this is so far out of the realm of easy to read words and the description so abnormal that i would advise that you get to your doctor urgently and to get this both identified and treated. ...Read more
Possible nail fungal infection, finger red, swollen, painful, doctor gave me flucloxacillin, why? If its ineffective on fungal infections?
Poss bacterial infec: You may have a paroncyhia, which can be a bacterial infection. If the prescribed treatment doesn't help within about 2 days, or if it's getting worse, then i'd recommend you call the doctor who prescribed this and let them know. They may want to prescribe if different medication and/or see you back for follow-up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin infection: Infections are caused by bacteria or viruses. Skin infections often occur when there is break in the skin for some reason. Your body creates an inflammatory response to fight the infection and this results in redness and swelling in the area and causes the area to be painful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My bf fingered me 4 days ago, &it really hurt (usually it doesn't),the next day I had a little blood when I wiped..it happened again today. infection?
Some signs: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, infection stays sore, and there are usually several symptoms like swelling, redness, pain, heat. On the other hand, any area can just get rubbed raw. Taking a break for a few days helps fix it. ...Read more
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