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Knife Cut Knuckle Finger
If a finger was cut by brass knuckles hitting metal would that be the cause-blunt force-for med. Amputation v/s statement that a machete 2foot knife caused irreparable-unstitchable damage to a middle finger-ring finger was stitched in place.Also nerve-ten
Amputation: Are done when digits are damaged beyond repair. If its crushed or your vessels are stretched/pulled out and amputated from the injury, very few would try to salvage that and simply complete the amputation. I'm not quite sure i understood your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I cut about a centimeter deep cut on my finger accidentally with a knife this morning. Just now i used hand sanitizer and it got in there. Is that bad?
Cut: It will sting. I would not do that a lot, but you have not likely hurt your finger. ...Read more
I cut my finger last night with a knife. My finger is numb tingly and when I put my hand below my heart it feels like my finger is getting shocked
Nerve laceration: or partial injury can make an area feel numb and change when there is more swelling. A bruise may also be more symptomatic to a nerve woth increaed blood and swelling. Gravity helps put more blood in exacerbating swelling, thats why it feel better to elevate, so do so! and follow up for an evaluation wrt the laceration, including assesment of sensataion and motion ...Read more
I cut my hand on monday between my thumb and index finger with a kitchen knife. Today i woke up and by throat is really sore. Is it possible I have that I have tetnus or another infection as a result?
I cut my hand with a kitchen knife between thumb and index finger on tuesday. Today I have a sore throat and difficulty swallowing. Could this be tetanus or another type of infection?
Tetanus: You should check your tetanus booster shot record. Did you get one in the past 10 years. Hand injury , sore throat and difficulty swallowing are both common conditions and in most cases are not related. If you can open your mouth wide, you don't have tetanus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I cut the middle knuckle of a finger 3 months ago and got stitches. The knuckle still hurts when i push things. Will this go away/is something wrong?
Give it time : Give it about 6 months before you get concerned. It should gradually improve. ...Read more
2 days ago I cut the top but on the side of my left ring finger between the middle knuckles it still bleeds when I take the bandage off to rewrap it d?
Hard to heal: Those cuts are hard to heal because of the repetitive stretching. Sometimes splinting to minimize the flexing will let it heal faster ...Read more