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What can you do about a knife cut on the knuckle part of finger?

What can you do about a knife cut on the knuckle part of finger?

Get it checked: See a doctor and make sure 1. You get it stitched if needed, 2. You don't get/have an infection, 3. You didn't cut a tendon that needs to be repaired. ...Read more

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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

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 more

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I have a cut on side of index finger close in between middle and closes to hand knuckle and it won't heal. It wasn't a real bad/deep cut. ?

I have a cut on side of index finger close in between middle and closes to hand knuckle and it won't heal. It wasn't a real bad/deep cut. ?

Nonhealing: Perhaps this cut is so near a joint that the perpetual opening and closing of the joint prevents full healing of the laceration. Try finding a method of bandaging that somewhat immobilizes the finger joints. If healing still doesn't occur, consult your physician especially if there are signs of inflammation,discharge and/or swelling around the laceration. ...Read more

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I had surgery on my right arm 3 years ago because of cut open veins and today I hit a wall with my fist the knuckle on the middle finger got swollen, ?

I had surgery on my right arm 3 years ago because of cut open veins and today I hit a wall with my fist the knuckle on the middle finger got swollen, ?

Get x-rays: Hitting your fist against a wall is a common way to sustain a fracture of your metatarsal (hand bone). Since it is swollen, it is a good idea to get an x-ray to make sure nothing is broken. The previous surgery 3 years ago likely has no effect on the current injury. ...Read more