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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 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 ?

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 
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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

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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?

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 more

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