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I was squeezing a pair of vise - gripe pliers with exesive force. One of my middle knuckles is swollen as a result . How much time to heal?

I was squeezing a pair of vise - gripe pliers with exesive force. One of my middle knuckles is swollen as a result . How much time to heal?

Swollen knuckle: You should rule out a possible fracture of the knuckle.Icing of the knukle and rest help, but a swollen knuckle may take weeks to shrink ...Read more

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Over the past few weeks I have punched walls everyday and now my middle knuckle is swollen and changed colour it is also really squishy and painful?

Over the past few weeks I have punched walls everyday and now my middle knuckle is swollen and changed colour it is also really squishy and painful?

X-ray asap: You need an X-ray and evaluation right away. Get to your physician right away, or go to the Emergency Department. And then stop punching walls! I assume you are doing this as an unhealthy coping mechanism for stress or trauma you are experiencing right now. Get to a psychotherapist immediately to discuss more effective coping strategies. ...Read more

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I punched a wall.. My knuckles are swollen and bleeding, What do I do?

I punched a wall.. My knuckles are swollen and bleeding, What do I do?

2 things to check on: You must have hit your knuckles with some force. you might need to see a physician. I would also be concerned about what would have made you so angry to do this. Your doctor can give you a good medical check up to see if it is a medical problem that causing your upset. He can also refer you to a psychologist or psychiatrist for a check on your emotional health as well. ...Read more

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I punched a tree and now my knuckle is swollen a hurts. And it wont straighten straight but leans towards the right.

I punched a tree and now my knuckle is swollen a hurts. And it wont straighten straight but leans towards the right.

Boxer fracture?: Sounds like you may have a boxer's fracture. You need to get in to see a hand/upper extremity surgeon for x-rays and treatment, especially since the fracture may rotated or angulated giving your finger the "lean" to the right. ...Read more

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This morning i went out and tripped i landed on my left hand. its my middle knuckle. its swollen. it really hurts what do i do?

This morning i went out and tripped i landed on my left hand. its my middle knuckle. its  swollen. it really hurts what do i do?

Xray: Sounds like you may have fractured a bone in your hand. Best way to diagnose this is with an Xray. Please seek medical evaluation with your primary doctor or at a local urgent care clinic. ...Read more

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Hurt a knuckle years ago. As of last few months, the tendon over knuckle is swollen, sore, & it sometimes hurts to make fist/grip. How can I heal it?

Hurt a knuckle years ago. As of last few months, the tendon over knuckle is swollen, sore, & it sometimes hurts to make fist/grip. How can I heal it?

Knuckles. Can : fractures and a late effect of a fracture maybe joint pain and irritation and even posttraumatic arthritis. Something else that can affect the tendon over knuckle is a small tear in the sagittal bands or joint capsule. Old ligament injuries can also affect a joint. For something like this A visit with a hand surgeon is likely one of the better options ...Read more