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Middle Finger Swollen And Painful
A co-worker woke up tbis morning and her middle finger was swollen and very painful, could this be gout?
Swollen finger: Gout could certainly be a cause of acute painful red swelling around any joint, and is one of the more common causes of acute pain and swelling in a finger joint. Other causes to consider are infection. Sometimes a bacterial germ can get in under the skin through just the slightest nick in the skin. This is the most serious concern. And, of course, trauma or a sprain can do this. ...Read more
Palm cut 30 days ago. Hobby knife 1.5 cm deep. Nerve tingled. Dr put in medical glue. Cut OK but middle finger swollen still. Is that normal?
Cut Palm: Is it red or tender? Could be infected. Send us a photo to see if it is normal swelling or early infection. ...Read more
Accidently punched the wall last night. Swelled immediately. Index finger swollen. Pain in entire hand. Hurts to move. Blue swollen line down palm.
Babys hand crushed in door. Her pinky knuckle looked squished in and there was instantly a deep purple bruise on ring finger. Swollen now but playful.
I think I suffered a paroxysmal finger hematoma today and the hematoma is really painful and the finger swollen, should I be seen by a dr.?
Paroxysmal finger he: This is also called achenbach syndrome. It's etiology is poorly understood at best. It may be associated with other diseases, but that is undetermined at present. It is benign, it usually resolves in a couple days. I know - I have had the same sort of episode in my left thumb! ...Read more
Hang nail now whole finger swollen, tip is red, warm and throbbing x5 days. Very painful. Tip looks clubbed n getting numb. How to treat @home? Or er?
Finger swollen: Time to go to er, if that is where you get medical treatment. You have an infection in the finger and you need treatment. ...Read more
Hit the center of proximal phalanx on my right pointer finger. Swollen knot, bruising & painful bending. Bruised or would raised knot mean fracture?
Fractures can swell: Either locally or diffusely. A knot may mean there is a very bad bruise to skin or it could mean a fracture. A fracture in the finger can be nondislplaced meaning everyting moves well and is lined up so one does not necessarily have a great deformity, joint fractures or fractures in the plane of motion with swelling may not loo obvious except for pain and swelling. If symptoms persist, get seen ...Read more
My middle finger has gotten progressively more swollen and painful for the last 24 hours, and I don't know what I did to cause this?
Swollen finger: Go to ER immediately. You could have an infection which if not treated promptly, could result in possible blood infection or loss of function of finger, or it could be autoimmune / lyme -like disease disease. Since the risk from infection is so great go to ER. ...Read more
My middle finger has gotten progressively more swollen and painful is warm too in the last 24 hours for no reason, and gets worst at night?
I punched a tree, and now my middle finger knuckle is painful and swollen when moving. Thsi happended yeterday night.
X-ray: Your doc can see that your get an x-ray and treatment as needed. It would be good for you to get this checked out. Peace and good health. ...Read more
My middle finger is swollen, hardened, purple & red in center between middle finger joints, painful when bent and all occurred in the last 40 min?
How this happen: Is there a history of truama to the finger if that the case you should have to check it out. ...Read more
Right middle finger painful to bend past 3 days. Pain 6/10. Mainly between middle joint and top joint. Slightly swollen. No redness. No injury. Work in a healthcare setting as housekeeper. Had no open wounds that are visible. Not sure why it hurts.
Area between right index & middle finger is swollen & index knuckle sore. No recent injury though. Using right hand is painful. What could this be?
Varies: If no injury, then possibilities include inflammatory, infectious, and overuse type syndromes. Don't hesitate to be seen for it. ...Read more
Possibly,: Particularly if you hit it with and object, against an object, jammed it, etc. See your doctor for an x-ray and examination. ...Read more
Today I woke up with the inability to bend my ring finger on my right hand. It is painful and swollen. Any ideas...?
Trigger finger: Sounds like swelling in the tendon that gets stuck in its sheath. Usually worse in the morning because hands often swell at night. Usually resolved by a cortisone injection. See your local hand surgeon. ...Read more
Hand swollen/painful 4 wks in between thumb and finger. No injury. Swelling and pain are spreading and increasing. What could it be?
Swelling causality: The symptoms you describe in the face of no known injury best describe an infectious or autoimmune process. With the acceleration you describe, you should see your doctor as soon as possible as a firm diagnosis and start of treatment as quickly as possible is very important. ...Read more
Partner stabbed hand deep. Bled lots but could move it. Now can't move much & nearest finger v.Swollen, v.Painful. Pains go up to elbow. Any idea?
URGENT PROBLEMS: Urgent and severe problems should be dealt with urgently at either your family clinic or the nearest emergency room. Given the description of the hand and how easily it is to lose one's appendages to bad infections please get out of the house and to the appropriate medical facility today. ...Read more
Woke up on 2-14-15 with a swollen finger right hand pinkie painful at the upper joint what's going on?
Some thoughts: Paronychia- or an infected cuticle is most likely- without seeing you or taking a history. Try warm soaks, and see your doctor. They can be extremely painful and sometime warrant antibiotics if that is what you have. ...Read more
Woke up with a painful n swollen index finger knuckle (where it attaches to the hand) no idea what I did to injure it. What can I do at home 2 help it?
I have trouble opening and closing my right hand my second finger from my thumb is swollen and very painful. And my left hand is also very painful too?
See details: Joint pain and swelling is best evaluated by a rheumatologist. See one. ...Read more
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