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I cut my arm saturday&i noticed this morning at 6 my arm was swollen around the area i cut . It's not painful but its still swollen. What should I do?

I cut my arm saturday&i noticed this morning at 6 my arm was swollen around the area i cut . It's not painful but its still swollen. What should I do?

Watch for infection: Swelling after a cut is normal. But there is risk of infection. So you need to keep the cut area clean and put al bandaid or dressing on it so that it does not bump into anything. If the cut remains dry and does not ooze any fluid or puss, then it is healing ok. It takes 5-7 days for cuts to heal. During this time any fever, increasing redness or yellow discharge would indicate infection/need for. ...Read more

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I had a cutting lapse saturday night, and i noticed this morning at 6am that my arm was swollen. 12 hours later and its still puffy, what should I do?

Skin damage: cutting: I am sorry to hear of your relapse. I would advise a good visit with your family doctor or a dermatologist to make sure this is not infected. And remember your tools to stay sane. Okay? ...Read more

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I asked a question earlier today and as of yet has not received any kind of response. Why? About my arm being swollen

We : We answer questions as best we can when we have the time, and when we feel we have something helpful to offer. Sometimes, there is just not enough information to give a meaningful answer, and sometimes there is a whole story, but no question! i don't know what your original question is, but many of us only check the first page or two of questions, answer what we can, and continue on with our busy lives. I would suggest you repost your question, and if, in a day or two you find you're still not getting an answer, post it again. Make sure your question is clear, and give us as much information as you can to help us figure out the best way to answer you. It's not personal. How can it be personal if we don't know who any of you are? Repost, if you will... ...Read more

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My arm is swollen and hurts I am 34 and have ostebena. Is this a side effect?

My arm is swollen and hurts I am 34 and have ostebena. Is this a side effect?

No such disease: I have never heard of the term "ostebena." resubmit your question. ...Read more

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How can I sleep if my arm is swollen?

How can I sleep if my arm is swollen?

Swollen arm: Elevate arm, pain releaf, depending on cause of swelling, discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hello doc I took a PPD test my arm is swollen also where they give me the shot is hard?

48-72 h: Make sure you go for the follow-up reading in 48-72 h. The indurated area will be measured and based on its size a further plan will be delineated. If you have been exposed to TB or came from an endemic area it's critical for you (and everybody else around you) to be treated if needed. ...Read more