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My finger got swollen for some reason is it normal I can't really bend it this happen with no trauma

My finger got swollen for some reason is it normal I can't really bend it this happen with no trauma

Psoriasis can cause: Psoriasis can cause a swollen finger. Look for scaleless skin patch on some parts of your body even in your hair. Or see a dermatologist or Rheumatologist ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Finger Swelling (Definition)

Finger swelling is a clinical finding in which the tissue around of the finger has retained fluid and is enlarged. This can occur with injury to the finger or with other ...Read more


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My middle finger is swollen for no reason.. I didn't hit it or anything...

My middle finger is swollen for no reason.. I didn't hit it or anything...

RaiseHighGiveTheSign: Oh yeah?So where you been puttin' it??It won't swell for no reason. Wearing a ring? If so, take it off. Is it red and does it hurt? Then you should see a doctor. Can't move it too well? See a doctor. Doesn't hurt but stays that way for a week? See a doctor. Get locked in the same position? See a doctor.Turn green with little squiggly moving purple things coming out of the sides? See a Witch doctor ...Read more

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My finger is swollen and purple what can I do?

My finger is swollen and purple what can I do?

Swollen finger: If this is the result of trauma, typically the best thing to do initially is rest ice compression and elevation (rice). And then see a doctor to assess the degree of injury i.E is there a fracture. If it's not trauma related, one would need a further evalluation as to whether you have some vascular/circulation issue or possibly infection. Regardless, best to get a consult. ...Read more

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I had a nerve test done & now my index finger is swollen and can hardly bend it. Help?

I had a nerve test done & now my index finger is swollen and can hardly bend it. Help?

Call your doctor: If you had a nerve test done for hand numbness, like carpal tunnel, and you are now worse than before the test you should call your doctor. Sometimes the nerve test will seemingly make things worse for a few days after the test. If the needle part of the nerve test was done it is possible that you have an infection although that is extremely rare. Ice , advil or aleve (naproxen). If not better call doc. ...Read more

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My ring finger is swollen the tip ,and my other ring finger feels like its going to happen too?

My ring finger is swollen the tip ,and my other ring finger feels like its going to happen too?

Could be infected: Swollen fingers are a sign of fluid buildup or inflammation of the tissues or joints of your finger. This could be due to many causes including serious infections, inflammation, and trauma. If you have pain, redness, or warmth with the swelling you need immediate medical care for a possible serious infection. I suggest checking this out further in a clinic. ...Read more

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Hi my pinky finger is swollen i think it is broken is it? I have iced it for 2 days and the swelling has not gone down

X-ray: You will need a medical evaluation and a x-ray to determine if your finger is broken. That question can't be answered without appropriate assessment. Take care. ...Read more