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The last time the phlebotomist did a finger stick it was very painful is there a a way to avoid the pain?

The last time the phlebotomist did a finger stick it was very painful is there a a way to avoid the pain?

Not really!: The skin of the fingers have a lot of nerve endings and as a result are very sensitive. If the finger sticks are done rarely, then you may ask your doctor for a topical anesthetic to numb the finger. However, this is not practical for frequent finger stickers like diabetics, as the anesthetic drug has side effects. Warming fingers up prior to the stick helps the blood flow and this may help. ...Read more

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I havent had period in 6 years, when I go to the OBGYN, what will they do? Are they going to stick my finger because that is very painful for me

I havent had period in 6 years, when I go to the OBGYN, what will they do? Are they going to stick my finger because that is very painful for me

Blood tests...: Without knowing much about your history, I can only guess that some lab work-up may be warranted. Tests that can be done by finger stick are limited; an actual venous blood draw (usually from arm) may be needed. Taking steps to ensure you are healthy is more important than fear of a pinch (lasts a second). Anxiety increases perception of pain. Try to relax, take deep breaths, and take care of you. ...Read more

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I bit the skin between my finger nail.,now it bloodshot and swollen.,and very painful .what can i put on it ,to get relief from the sticking pain?

I bit the skin between my finger nail.,now it bloodshot and swollen.,and very painful .what can i put on it ,to get relief from the sticking pain?

You can get some: relief my soaking the finger in hot water that is not too hot to be uncomfortable, 15 minutes at a time a few times a day.. OCT pain relievers may help as well. If it gets worse or you note pus under the fingernail, please see a doctor. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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My fingers keeps clicking and sticking in one position. What could be the cause?

My fingers keeps clicking and sticking in one position. What could be the cause?

Trigger fingers: It sound as if you have trigger gingers (aka flexor tenosynovitis). These can often be easily treated. See an orthopedist or hand specialist. ...Read more

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My girlfriend fingered me yesterday for a little while like usual and it wasn't painful. I bled and still bleeding next day. Why? Is this normal?

My girlfriend fingered me yesterday for a little while like usual and it wasn't painful. I bled and still bleeding next day. Why? Is this normal?

Many possibilties: You could have a small tear inside causing the bleeding. If you are close to your menstrual period, that could explain the bleeding. If it continues have a gynecologic examination to ensure no serious problems. ...Read more

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Numb and painful fingers?

Numb and painful fingers?

Rheumatism: That is not an answer but a description. You have to see your doc for a work up. Most times he/she will find nothing ... Then treatment will them be muscular. Muscles in the arm can cause hand/finger stiffness. Self or profess massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, stretching all are needed. My favorite in my practice is acupuncture and myofascial tissue release. Vits, minerals, magnesium, b complex. ...Read more

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How to stick your finger in your vagina?

How to stick your finger in your vagina?

Not a correct way: It is not clear from your question why you need to do this. There is not a right way or a wrong way. You may place a digit into your vagina in any way you like as long as it is comfortable. ...Read more