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Nail Crushed In Thumb Is It Fractured
Tip of thumb to the bottom of the palm is swollen, palm is purple the joint red bent it backward. Thumb is numb. In a stabilizer. Is it sprained?
Call Hand Specialist: It sounds like you should see a physician immediately. It sounds like you had a significant hyperextension injury to your thumb and you may have torn some of the ligaments that support your thumb because of the amount of swelling and redness. A doctor needs to check the blood flow to your thumb and assess any possible nerve damage,and any possible fracture/dislocation. ER if high energy injury. ...Read more
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
Tip of thumb to bottom of palm is swollen, palm purple, joint red I bent it backward. Thumb is numb. In a stabilizer. Is it sprained?btw been 3 days.
Indicative of ser--: --ious injury.must B evacuated by an orthopedic surgeon since it most likely involves serious ligamentous injury that if not treated can't cause lifelong problems. Get in & B Cn! ...Read more
I smashed tip of pinkie finger bone is fractured at tip. I will most likely loose finger nail this is painful do you know how long it might take?
Left big toe is swollen, nail is purple, pain while bending or applying pressure to nail or tip of toe, not on base or sides of toe. Is it broken?
Subungual hematoma : blood under the nail. May need to be drained. It WILL feel better. ...Read more
Foot Injury: At around 4:30pm today I hit my foot, smallest toe is slightly cut into, vertically. And ring toe is bruised under the nail. Pulsing?
No cause for concern: The small superficial cut on your small toe shouldn't be much of an issue as long as you can move your toe and feel the sensation at the tip of the toe. If the edges of the cut are gaping use tape to bring edges together. The blood collected under the nail should resolve on its own in a few days otherwise you can go to the Dr and get it drained to relieve the pressure ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tendon healing: is much like wound healing but the tendon if unfer too much tension has gaps that weaken it, stitches take tension off the healing tendon to let it heal, too much healing and scar leads to reduced motion so limited motion helps to prevent adhesions. prtial tears less than 40% heal well on their own but beyond that suturing is needed ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Slammed thumb in car door. Bleed underneath nail. Now nail seems to be peeling....Nail is now bumpy and gross. Is this normal? Can't get manicure.
Crushed tip of finger,tip swollen,nail and underneath black,not much movement, but nail not damaged,tissue not broken.should I splint it myself?
3rd and 4th metacarpals broken. have 1 screw for each of the broken bones. they used volar slab as a cast. it is possible to use ulnar gutter slab?
I suffered a " crush accident, left thumb. er X-ray turned up fractured and crushed nerve at the finger tip. the pain has subsided but something stic?
How long will it take for a jammed finger to heal ? My finger cracked as it was being jammed. Does the cracking sound mean that my finger is broken?
Not necessarily -: -but if it is really swollen & is very painful or is not pointing in the direction Ur others do, or seams crooked, best 2 B Cn by an orthopedic surgeon. If it's broken or slightly dislocated, this can have life long consequences. Better safe than being told later "U should have come in right away ". ...Read more
Fingertip hit by door and nail is injured. The nail is dead and 1 month later it hurts. Does the nail hurt when I grows out or is it infected?
Big toe nail is green w/purple&black bruising by cuticle. I dropped a table on it. Broken? Bruised? Will I lose my nail? Full range of motion, hurts!
The ER says I have fractured my ankle and broken off a chip of bone is this both a fracture or is the bone chip the fracture???????
Fracture: Any bone break, as simple as cracks in the bone, or as complex as the bone being broken into pieces, is a fracture. Your fractured ankle requires treatment. Please see an Orthopedic Surgeon. ...Read more
The ring finger digit on my right hand has a finger nail with a split down the center. It grows in split since birth. Healthy otherwise. Problem?
Nail abnormality: If you have this condition since birth, this is considered as a congenital defect in the nail bed or a rare double nail presenting in your finger. Some people are born with double nail formation in their small toes. The dermatologist may able able to tell you more. As much as I know, you may have to live with it, as I am not aware of any medical solution for cure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer