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Pain Under Fingernail
Axillary Pain: There is little information here. Potential causes for armpit pain include inflamed lymph nodes, cysts, musculoskeletal injury, infection & nerve injury. However in some cases a cardiac event can have pain radiating to the axilla as one of the symptoms (which would require immediate intervention). ...Read more
24s old - sharp pain under left breast pain under left side under rib hurts and sharp pain about belly button?
Pains: If you can see your primary doctor within a day that should be OK. If there is any delay please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. You will be examined and labs etc. may be ordered. The Emergency team will keep an eye on you and also discuss your issue(s) with your doctor. All should go well - please keep me informed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infection/allergy?: This is a very unusual symptom, in fact i don't think i've ever had a patient with this problem! i did some research- the most likely cause is a fungal infection under the nail, a common problem that is usually not itchy, but the nail should look thick, distorted or discolored. It might also be a reaction to nail polish. It might also be an allergy to something you are eating. See my comment:. ...Read more
See a doctor: Examination will help understand if the 'swelling' is from a mass of from fluids. Without more details of when this started and how it changes with time etc., as well as details of history and family information , my answer is limited. ...Read more
Need evaluation: Possible kidney stone or pylonephritisGet a more detailed answer ›
Painful fingertip: Sometimes when the fingertip is injured, the tissue under the nail plate can bleed. If it remains very painful, some recommend heating the tip of a paper clip and burning a small hole through the nail plate. This may allow some of the blood to escape, making it less painful. If pain is tolerable, leave it alone. Good luck. ...Read more
Bony ridge on ribcage, swelling under arm, tingling arm pain, arm muscles fatigue quickly, soft lump on scapula, no shooting pains, just discomfort.?
Lymphoma/ neurofibro: More detail- duration, injury, one or both side, age, f hx, other medical problems, age. ...Read more
Go to ER: Get evaluated by an emergency room physician. ...Read more
Can muscle pain underneath armpit/breast and left side of ribs cause swelling in fingers? Swelling is located on my palm under the fingers?
Depends: If your pain in the axilla (armpit) is related to a process or mass that blocks lymph drainage, then swelling can occur in your arm. You should see a doctor to examine the axillary area.For more information www.askyourgynecologist.org ...Read more
I squished my thumb under a 200lb piece of metal. Thumb swollen, purple and black bruising on middle knuckle, blood under nail, can't bend.. Broken?
Internal problem : You should see your doctor you may have a organ which is damaged. ...Read more
Not normal : Have a checked out by an eye doctor. You may be referred to an oculoplastic surgeon, to determine what the bump is, and whether it needs to be imaged by MRI or orbital CT. Also they will have to test your muscles, to make sure that your eye muscles are working well together. ...Read more
Lump under right arm fatty area? Hard, painful, none movable, red-purple tent, internal & raised above skin level, burning & sharp radiating pains
Infection: Heat. If doesn't resolve see md to see if antibiotics or further workup needed. ...Read more
T2 diabetic. Injured my thumb under the nail. Throbbing pain until I poked small hole in nail w lancet and removed pus/pressure. Need antibiotics?
See someone: No one can answer that question without seeing you. Talk to you doctor. ...Read more
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