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Doctor insights on: Really Hot Index Finger

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My index finger is really hot and hurts while the rest are cold.

My index finger is really hot and hurts while the rest are cold.

Ans: Well you could possibly have an infection. Did you have any injury to the digit? If continues or worsens best to see your doctor. Need more history from you ...Read more

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Woke up and my index finger is red and swollen and hot. What could cause this?

Woke up and my index finger is red and swollen and hot. What could cause this?

Infection: Redness, swelling, increased temperature, pain/tenderntss, restriction of ease of movement are signs of infection. Unless you got some bug bite, i think it is infection. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I picked up a very hot piece of metal today with my thumb and index finger, blisters and severe pain. Nothing helps but cold water. It's 2am. Help !

I picked up a very hot piece of metal today with my thumb and index finger, blisters and severe pain. Nothing helps but cold water. It's 2am. Help !

Chill: Keep chilling the burns, but take breaks to allow the skin to begin to heat up before continuing to chill. If you keep this up you may escape with little or no damage. Often it takes hours. The reason you take breaks it to avoid injury from the cold. See doctor if necessary. ...Read more

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The tip of my right index finger has been feeling very cold lately. It's really annoying. Is there anything i can do about it?Should i get it checked?

The tip of my right index finger has been feeling very cold lately. It's really annoying. Is there anything i can do about it?Should i get it checked?

It's unusual to have: The tip of a finger to have a cold sensation without affecting the other fingers or hand. If it persists or worsens, get checked for spasm of the blood vessel (raynaud's) , thyroid disease etc. Soaking it in warm water , quitting smoking (if u do) etc may help . Take care! ...Read more

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How to deal with the pain in my index finger?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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My index finger goes white and knumb everyday

My index finger goes  white  and knumb everyday

Unclear: Are you in pain with this? How long has it occurred. Going numb is not normal, and symptoms like these deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care provider. ...Read more

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Pain in right index finger from being a cashier?

Pain in right index finger from being a cashier?

Could be many things: As a cashier, you are probably firmly pressing down on your index finger often. Over time, this can lead to tendonopathy such as trigger finger or arthritis. Consider getting evaluated by your doctor or a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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