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Broken finger? It is swollen and red and hurts!

Broken finger? It is swollen and red and hurts!

IT WILL HURT 10-14 D: Please get an xray. Most do well but you should make sure. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Finger Fracture (Definition)

A finger fracture is a fracture of a bone of a finger, which is most often caused by trauma, such as a fall, or hitting one's hand accidentally with a hammer. A fractured finger will be painful, and may ...Read more


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Broken Finger? Swollen hurts and bruise behind knuckle. Should I go to the ER? Also when I pull on it it makes a popping noise its been 2 days

Broken Finger? Swollen hurts and bruise behind knuckle. Should I go to the ER? Also when I pull on it it makes a popping noise its been 2 days

Xray: I don't think you have to go to the ER but an xray would be a good idea to rule out a fracture. Especially of the finger you want to be careful as you of course want to retain full function of the finger. ...Read more

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Hello! I use clorox to wash the dishes n cleaning the bathroom now my fingers are becoming swollen n ithchy n some redness...please can u help me ?

Hello! I use clorox to wash the dishes n cleaning the bathroom now my fingers are becoming swollen n ithchy n some redness...please can u help me ?

Gloves: If you're not wearing protective rubber or latex gloves your skin is being irritated and inflamed from moisture and exposure to chemicals. If you must use chlorox you'll have to protect your skin. ...Read more

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Last night i woke up in pain and the tip of my left finger is swollen and red, is it gout?

Last night i woke up in pain and the tip of my left finger is swollen and red, is it gout?

Possibly: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more

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My finger is pierced and its red and a little swollen. It's been 4 days. Could it be infected?

My finger is pierced and its red and a little swollen. It's been 4 days. Could it be infected?

Yes: Redness and swelling are 2 cardinal signs of inflammation and infection. You probably need antibiotics. Get it checked out. Good luck. ...Read more