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My six year old son has a very swollen red and white finger around and below the nail bed with throbbing pain, what should I do?

My six year old son has a very swollen red and white finger around and below the nail bed with throbbing pain, what should I do?

Infection present: He should be seen by your doctor or pay an er visit today because he has an infection that should be treated today before infection progresses. ...Read more

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Cat scratch from 4 or 5 days ago right beside finger nail bed and the area beside is tender and red. No pus not noticeably swollen, skin is firm.

Cat scratch from 4 or 5 days ago right beside finger nail bed and the area beside is tender and red. No pus not noticeably swollen, skin is firm.

Cat scratch: Cat scratches can lead to infection called cat scratch disease which can have ocular / neurologic /bone complications. F/u/ w/ doc/ urgent care today https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001614.htm ...Read more

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Why do the tip of my index finger underneath the nail bed hurt? It feels like the skin was seperated but was'nt.

Why do the tip of my index finger underneath the nail bed hurt? It feels like the skin was seperated but was'nt.

Possibilities: The nail could have been traumatized, or there could be an infection developing. Try warm soaks of your finger (5 minutes, at least 3 times a day). If not better, or if worsening, or if it becomes red or fever develops, see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my fingertips are cold and tingle under the nail bed especially when i touch things? Its mainly both index fingers

What does it mean when my fingertips are cold and tingle under the nail bed especially when i touch things? Its mainly both index fingers

Raynaud's?: Raynaud's disease is a condition that causes some areas of your body (such as your fingers or toes) to feel numb and cool in response to cold temperatures or stress. In raynaud's disease, smaller arteries that supply blood to your skin narrow, limiting blood circulation to affected areas. This can cause the symptoms of tingling and coldness. While uncomfortable, it is not dangerous. ...Read more

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Cut my left index finger 11 dys ago. The cut was over the top, thru the nail bed and was pretty deep. Cut is closed, but now I have pain and swelling?

Cut my left index finger 11 dys ago. The cut was over the top, thru the nail bed and was pretty deep. Cut is closed, but now I have pain and swelling?

Cut pain swelling: Pain and swelling are signs of potential infection. See your doctor to have the wound cultured and evaluated because you may need to take an internal antibiotic. ...Read more

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Nail bed repaird under local anaesthesia. Trigger finger appear afterward.Is trigger finger related to the local anaesthesia (nerve block)?

Nail bed repaird under local anaesthesia. Trigger finger appear afterward.Is trigger finger related to the local anaesthesia (nerve block)?

Not typically: The two are usually not related. Trigger finger is usually caused by an enlargement or swelling if the flexor tendon as it enters the flexor tendon sheath causing it to "trigger"; this should not really be related to a digital block. ...Read more