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Smashed Finger Swollen
What can you do for a smashed finger, swollen and has the pins and needle numbness currently, injured 8 hours ago?
Get an x-ray: May have broken the bone or knuckle. You must get treatment to prevent permanent damage. ...Read more
For about a month I have woke up with my finger swollen and hard to bend. I did not injure it at all?
There is a long list of diagnosis possible for atraumatic finger swelling and stiffness. Most common is a trigger finger or stenosing tenosynovitis, but other possibilities in the long list include infection, inflammatory conditions such as gout or ra, aggravation of underlying arthritis...
Only way to find out for sure is evaluation by a qualified medical provider -. ...Read more
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
I think I suffered a paroxysmal finger hematoma today and the hematoma is really painful and the finger swollen, should I be seen by a dr.?
Paroxysmal finger he: This is also called achenbach syndrome. Its etiology is poorly understood at best. It may be associated with other diseases, but that is undetermined at present. It is benign, it usually resolves in a couple days. I know — I have had the same sort of episode in my left thumb! ...Read more
Due to a cut on my ring finger 6weeks post surgery finger swollen difficult to stretch out and stiff is this normal?
Finger swelling : Please see your surgeon for evaluation and treatment recommendations. ...Read more
Palm cut 30 days ago. Hobby knife 1.5 cm deep. Nerve tingled. Dr put in medical glue. Cut OK but middle finger swollen still. Is that normal?
Finger swollen under knuckle after mosquito bite. Why would a mosquito bite make it swell. Will it go down soon?
Several possibility: You may have been bitten by something other than a mosquito, may have had an unusually severe reaction to the bite, or may have developed a secondary infection due to breaking the skin while scratching. If the finger is red, warm, painful or gets worse would see a hand surgeon asap. Infections in fingers can extend upwards very quickly. ...Read more
Had itchy red swollen end of little finger, swelling gone now and left lots of red dots under skin that don't fade when pressed down on. Thank you?
Regarding my middle finger, swollen at the top joint, has become this way over a period of 9 yrs after slight injury, cd anything be done to fix?
Accidently punched the wall last night. Swelled immediately. Index finger swollen. Pain in entire hand. Hurts to move. Blue swollen line down palm.
Broken Finger? Swollen hurts and bruise behind knuckle. Should I go to the ER? Also, when I pull on it makes a popping noise it's been 2 days
Xray: I don't think you have to go to the ER but a 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
Babys hand crushed in door. Her pinky knuckle looked squished in and there was instantly a deep purple bruise on ring finger. Swollen now but playful.
Hang nail now whole finger swollen, tip is red, warm and throbbing x5 days. Very painful. Tip looks clubbed n getting numb. How to treat @home? Or er?
Finger swollen: Time to go to er, if that is where you get medical treatment. You have an infection in the finger and you need treatment. ...Read more
3days, hurt wrist, starting to bruise a little, pinky finger swollen, hurts dangling, moved holding. Pain increasing. Nurse pro. Said no fracture?
Lately my both hand swell every morning aching my bone (borh hand). One of my middle finger swollen and hurt constantly. Do I need vitamin c? Or?
Hit the center of proximal phalanx on my right pointer finger. Swollen knot, bruising & painful bending. Bruised or would raised knot mean fracture?
Fractures can swell: Either locally or diffusely. A knot may mean there is a very bad bruise to skin or it could mean a fracture. A fracture in the finger can be nondislplaced meaning everyting moves well and is lined up so one does not necessarily have a great deformity, joint fractures or fractures in the plane of motion with swelling may not loo obvious except for pain and swelling. If symptoms persist, get seen ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too broad question : Several reasons could cause swelling, more info needed. Do you have an infection? What about rheumatoid arthritis? History of gout or any recent trauma? Even a hangnail can be responsible for it. Please check with your local er doctor or your pcp. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer