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How much time will finger be swollen?

How much time will finger be swollen?

DEPENDS: Upon the CAUSE of the swelling!


Ask again with more information!

Dr Z ...Read more

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What to do about a finger that is swollen?

What to do about a finger that is swollen?

See your doc: You ned ot make sure it is not injured or fractured, especially if you have had recent trauma. Look for red tracks, pus or other isgns of infection. Cold/ice packs wil be good to decreas einflamation. Also look for bite marks ot make sure not an insect bite. ...Read more

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I hit my finger a week ago and it's swollen what's it mean?

I hit my finger a week ago and it's swollen what's it mean?

Many reasons: Could just be a swollen joint, ligament tear, stress fracture, fracture, etc. Swollen finger could have many reasons, but if it's concerning with pain or function (unable to grab or lift) after 1-2 weeks, definitely make an appointment with your hand specialist. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my fingers are swollen, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my fingers are swollen, what do you suggest?

I suggest you go see: A medical provider to see what is going on and to allay your fears. Swelling may be due to diet, or many medical condiotns some mlild, others with significant implications. ...Read more

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My fingers are really swollen and stiff in the mornings what is it from?

My fingers are really swollen and stiff in the mornings what is it from?

Retained fluid: People tend to swell at night due to the lower blood pressure at night and the position of lying in bed for several hours. This may be normal. If it takes several hours to resolve as opposed to a few minutes upon waking it could be an early sign of joint issues (rheumatoid arthritis or inflammatory process). Get checked by your hand specialist. ...Read more

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I have a finger that is swollen and it's really painful, what is way to cure it?

I have a finger that is swollen and it's really painful, what is way to cure it?

Swollen finger: This is one area that you do not try to manage yourself. This is because of the blood supply which is terminal - this means that if the blood supply is stopped the finger will essentially die. Now if its swollen and red that means inflammation, this has to be evaluated and treated. Please see someone so that you can get proper treatment. ...Read more

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Hi. Mythumb keeps locking up and my fingers feel swollen, even though they are not?

Hi. Mythumb keeps locking up and my fingers feel swollen, even though they are not?

Need more info: This is not an uncommon problem that has several causes, like your occupation and your medical history etc. Most of the time it can be a benign problem but really should be investigated to be sure all is OK. Consult with your family physician. ...Read more

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My finger has been swollen for a week and very painful what is wrong with it please?

My finger has been swollen for a week and very painful what is wrong with it please?

Get checked: This question is impossible to answer without more information. Any trauma involved? Where is the swelling and pain? Do you feel sick? You should be checked out by your doc. ...Read more

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Banged my finger. It's swollen bad but not broken. Will it heal on its own if I leave it?

Probably: Probably. The main thing to watch and work on is restoration of range of motion as the swelling and pain subside. If pain persists and/or motion does not improve, then do see a physician. ...Read more

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Fingers are swollen and they hurt bad to were I can't pick things up or open a door what could it be?

Fingers are swollen and they hurt bad to were I can't pick things up or open a door what could it be?

See rheumatologist: Underlying causes could be thyroid malfunction, heart ailments, blood disorders, arthritis, or infections. The doctor to consult for etiology would be rheumatologist. Certain blood tests and possibly imaging studies may be required in addition to physical exam. ...Read more

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I have a final tommorow but my finger is blue and swollen, it hurts when I write. Help! What should I do?

I have a final tommorow but my finger is blue and swollen, it hurts when I write. Help! What should I do?

R-I-C-E: Rest it, ice it, immobilize it gently by taping it to the next finger (compression), and keep it elevated. You can try an Over the counter NSAID like Ibuprofen as well. Study hard and say your prayers. Hopefully, you can write with the use of your other fingers if it still aches in the am. ...Read more

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I didn't have any injury, but my left finger is a little but swollen and the tip is sometimes sensitive to touch.?

I didn't have any injury, but my left finger is a little but swollen and the tip is sometimes sensitive to touch.?

Varies: There are a number of possibilities. If you did not injure your finger but it is swollen and painful, the two most common causes would be some infectious process verses an inflammatory condition. I would certainly be seen; and an exam would go a long way to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Every morning I wake up both my Hans and fingers are swollen and hurt. I detail cars for a living. What could this be?

Every morning I wake up both my Hans and fingers are swollen and hurt. I detail cars for a living. What could this be?

Swollen hands: DustinL ~ yep! Most definitely. This sounds like bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome. You should rest, get some splints to immobilise hands for a day or 2 and have your doc evaluate this. Don't detail till it gets substantially better! Thanks :-)) (motrin for pain and REST!!) ...Read more

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When I wake up in the middle of the night or the morning, my fingers are stiff and although they feel swollen, they are not swollen.

Arthritis?: You may have arthritis, but whether this is so, or what type of arthritis it may be, can't be determined without a history, physical and appropriate lab work and x-rays. See your doc and find out what is going on. Decrease salt in diet too. ...Read more

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Hi, ive woken up to my finger being swollen and its very painful and hard to bend. Its the first time this has happened. What do I do?

Hi, ive woken up to my finger being swollen and its very painful and hard to bend. Its the first time this has happened. What do I do?

Not certain what: Caused it but it may be traumatized by pressure while you were sleeping, or you may have some joint problems that require more in depth analysis and examination as well as diagnosis. Please see a healthcare provider if it persists beyond today. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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My fingers feel puffy. 26/F. I can still get my rings on and off, but they feel almost swollen. Worse usually at night. Don't looK swollen. Causes?

My fingers feel puffy. 26/F. I can still get my rings on and off, but they feel almost swollen. Worse usually at night. Don't looK swollen. Causes?

Edema: When your fingers feel puffy and swollen, it's fluid retention that is to blame. Medically referred to as edema, fluid retention is excess fluid collected in the body's tissues. A high sodium diet can cause your body to retain excess fluids.
Watch out for foods that are loaded with sodium, such as soy sauce, deli meats, pizza, and fries, as well as cottage cheese, chips and olives. ...Read more

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I was hitting a volleyball very hard for a long time. My fingers were swollen afterward. Would it shorten the length of my fingers if I constant do it?

I was hitting a volleyball very hard for a long time. My fingers were swollen afterward. Would it shorten the length of my fingers if I constant do it?

NO: You will not "shorten" your fingers!

You might speak with your coach about modifying your game to spread that force from your fingers to the hand itself and upper wrists!

Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more

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How should I help my swollen finger?

How should I help my swollen finger?

Swollen fingers: CAN BE DUE TO trauma, infection, arthritis, inflammation, nerve issues, tumor, or excess retained fluid due to systemic problems. IN general ice and elevation and gentle motion help but if there is prolonged swelling, pain, redness, change in sensation, loss of circulation see someone soon. There are so many things I can list, that even if just swelling and chronic get evaluated ...Read more

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What causes itchy swollen itchy fingers?

What causes itchy swollen itchy fingers?

Contact Dermatitis: Itchy swollen fingers may result from an allergic reaction of some type. Perhaps to some new environmental exposure such as poison ivy, detergent or soap, or something else you may have come in contact with. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my fingers swollen in the cold?

Reaction: Some people have what is called cold erythema. This is an allergic type reaction to cold exposure. The cold air causes histamine to be released and this causes swelling and itching. You can help this by taking an antihistamine like Claritin or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and try to keep your hand warm or wrap cold items with a towel. ...Read more

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How to treat a swollen finger?

How to treat a swollen finger?

Swelling: Can be due to trauma infection inflammation gout arthritis etc the first thing is the term in the cars and then treatment becomes apparent ice is good in general as are nsaids trauma needs perhaps x-rays to rule out fracture. The extent of swelling and duration are important factors too. A hand surgeon can help ...Read more

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Why would my sprained finger be hot and swollen?

Inflammation: The body's reaction to injury is inflammation. Inflammation has four symptoms - pain, redness, swelling and heat. ...Read more

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Why are my hand and fingers swollen?

Why are my hand and fingers swollen?

Many reasons: Many reasons, check this with your doctor. ...Read more