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Swollen Finger Tip
Get an exam: The red streak up your arm accompanied by a swollen finger likely represents an infection. The streak (lymphangitis) is the reaction to an bacterial infection( usu. Strep) & you should be evaluated ASAP. Even the slightest puncture wound, ingrown fingernail, cut, tiny sliver can become infected & antibiotics are necessary to eradicate the infection. ...Read more
Swollen red finger tips whch hurt ,pain moves in all finger tips of my hand and burning sensation undr my feet wht is the cause?random blood sugar 93
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
Could be infected: Swollen fingers are a sign of fluid buildup or inflammation of the tissues or joints of your finger. This could be due to many causes including serious infections, inflammation, and trauma. If you have pain, redness, or warmth with the swelling you need immediate medical care for a possible serious infection. I suggest checking this out further in a clinic. ...Read more
My middle finger, is swollen, from tip to base. Swollen to the point, skin is tight, hard to bend. It is not red, or warm. Has been this way since Tue?
Crushed tip of finger,tip swollen,nail and underneath black,not much movement, but nail not damaged,tissue not broken.should I splint it myself?
Son fell off bed 3 days ago finger is swollen at tip and very bruised under nail. Should I have it drained. He is 4?
Get it checked: Your son probably has subingual hematoma from the injury. If the area involves less than ~25% of the nail bed, and is painless, it should resolve in a couple of weeks without any treatment. If the bleeding seem to involve a larger area or the area is painful, it needs to be evacuated by a procedure known as trephination. In the meantime, soak the area in warn water and use ibuprofen for pain. ...Read more
Im 22. When i run my feet gets swollen and numb. My finger tips gets cold when im scared, stresstout. Is this blood circulation disorder?
Raynaud's phenomenon: Cold or airconditioning with finger tips and toes getting cold with associated pain and numbness, could be raunaud's syndrome, a circulatory disorder with vasospasm. Warming up extremities shortens duration. Stress triggers this vasospasm. Moderate exercise withfootwear with wiggle room for toes, avoid exercising in cold weather or airconditioning. A nuisance rather than disability.More in females. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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