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Swollen Throbbing Finger
I am 23 with lupus. Why do I wake up with swollen hands and numb throbbing fingers at night and my fingernails turn pale blue.?
Multiple things: Ask your doctor if you may have raynaud's phenomenon, which turns fingers and toes blue. Also your doctor can check for arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome, or other causes. A rheumatologist would be helpful; rheumatologists diagnose and treat autoimmune diseases, arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions like what you are describing. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I woke up with1 finger in throbbing pain and swollen it also hurts if touched even gently how can I cure it? It happened before and went away in 2 day
I woke up and my right index finger was throbbing. It feels swollen. Hard to bend/extend. Pain near knuckle. Hurts to squeeze. No known injury.?
My cat got his nail stuck in between my nail and skin of my finger. 1 week later, my finger has been throbbing and feels swollen. How can I treat this?
I slammed my finger on a table I bruised and got swollen instantly then hurt real bad then started throbbing and now its both. Is my finger broken?
I've bitten my nail down too far and wen I was cleaning bleach got into the finger now it is throbbing, swollen and seems infected what should I do?
Go to doc: I would advise you wash the finger and wrap it with clean gaze, then go to your doctor soon for a complete check up and possible further medical treatment. Read more
Swollen finger with red dots from a cut days ago it's now throbbing with pus coming out of it I feel like it's broken im in a lot of pain please help?
Infected finger: This sounds ominous. See your GP, the finger needs to be cleaned; you may need an xray and antibiotics, if you have a wound and a fracture we call this an open fracture and this has to be treated proactively to prevent infection to the bone and joint not only to the surrounding tissues Read more
What medication can I put on my finger it is swollen? Hi, my nail was cracked in half not so long ago. Then one day it started to get swollen, in no time the finger started to get swollen and it keeps on throbbing. You can see white stuff inside od
You: You likely are dealing with an infection. You need a medical evaluation right away. You will likely be given a course of antibiotics and possibly have the wound incised, cleaned, and drained. In the meantime you can take advil (ibuprofen) or Ibuprofen for the pain and inflammation. Good luck. Read more
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 finger on my left hand, really hurts. It's swollen, I can't bend it without it hurting. It's throbbing continually. There is nothing in my finger.
Possible dislocation: You may have dislocated your finger or even broken it. You should have a doctor look at it so that they can further help you :]. Read more
My fourteen year old daughter has had a throbbing pain in her ring finger pain is unbearable is touched or bumped by accident not swollen throbs more in cold sister had m s pls help?
I have had this off and on thing happening w/ a vein in my middle finger on my left hand for about a week. It is not swollen. Its throbbing?
Finger has gotten twisted in a chair, instantly swollen and throbbing. Several hours later twice as swollen bruised lack of motion. Broken or jammed?
Hard to say but...: This is impossible to know for sure but from your description it sounds like there is a good chance it is broken and/or dislocated. I advise you go to an urgent care clinic tomorrow to get an x-ray. In the meantime, you can apply ice and elevate it ; take Aspirin or Ibuprofen for pain. If available, you can also take homeopathic arnica which can help with pain, bruising and swelling. Read more
This is only my first finger on my left hand. It's red, swollen, and has several small bumps on the top. It hurts it is tinkling, pin needles, throbbing?
See your doctor asap: It sounds like you have an infection and you need to see a doctor asap and get treatment.. Read more
Slammed finger in car door big blood clot has formed with a bump, pain, throbbing, swollen, numb and red?
Fell onto wrist playing basketball and now forearm is swollen. My fingers are sore from the throbbing and tingling. What should I do?
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. Read more
I have a very red swollen finger and its yellow around the nail with throbbing pain, will I need to see a doctor or wull it fix its self?
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
Hi! On New Year's Eve, I injured my finger. I was holding on to someone tightly and when I let go, my finger was hurting. It was swollen badly and at one point it was black/purple. It also hurt my hand and sometimes I can feel throbbing into my arm. The p
Finger sprain: Swelling from a sprain, bruise or tiny fracture may make the joint stiff and as a result hard to make a full fist or painful making the hand feel weak. Typically it is better to transiently splint the pip and dip figer joints straight when inactive, ice and at the same time work on motion when swelling is down. Nsaids can help as well. Often swelling persists in the small joints for a few months. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer