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What Can I Do For A Finger Closed In A Car Door
Antiseptic, ice,: elevate. Check to see circulation look goods though can be deceiving Need to check for integrity of skin and the finger nail. X-rays if suspicious for fracture, washed out and sutured if lacerated. Check for tendon motion. Any doubts see a medical provider. If it does not feel or look right don't wait ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Maybe nothing: If it is mild bruising/contusion, just keep it elavated; otc motrin/aleve may help with pain etc...If you can't move/bend it or if pain is severe, you may have a fracture. Check with your doc for possible xray---a finger splint maybe needed if fracture is found. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Finger: Possible but unlikely. Consult orthopedics if in distress. ...Read more
I slamed my finger in a car door a week ago. Must of damaged a nerve. When will feeling come back? It gets very cold when outside
Should recover: Closed crush injuries usually cause temporary neurapraxia injury which improves within 4-6 weeks. Rarely more severe pressure from the crush can physically disrupt the interior of the nerve which may take up to 12 weeks to improve but with uncertainty. In the absence of a laceration observation is recommended. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Got car door slammed on a finger by vintage 50s car when young. Never remembered which but one is thicker than the rest. Is that it? Why?
I smashed my finger in the car door a week ago,it then turned very blue(almost black)on the tip and front of my finger.Why has the swelling not down?
Depends: You may or may not lose the nail, it all depends on the extent and severity of your injury. If your nail is entirely blackened or bruised, chances are higher you may lose your nail and it may just be a matter of days. Generally there is loosening of the nail plate before this happens. ...Read more
X-ray ?: If it's getting better daily and you can bend it it is probably ok If it is very swollen, unable to bend or very painful if bumped you may have a fracture. An x ray will tell you. If not improving daily get it seen by MD ...Read more
Contusion: A small vein may have broken,especially if it looks blue. It is most likely just inflamed from the trauma. If any skin broke,consider infection. ...Read more
I smashed my finger in my car door. It's swollen, nail black & has a strange odor. What's causing the odor?
Do i need to see and orthopaedic surgeon for a finger that i slammed in the car door and now it is bent kinda funny?
Finger got stuck in car doors about 1 year ago. Now my knuckle can move side to side, but there's no pain. Is it normal?
Maybe: Might be some joint capse laxity but if it doesn't cause pain or limit your activity i wouldn't do anything about it. ...Read more
Slammed index finger in car door 1 year ago. Didn't require full stitches. Have continuing numbers which has got worse. Advice?
Nerve injury?: You might have injured one the nerves in this area. Check with an orthopedist or a neurologist ...Read more
Slammed finger in car door. Old nail is black and starting to come off. Should I cut off the remaining part and clean the skin under? How?
I have trapped my finger in a car door, it the nail.And the skin around it has turned black and blue. It is very painful and the mobility is not 100%?
There may be: Just a soft tissue injury but there may also be a nondsplaced fracture or even a displaced fracture that a tendon or ligament attaaches to. While just pain and swelling alon can redurce motion , oif it is not getting better an evaluation and an xray may be needed. Even if fractured many fingettip injuries with intact skin as long as they ate not associated with a tendon injury don need much. ...Read more
I smashed my middle finger in the car door. Should i go to the hospital to see if there's an injury?
Extent of injury?: If you have severe pain, decreased range of motion, uncontrolled bleeding, or deformity those would be reasons to be evaluated. If you are doubt about having a fracture it would be best to be evaluated. If there is a break to the skin and you have not had a tetanus shot in the last 10 years - that should be repeated. ...Read more
My girlfriend jammed her finger in the car door and now the area under the nail is black. What should she do?
Live LIfe: Live. The finger now has to complete the injury and response to the injury and then to heal. ...Read more
My pinky finger was smashed in a car door. It is a little swollen but no discoloration and I can move it. It is a numb on one side. Is this normal?
Yes: You lucky! no more damage! If you able to move finger - than bones and tendons intact! Little swelling and bruising can happen . As finger was squeezed nerves in finger got " irritated" and you may feel some tingling , numbness in finger. It should resolve in few days. Ok to use ice and gentle massage. Exercise range of motion - as squeezing soft ball. ...Read more
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