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What Can You Do About A Knife Cut On The Knuckle Part Of Finger
Get it checked: See a doctor and make sure 1. You get it stitched if needed, 2. You don't get/have an infection, 3. You didn't cut a tendon that needs to be repaired. ...Read more
I cut about a centimeter deep cut on my finger accidentally with a knife this morning. Just now I used hand sanitizer and it got in there. Is that bad?
Cut: It will sting. I would not do that a lot, but you have not likely hurt your finger. ...Read more
I cut my finger three day ago. From a soup can lid. I It looks like it's healing okay, but there is swelling about 1/2 inch on the knuckle. It also lo?
It depends: It may look like it's healing well but you may have an infection under the skin. It also depends on how deep the cut was. Please follow up with your primary doctor if pain or swelling increases. ...Read more
If a finger was cut by brass knuckles hitting metal would that be the cause-blunt force-for med. Amputation v/s statement that a machete 2foot knife caused irreparable-unstitchable damage to a middle finger-ring finger was stitched in place. Also nerve-ten
My phone dropped down a toilet about 3weeks ago and had to put my hand down to get it out. I had a cut on my finger at the time could I have caught it?
I cut the back of my hand about an inch long cut I can move all my fingers and hand is it likely I could have severed any tendons completely?
No: Cutting tendons would cause a lot of pain and difficulty with movement. ...Read more
The diagnose about my 5th leaping finger in my hand is to cut the little hand tendon. Is any other method to unblock my finger? It's blocked every day.
I was in a accident where my lower part of my arm was cut. I can't feel parts of my hand And fingers will the feeling ever come back?
Nerves grow slowly:
I assume that you have already consulted with a doctor to make sure no nerve repairs are needed or possible. If not, that is the first step.
Some peripheral nerves can grow back, but very slowly. Be patient. After a year or two, however, you cannot expect any further improvement. ...Read more
Hello sir, center part of my right hand is cut with a glass and it goes deep in my hand due to this injury upper part of my one finger doesn't move??
Serious: This appears to be a serious hand injury with tendon damage. Go to the hospital emergency room where your injury will be evaluated. You may need to be referred to a hand surgeon or one may be called in to treat you. ...Read more
Today about 4 times I have had a very sharp pain on the top of my right hand. Pretty much above the ring finger, about half way up the wide part of my?
Need more info: Did you have an injury even a slight one, to your right hand? Do you have any loss of motion in that hand? It would also help me to know how old you are and what kind of occupation you have. There are several reasons for your complaint ranging from a neurological to an orthopedic cause. Please make an appointment with your family physician to find the cause and relive your pain. ...Read more
My friend is HIV+ and I just cut my hand on his knife. He told me that he cut his finger just this morning with the same knife! I'm freaking out! Risk?
Get tested: Although it is highly unlikely to get infected from dried blood, it is not impossible. To ease your own mind best to get tested just in case. ...Read more
Cut with a sharp knife betw ring finger & pinky on 17Oct. Bled a lot. Casualty Dr stitched the wound. Advised to keep it dressed for 24 hours then use hand as normal. My ring finger has lost sensation since. Is this normal? Cud I hav hit a nerve?
My right hand center part is cut with a glass tube two months before. Tendon of my one finger is partially cut & upper part doesn't moved. Recovery?
Need more info: Hopefully you were treated by a hand surgeon. This kind of repair is tricky and should be done by an experienced orthopedic surgeon. My strong suggestion is if you did have a repair of the laceration and have these side effects you should return to the surgeon and following that you may need rehabilitation to try to return to normal use of your right hand. ...Read more
I cut my finger last night with a knife. My finger is numb tingly and when I put my hand below my heart it feels like my finger is getting shocked?
Nerve laceration: Or partial injury can make an area feel numb and change when there is more swelling. A bruise may also be more symptomatic to a nerve woth increaed blood and swelling. Gravity helps put more blood in exacerbating swelling, that's why it feel better to elevate, so do so! And follow up for an evaluation wrt the laceration, including assesment of sensataion and motion ...Read more
My right index finger is swollen and painful at the joint closest to the palm. I had cut that area about a month prior but it healed. Other hand ok.
Go see doc: It sounds like you have an infection and need to be on antibiotics. They can evaluate and see if this is correct or if there is something else wrong. You don't want to wait for this to get worse. ...Read more
I cut my hand on monday between my thumb and index finger with a kitchen knife. Today I woke up and by throat is really sore. Is it possible I have that I have tetnus or another infection as a result?
I cut my hand with a kitchen knife between thumb and index finger on tuesday. Today I have a sore throat and difficulty swallowing. Could this be tetanus or another type of infection?
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
What might be the cause of the pain in the lower part of my pinky finger? More specifically, in the two lower knuckle when moved/bent/clenched etc.
Is there anything that can be done about a pinky finger that was dislocated but never treated? It healed crooked and knuckle is naturally bent now?
I cut the middle knuckle of a finger 3 months ago and got stitches. The knuckle still hurts when I push things. Will this go away/is something wrong?
Give it time: Give it about 6 months before you get concerned. It should gradually improve. ...Read more
2 days ago I cut the top but on the side of my left ring finger between the middle knuckles it still bleeds when I take the bandage off to rewrap it d?
Hard to heal: Those cuts are hard to heal because of the repetitive stretching. Sometimes splinting to minimize the flexing will let it heal faster ...Read more
The knuckle in one of my fingers cracked about one month ago and it still hurts and I can't type?
Trigger finger?: Cracking knuckles had been studued snd found tobe a benign condition. It should not result in major injury, if there is a tender spot near the hurting joint which can be felt along the palmer aspect of your finger, it could be trigger finger, get an ultrasound or MRI for soft tissue injury or inflammation. ...Read more
I had xray. Broke lower part of finger near the second knuckle but it is the tip that hurts so bad why?
Hi my right index finger knuckle has been swollen for about two weeks now icing it doesn't help and I have sustanied no injuries.?
See a doctor: You need to see adoctor and may be get some blood tests done. This could be a few things and a doctor needs to see this and evaluate your finger. ...Read more
I have a bump on my finger nd I don't know what it is it doesn't hurt but its hard and its on my index finger just about an inch from my knuckles?
Other possibilities: Include ganglion of tendon sheath and mucous cyst- ganglion of joint. These fluid filled cysts can arise spontaneously, after trauma, or in association with arthritis of a nearby joint. Even though they are fluid filled, the fluid (mucin) can be very viscous, almost solid. Most resolve without treatment. If bothersome see a hand surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more
In winter. The skin on hands over the knuckles parts of fingers turned almost black. I'm fair skinned. Wut can I buy otc?
Deep cut right on the knuckle of finger, having numbness, swelling only right around cut & blue in color, could it be infected?
Possibly: If you are having prolonged pain or discoloration of your finger after a cut, you might be developing an infection. See your doctor. ...Read more
Cut on knuckle near finger, healed, big bump and hurts and sensitive Feels like infection trapped but the cut is healed, how do I get it out..
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