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What Is It Called When The Side Of Your Finger Near The Nail Is Inflamed Or It Hurts
I have a swelling on the side of my nail on my finger. Is there something I could do to get rid of it? It hurts.
Depends what it is: Causes of a swelling or a growth on the side of a nail include a wart, an ingrown piece of nail, a torn piece of skin (not healing properly), a splinter, a small skin infection, etc... If thoroughly soaking it and cleaning it, followed by leaving it alone for a day or two under a bandaid, doesn't help much; then a primary care doctor or dermatologist needs to examine it and do other treatment. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have throbbing pain in my left index finger by the nail on the side near my thumb. It hurts when it gets touched.
I have punched someone and my right side of my right hand hurts it's painful to grasp things and it hurts when I move my finger also very painful?
See DR: You may have just bruised the hand, or you might have a undisplaced fracture. Only way to tell is with an xray. Next time punch a pillow, it will give you psychological relief without the patin. ...Read more
2 days ago i started punching things & my middle finger knuckle is bigger than usual & the side is swollen. And it hurts to use my hand. Is it broken?
Possibly: The only way to know for sure is to have it x-rayed. Have it checked out as soon as possible, because if it is broken, you want to make sure it heals correctly. If it heals incorrectly, it could affect the use of your hand in the future. ...Read more
My hand got hit by a softball right in the middle finger. It is swollen and purple near by bigger knuckle. Only purple on the palm side. It hurts to bend and straighten my finger all the way. Could it be broke or just jammed? What is both of the possibi
I have a reddish whiteish bump beside my finger nail on my skin. It hurts when i touch it. What is it?!
Underneath my middle finger nail is yellow and when I press on my finger it hurts really bad. What is that?
See doc: This might be a glomus tumor. See your doctor. It could also be something a orthopedic doctor would have to treat. ...Read more
So i'm and for the past 2 months i've had the lump above my penis. It's sort of hard and it hurts to the touch. About as wide as a finger nail.
It could be STD: You have to get this checkedGet a more detailed answer ›
I have a ingrown finger nail which is causing some pain to my finger tip but I started seeing a red liNE going from my wrist to my elbow, It hurts whe?
I have dark spots on my index finger nail that are not going away. I also have what appears to be a bruise or blood under the pad. It hurts to touch.?
What is it called when someone is born with an almost unusable left side? Can't fully open left hand, finger are mulfuntioning, i walk with a limp, left shoulder twitches.
I have classic sign which are called plummers nails specifically on the ring finger. I need adivise on this condition! what about crushing symdrome?
See dermatologist: See dermatologist for nail diagnosis of finger nails. ...Read more
What are the dark stripes that run down the nail bed of fingers and toes called? What causes them?
Be careful: If you have dark skin it's fairly common to find dark stripes running down your nails this occurs in more than 77% of black people over the age of 20 and in most cases is perfectly normal however it is not something to ignore dark stripes may sometimes be a form of skin cancer that affects the nail bed called subungual melanoma it's therefore important that your doctor checks it to rule melanom. ...Read more
I feel numbness in my arm. At first it was my fingertips than the whole finger than my hand than arm. My wrist hurts. It hurts when I write etc.
I have soreness at the base of my pinky my pinky finger. It Hurts to push down on it, it's right where the pinky joins the hand. ?
I punched a wall, and my hand has been swollen for 5 days. It hurts bad to move my pinky but the other fingers are fine. What should I do?
The back of my hand is hurting. I have it just started aching. It hurts the most when i move my fingers or try to straighten my hand all the way.
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