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What to do if my hand thumb cut by thread ? Can I use super glue?

What to do if my hand thumb cut by thread ? Can I use super glue?

Yes: Clean it well with soap and water. I would also rinse it in 3% hydrogen peroxide then putnon the superglue followed by antibiotic ointment and a clean dressing. Ideally you should see a doctor and preferably an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hand surgery. ...Read more

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What to do if my hand thumb got cut by a thread?

What to do if my hand thumb got cut by a thread?

Soak and use glue: Soak in water till closed and then apply medical glue to seal. ...Read more

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I cut my thumb its a minor cutut and 2days after my whole hand got swollen?

I cut my thumb its a minor cutut and 2days after my whole hand got swollen?

Thumb injury: Minor cuts can lead to major problems and especially in the thumb which is of course of major significance to hand function. Given the history you give one would have to be suspicious of an infection and i would get in to see a doctor soon to make sure. Good luck. ...Read more

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I cut my thumb at work yesterday on the side is a scrape but on the front where the hr back hand is, is a small red line? What is it??

I cut my thumb at work yesterday on the side is a scrape but on the front where the hr back hand is, is a small red line? What is it??

You may have: LYMPHANGITIS ...that is INFECTION which is spreading beyond the cut itself and NEEDS ANTIBIOTICS PRONTO!!! GO TO ER!! Tell them you have a WORK RELATED INJURY ..they will act accordingly! PS If you can ask yor EMPLOYER who INSURES them for Workers' Compensation injuries! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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My tendons and nerves of right thumb are diagnosed to be cut in an accident? How successful are hand surgeries in restoring the dexterity?

My tendons and nerves of right thumb are diagnosed to be cut in an accident? How successful are hand surgeries in restoring the dexterity?

Excellent: Anticipate approximately 80-90 % return of sensation with successful nerve repair. Tendon repair without complication of adhesion or rupture should return full range of motion. This translates into successful return of dexterity. See a well qualified, board certified hand surgeon. ...Read more

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I cut the area between my index finger and my thumb yesterday, and now the hand is cold. Why is it like that?

I cut the area between my index finger and my thumb yesterday, and now the hand is cold. Why is it like that?

Hand Injury: A cut injury could damage critical blood vessels in the hand and cause the hand to feel cold due to reduced blood circulation. You need to see a hand surgeon as soon as possible for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Smashed thumb in trunk almost 2 weeks ago and severely cut it the cut it healing but still can't bend it and my hand hurts badly?

Smashed thumb in trunk almost 2 weeks ago and severely cut it the cut it healing but still can't bend it and my hand hurts badly?

See a bone doctor: you need to see a hand surgeon to see if there is something they can do you might had a crushing fracture to your thumb, the skin on the top might heal but it take 4-6 weeks for the bone to heal. see a hand surgeon ,might be able to help you ...Read more

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Dropped phone in public toilet, reached in grabbed it.Had open cuts on thumb, washed hands immediately. Will i get hepatitis, mrsa, hiv, disease now?

Dropped phone in public toilet, reached in grabbed it.Had open cuts on thumb, washed hands immediately. Will i get hepatitis, mrsa, hiv, disease now?

Highly unlikely: Don't worry! The best thing you did was aggressive hand washing. HIV, Hepatitis are primarily blood born and spread through needles and infected blood products. MRSA is also unlikely in this exposure. Don't fret, my friend! ...Read more