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Why Are Your Fingerprints Not Affected By Cuts Or Injuries To Your Fingers
I sliced off the fleshy tip of my middle finger in an accidental fall in my home. Is my fingerprint gone?
Yes: If you removed the entire pad of your fingertip, then yes, your fingerprint is gone. The wound will heal over with new tissue(scar tissue) that lacks the classic whorl pattern of a fingerprint. ...Read more
Four years ago i started peeling the skin on my index and middle finger. I stopped, but my fingerprints gone. Is there anything i can do to get them back?
R you sure?: They may be there, just very faint. It is very hard to erode the fingerprints, maybe they just appear very faint. I don't think there would be any way to bring them back if they are actually gone. ...Read more
Burned my right hands middle finger(fingerprint location) on a hot ovens pot.White blister, hurts a lot. Will I regain full sensation? Male, 26
Probably: This sounds like at least a second degree burn. Make sure to use good wound care for burns including aloe gel and even antibiotic ointment or cream. If you think it is too much to handle you might want to get medical attention often silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream prescription is helpful too. If the burn is mostly superficial you should regain most sensation but it might take awhile and depend on amy of scarring. ...Read more
Smashed tip of finger up to, but not including, joint. No fracture on X-ray. No blue on nail. Swollen on fingerprint side. How do I relieve pressure?
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??
Fingered a girl wit cut on finger n had torn nail. Use force, did fingering vigorously. Cut ws 2day old. 1dot blood came wn injury hppnd. Hiv chances?
Wound: Cuts on finger can become dangerous if it gets infected especially if the person is not immunised against tetanus and they get exposed to bug which causes tetanus. Tetanus bug is prevalent as spores in nature and its easy to get exposed to these spores but prevention by vaccination is easy . So everyone should keep themselves up to date with vaccination . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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