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Why Is My Finger Swollen And Painful
Go to ER: I would get it checked out immediately. Discoloration is a bad sign ...Read more
Not Sure: Hard to say what is going on from the limited information you provided. If just one hand is swollen and stiff, this could be due to over use, arthritis, or inflammation, among other causes. Other less common casues can be nerve entrapments or circulation problems. Seems like you should call your doctor for advice. ...Read more
I jammed my finger and now my knuckle is slightly swollen and red and grinds when I bend or touch could it be broken?
Did you injure it?: Check the nail - is there any particular swelling or pus-like material coming from anywhere near the nail? Are your toes rubbing against overly tight shoes? I am not sure why it is this way. Would be concerned about possible infection. Warm? Tender? Swollen? Pus? Red streaking? One option is to see you podiatrist for evaluation & treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have trouble opening and closing my right hand my second finger from my thumb is swollen and very painful.and my left hand is also very painful too ?
My ankles and knees are very swollen and hurt. My left wrist is also sore. My mouth is extremly dry. Should i go to ER ?
Swollen joints: If one joint was swollen, i would be more likely to recommend er evaluation to rule out septic arthritis; a bad infection that attacks a joint. In your case, you are having pain in multiple joints all over the body. This is more likely indicating a systemic type of arthritis. I would advise evaluation by either your primary physician or a rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen finger: If this is the result of trauma, typically the best thing to do initially is rest ice compression and elevation (rice). And then see a doctor to assess the degree of injury i.E is there a fracture. If it's not trauma related, one would need a further evalluation as to whether you have some vascular/circulation issue or possibly infection. Regardless, best to get a consult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have it checked!: Most likely you have irritated the growth on your skin but anytime you note a change in the character of a mole it becomes imperative to have it examined by a dermatologist . Skin cancer can change the feeling and swelling of a mole. Do not delay an appointment with your primary care doctor to have things checked out! ...Read more
My thumb is swollen and itchy, what could be wrong? My thumb is swollen and extremely itchy and in pain, i don't know what could have happened.
I hurt my wrist really badly and I can't feel anything but pain. My fingers are numb and swollen. My wrist is burning and swollen. I have iced it and ?
Have sore bruised feeling in my pointer and ring finger knuckles, theyre slightly reddish purple and itch, the skin isnt dry and not really swollen?
Not Sure: Hard to say what could be going on from your description. Things like excema, or psoriasis can cause skin redness and itchiness, although they don't usually cause pain. Other types of skin problems from allergic reactions to scabies could cause itchiness. If topical Hydrocortisone doesn't help get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just had stitches removed from my finger and now my finger tip is swollen and very warm, what is this?
I think i suffered a paroxysmal finger hematoma today and the hematoma is really painful and the finger swollen, should I be seen by a dr.?
Paroxysmal finger he: This is also called achenbach syndrome. It's etiology is poorly understood at best. It may be associated with other diseases , but that is undetermined at present. It is benign , it usually resolves in a couple days. I know - I have had the same sort of episode in my left thumb ! ...Read more
Hang nail now whole finger swollen, tip is red, warm and throbbing x5 days. Very painful. Tip looks clubbed n getting numb. How to treat @home? Or er?
Finger swollen: Time to go to er, if that is where you get medical treatment. You have an infection in the finger and you need treatment. ...Read more
Hit the center of proximal phalanx on my right pointer finger. Swollen knot, bruising & painful bending. Bruised or would raised knot mean fracture?
Fractures can swell: either locally or diffusely. A knot may mean there is a very bad bruise to skin or it could mean a fracture. A fracture in the finger can be nondislplaced meaning everyting moves well and is lined up so one does not necessarily have a great deformity, joint fractures or fractures in the plane of motion with swelling may not loo obvious except for pain and swelling. If symptoms persist, get seen ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen finger: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
For about a month I have woke up with my finger swollen and hard to bend. I did not injure it at all?
Many possibilities: There is a long list of diagnosis possible for atraumatic finger swelling and stiffness. Most common is a trigger finger or stenosing tenosynovitis, but other possibilities in the long list include infection, inflammatory conditions such as gout or ra, aggravation of underlying arthritis... Only way to find out for sure is evaluation by a qualified medical provider -. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can you do for a smashed finger, swollen and has the pins and needle numbness currently, injured 8 hours ago?
Due to a cut on my ring finger 6weeks post surgery finger swollen difficult to stretch out and stiff is this normal?
Finger swelling : Please see your surgeon for evaluation and treatment recommendations. ...Read more
Palm cut 30 days ago. Hobby knife 1.5 cm deep. Nerve tingled. Dr put in medical glue. Cut OK but middle finger swollen still. Is that normal?
Finger swollen under knuckle after mosquito bite. Why would a mosquito bite make it swell. Will it go down soon?
Several possibility: You may have been bitten by something other than a mosquito, may have had an unusually severe reaction to the bite, or may have developed a secondary infection due to breaking the skin while scratching. If the finger is red, warm , painful or gets worse would see a hand surgeon asap. Infections in fingers can extend upwards very quickly. ...Read more
Had itchy red swollen end of little finger, swelling gone now and left lots of red dots under skin that don't fade when pressed down on. Thank you?
Regarding my middle finger, swollen at the top joint , has become this way over a period of 9 yrs after slight injury , cd anything be done to fix?
Accidently punched the wall last night. Swelled immediately. Index finger swollen. Pain in entire hand. Hurts to move. Blue swollen line down palm.
Herpes on finger swollen with red one going toward right wrist pain to bend and pain going up arm please help?
Broken Finger? Swollen hurts and bruise behind knuckle. Should I go to the ER? Also when I pull on it it makes a popping noise its been 2 days
Babys hand crushed in door. Her pinky knuckle looked squished in and there was instantly a deep purple bruise on ring finger. Swollen now but playful.
3days, hurt wrist, starting to bruise a little , pinky finger swollen, hurts dangling , moved holding . Pain increasing . Nurse pro. Said no fracture?
Lately my both hand swell every morning aching my bone (borh hand). One of my middle finger swollen and hurt constantly. Do i need vitamin c? Or?
Finger swelling: There are really all sorts of things that could cause this depending on the exact nature and location of the swelling. So, for example, sudden joint swelling could be arthritic, as with gout. The end of the finger or even the entire digit can swell with some infections. Cysts that fluctuate in size can cause sudden isolated swelling. And of course trauma. Have someone take a look. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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