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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?
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