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Why Is My Middle Finger Swollen
Maybe: Obvious question is did you injure it? If so probably just jammed, and depending on the severity of injury, could be broken. If no injury mechanism then it could be from arthritis causing swelling or decreased blood flow which obviously sounds dangerous, but there benign causes of this. The only way to know is to have it examined by a physician. ...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?
Cut Palm: Is it red or tender? Could be infected. Send us a photo to see if it is normal swelling or early infection. ...Read more
Accidently punched the wall last night. Swelled immediately. Index finger swollen. Pain in entire hand. Hurts to move. Blue swollen line down palm.
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.
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?
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?
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
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
For about a month I have woke up with my finger swollen and hard to bend. I did not injure it at all?
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 more
What can you do for a smashed finger, swollen and has the pins and needle numbness currently, injured 8 hours ago?
Go to ER now: You need to go er to get x-ray done to make sure you do not have a crushed injury with nerve injury as well as med for pain and anti-inflammatory. ...Read more
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
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?
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
Xray: I don't think you have to go to the ER but an xray would be a good idea to rule out a fracture. Especially of the finger you want to be careful as you of course want to retain full function of the finger. ...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
3days, hurt wrist, starting to bruise a little, pinky finger swollen, hurts dangling, moved holding. Pain increasing. Nurse pro. Said no fracture?
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 more
Sore finger. Very swollen, agonising pain, it is my middle finger on right hand got hit with a high heel shoe, any ideas of what it is?
Sore finger: Any injury to your body that is very painful and swollen should be evaluated by a physician. Please consult with an orthopedic hand specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Suspect a sprain...: If it is in the middle joint of your middle finger (that was in the bowling ball,) it is probably sprained. If that is what, in fact, it is, expect it to be swollen and sore for a number of months; perhaps more than a year, so be patient...It should slowly improve. ...Read more
See details: Then have it evaluated. Consider seeing a rheumatologist. ...Read more
A co-worker woke up tbis morning and her middle finger was swollen and very painful, could this be gout?
Swollen finger: Gout could certainly be a cause of acute painful red swelling around any joint, and is one of the more common causes of acute pain and swelling in a finger joint. Other causes to consider are infection. Sometimes a bacterial germ can get in under the skin through just the slightest nick in the skin. This is the most serious concern. And, of course, trauma or a sprain can do this. ...Read more
A section of my middle finger is swollen, I noticed in the middle of the day and it's not the first time it has done this. What is the cause of this? .
My middle finger has gotten progressively more swollen and painful for the last 24 hours, and I don't know what I did to cause this?
Swollen finger: Go to ER immediately. You could have an infection which if not treated promptly, could result in possible blood infection or loss of function of finger, or it could be autoimmune / lyme -like disease disease. Since the risk from infection is so great go to ER. ...Read more
Started to get pains in my middle finger it comes and goes and sometimes can last for a week at a time. It feels swollen and stiff. Didn't damage it.
Trigger finger?: If it is swollen along the palm in line with the finger, or you get occasional locking (unable to move the finger), it could be a trigger finger. Many times a cortisone shot can help. ...Read more
RaiseHighGiveTheSign: Oh yeah? So where you been puttin' it?? It won't swell for no reason. Wearing a ring? If so, take it off. Is it red and does it hurt? Then you should see a doctor. Can't move it too well? See a doctor. Doesn't hurt but stays that way for a week? See a doctor. Get locked in the same position? See a doctor. Turn green with little squiggly moving purple things coming out of the sides? See a Witch doctor ...Read more
Hello I have a question about my finger its important my middle finger is swollen throbbin itching a lil and painfull but I have no cuts?
The tip of my middle finger is swollen, warm to the touch and really hurts. It's been this way for 3 days now and isn't getting better. Help?
Cellulitis: Sounds like its infected. You need antibiotics. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
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