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What is it? A pimple sized spot on my index finger has cause two of my fingers and my knuckles to swell and it's very painful! what can I do?

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Dr. James Seward
Dermatology

In brief: I

I agree with the answer above.
Another possibility is a herpes infection called herpetic whitlow. Consult with a doctor for diagnosis and treatment options. I hope that helps!

In brief: I

I agree with the answer above.
Another possibility is a herpes infection called herpetic whitlow. Consult with a doctor for diagnosis and treatment options. I hope that helps!
Dr. James Seward
Dr. James Seward
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Dr. Robert Andrews
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: In

In infection in the pads of the fingers can be a real problem. It's called a felon and may require antibiotic therapy.
It's probably a good idea to go to the er.

In brief: In

In infection in the pads of the fingers can be a real problem. It's called a felon and may require antibiotic therapy.
It's probably a good idea to go to the er.
Dr. Robert Andrews
Dr. Robert Andrews
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