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Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my finger swelling until I can see a doctor?

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Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Surgery - Hand Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sure

If you can tolerate them, try Ibuprofen or naproxen.
Also, some swelling is helped by soaking for 10-15 minutes in warm water with epsom salts.

In brief: Sure

If you can tolerate them, try Ibuprofen or naproxen.
Also, some swelling is helped by soaking for 10-15 minutes in warm water with epsom salts.
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
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In brief: Finger swelling

Probably the most effective otc medication for the pain or swelling of a finger is ibuprofen.
Arnica gel or cream applied directly to the area may also help. Aspercreme may help too as something to rub on it. A final otc cream that could be tried is.

In brief: Finger swelling

Probably the most effective otc medication for the pain or swelling of a finger is ibuprofen.
Arnica gel or cream applied directly to the area may also help. Aspercreme may help too as something to rub on it. A final otc cream that could be tried is.
Dr. Colin Kerr
Dr. Colin Kerr
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