Do doctors see a lot of patients with finger swelling?

Yes. We need to know where it is swollen, which fingers are swollen, are they painful, does this interfere with your function to do daily tasks, do you have other medical problems, what medications do you take and so forth. You would need an evaluation to help clarify the diagnosis. There can be very simple cause, most fo which are not a dangerous problem but there can be serious ones.

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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?

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. Read more...
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. 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?

Capillary. These red spots are most likely due to burst capillaries which leak blood into the skin and take days to weeks to fade. What caused the swelling and discoloration initially? ?infected bite ?allergic reaction ?trauma. Read more...