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Blister on tip of finger and under finger nail
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by Tammy, Jan 25, 2000
i want to know what this could be, it started out on the tip of my finger as a small red spot that itched and stung, from there continued under my fingernail as a purple spot , very painful, and is very swollen.it is also movin down my finger. it still itches and stings.
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by Alan Rockoff, MDBlank, Jan 25, 2000
Tammy:

I honestly have no idea.  Did you traumatize your finger or catch it in something?  If your finger is hot or swollen or you have a fever, you should see a doctor at once.  If the condition is steady, wait a couple of weeks, as you may be describing a bruise.

Best.

Dr. R
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by nancy, Feb 19, 2000
My daughter has a red swollen area on her thumb.It looks as if it
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by Johnny Mae Dudley, Mar 02, 2000
I have blisters on my finger tips and toes. Iwent to the dr's and he gave me Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream. bumps went away came back in about two weeks.what could it be
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by Wendy0704, Feb 19, 2008
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