Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
swollen index finger
my index finger is geting swollen in the middle and it stings when bend it what can be the cause of it
Cancel
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
351246 tn?1379685732
Hi!
One possibility is injury to the joint. When there is a capsular injury to a joint in finger, it is best to give the RICE treatment for a few days such as rest, ice application, compression bandage (you can strap the injured finger with the neighboring finger) and elevation (keep hands elevated on a pillow at bed time). You can also take an anti-inflammatory pain killer.  Once the injury settles down and there is less pain you have to start physiotherapy. Bend and extend the finger at the joint slowly to a range of motion possible without pain. Slowly increase the range of motion. With time the stiffness will go. You can also consult a sports injury center.
Other possibilities are arthritis-rheumatoid, injury, inflammation of the sac of joint, finger prick, insect bite, allergy or contact dermatitis to something, tendon injury or inflammation, clot in blood vessel, infection of the skin or pulp of the finger etc.
I think you should discuss these possibilities with your doctor. It is difficult to comment beyond this without examining. Take care!
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Do you know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Answer
Post Answer
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Pain Management Community Resources
Top Pain Answerers
547368 tn?1440545385
Blank
Tuckamore
On the Beaches of Paradise, FL
Avatar m tn
Blank
Kalvin
Milwaukee, WI
317787 tn?1473362051
Blank
Dee1956
DC
Avatar m tn
Blank
fntn
MI
Avatar f tn
Blank
remar
st. louis, MO
Avatar f tn
Blank
Grreatful
MI