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Burning sensation at tip of left index finger. Reason? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor:please proceed with the query.
User:have a burning sensation at the tip of my left index finger. Nothing is visible. started few days back and last few seconds and goes away.
Doctor:Is there any change in colour
Doctor:Have you got any recent injury
User:ya...i had got a cut...but it was not 2 that spot
User:but it was not at that spot
Doctor:ok do you have any medical illness?
Doctor:Did you get injury on same finger
User:no on the other hand
Doctor:You can apply ice to the finger when burning is present,also apply betadine ointment and observe if there is any reduction in pain.
Doctor:It is likely you have touched something , or might be due to some injury not known to you.
Doctor:Observe if any changes to nail colour.
Doctor:How old are you.
Doctor:ok, take becosules tablets for 1 week,
Doctor:has the skin near the side of your nails peeled .
User:nope its intact
Doctor:ok, do not worry it is likely to reduce .It does not seem to be anything serious.
User:ok thanks Doc
Doctor:Apply ice and the betadine ointment and observe
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