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Swollen finger with no pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello.
Doctor :  
How can i help you ?
Doctor :  
Please proceed with your query
User :   Just a quick question. My finger right at the knuckle has swelled up a little. No pain, but its sudden and just bothering me a bit.
User :   there was no trauma, except using my hand constantly at work
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
I will help you in this
Doctor :  
Can i ask few questions
User :   yes
Doctor :  
wats your age
User :   22
Doctor :  
Since how many days do you have this ?
User :   it just started like 45 minutes ago
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
any insect bite ?
User :   no. not that i noticed
Doctor :  
do you have any redness over the swelling
Doctor :   do you have itching over the swelling ?
User :   yes. it feels warm to the touch as well. its the area between my knuckles, right by the hand
User :   no itching. just feels tight
Doctor :  
do you have any medical illness
User :   No
Doctor :   are you on any medications
User :   just anti depressants
Doctor :  
Use Brufen 400 mg
Doctor :  
2 times a day, for next 2-3 days
Doctor :  
this will help you to reduce the inflammation
User :   ok
Doctor :  
hot fomentation over the swelling is also help ful
Doctor :  
no to over strain the fingers
User :   ok i will do that. thank you
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else i can help you with

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