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Open wound of the finger

Open wound of the finger is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with open wound of the finger, 28% report having hand or finger pain, 11% report having hand or finger swelling, and 4% report having skin on arm or hand looks infected.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with open wound of the finger often receive suturing of wound, plain x-ray, wound care management, application of splint, culture wound, nonoperative removal of foreign body, suture of skin and subcutaneous tissue and incision and drainage .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with open wound of the finger include cephalexin, lidocaine, tetanus toxoid vaccine (adacel), diphtheria toxoid vaccine / tetanus toxoid vaccine, bacitracin (septa), povidone iodine topical (betadine), cefazolin, bupivacaine, chlorhexidine topical, cefadroxil, acellular pertussis vaccine / diphtheria toxoid vaccine / tetanus toxoid vaccine, diphtheria toxoid vaccine (prohibit) and iodine topical .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for open wound of the finger include sex == male age 15-29 years. On the other hand, age < 1 years almost never get open wound of the finger.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.6x
5-14 years
1.0x
15-29 years
1.6x
30-44 years
1.2x
45-59 years
1.1x
60-74 years
0.7x
75+ years
0.4x

Sex

Male
1.5x
Female
0.6x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.7x
Hispanic
0.9x
White
1.1x
Other
1.0x
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