Also known as Hand Swelling and Swelling Of Hands
Hand or finger swelling is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of hand or finger swelling are pyogenic skin infection, bruise, and fracture of the hand. Other possible causes, such as open wound of the finger, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with hand or finger swelling, 85% report having hand or finger pain, 50% report having abnormal appearing skin, and 17% report having foot or toe swelling.
Patients with hand or finger swelling often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, application of splint, wound care management, incision and drainage, culture wound, blood culture and suturing of wound .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with hand or finger swelling include floxuridine, methyl salicylate topical, phentolamine, aluminum sulfate-calcium acetate topical, betamethasone, nystatin, calamine-pramoxine topical, chlorpheniramine / phenylephrine, ephedrine / phenobarbital / theophylline and oxacillin .