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Animal Bite of Finger

Never really had an issue with it before, but ever since ive gotten my BG under good control, i have noticed that my hands go numb pretty quickly in certain situations. With constant use, it is no wonder that hand disease injuries are common in society. Any body have any clues to what it could be? What causes your hand to go numb? Early warning signs include pain or numbness in fingers, and also tingling sensations. Ask your doctor before doing exercises to treat numbness in your hands or fingers. In fact, it may lead to the removal of a finger or fingers.

Third-degree burn or scald. Do not approach or touch animals you see in the wild. If you aren’t, you should see a doctor. However, if finger function is compromised, then surgery may be required. It turns out that I had a ruptured/herniated disc in my neck that required surgery to fix. Treatment options range from splints on the wrist to local steroid injections to surgery. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, see your doctor immediately.


In many cases, doctors recommend resting an irritated area rather than exercising it and risking further damage. Medications such as oral pain relievers and different types of topical creams are used to relieve pain due to nerve damage. Chilblains (pernio). Your doctor may order blood tests if they believe the infection has spread throughout your body (sepsis). It could be you’re putting pressure on nerves from the activity and being low makes it more pronounced. Tendons are thick fibrous cords that attach small muscles of the hand to bones. Thanks for the advice guys.

In 2011, Gordon Purdie with the Department of Public Health at the University of Otago in Wellington, New Zealand, and colleagues from other departments at the same university,  found an association between RP and exposure to organic solvents in laboratory workers. This includes a healthy diet full of nutrients that the body requires, frequent exercise, and a careful monitoring of your blood sugar. If you have Raynaud’s disease, which causes vasospasm of the arterial blood vessels that causes decreased blood flow to an area, wiggling or massaging your fingers or hands frequently can help keep the circulation moving. The lack of sensation caused by the nerve damage may cause you to not be able to feel the changes in temperature. Symptoms of Churg-Strauss syndrome may include difficulty breathing (asthma), and red-bluish and numb fingertips 23. However, if your symptoms are serious, your doctor may keep you at the hospital and provide you with medication through an IV in your arm. What might be happening is that feeling is being restored and you are finally noticing times when your CTS flares up.

Trigger finger has been found to be associated with diabetes, gout and rheumatoid arthritis. This is why it’s important to receive a tetanus vaccine at least every 10 years. Stroke prevention involves treating risk factors such as hypertension and diabetes. A bite from an animal with rabies is an especially serious situation. Wild animals such as raccoons, skunks, foxes, and bats are common carriers of this serious and commonly fatal virus. Household pets can also become carriers if not regularly vaccinated. Hypovolemic shock (due to severe dehydration, bleeding or diarrhea) or cardiogenic shock (due to heart attack, arrhythmia) Pheochromocytoma: cyanosis and tingling in the fingertips, finger tremor, pale skin, anxiety, high blood pressure 34 Drugs: beta-blockers, methysergide, ergotamine, epinephrine and other drugs can increase the risk of Raynaud’s phenomenon with white, blue and red fingertips 35.

If the bite is minor, you’ll make a full recovery. I have been trying to avoid surgery at all costs, but, now am still considering it.

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