What to do if you have a finger?
What to do if you have a finger? This question especially worries those who are faced with such an unpleasant phenomenon directly. As is known, during an abscess, inflammation begins, as a result of which a small cavity forms in the tissues. Over time, it can become filled with pus, which will subsequently lead to the multiplication of microbes such as staphylococcus and streptococcus. That is why, if you break your finger, you should definitely take urgent measures to eliminate the inflammatory process. Indeed, under favorable conditions, bacteria are able to penetrate the damaged skin into the tissues of the body. In this regard, the affected skin area must be immediately treated with iodine or brilliant green.
What will happen if it breaks a finger, but it is not treated?
If for some reason you started the situation with an abscess, then you will not be able to get rid of this trouble yourself. In this case, you should consult a doctor. In medical practice, such a purulent lesion is called panaritium.Quite often it occurs when the skin is damaged (for example, during splintering). If you have a finger, and you do not take any measures (for example, do not disinfect this damaged area), then it is quite likely that in the future it will cause you great anxiety. It can be pain, twitching, and tingling, as well as a slight increase in body temperature. Subsequently, the affected finger may even swell and swell.
What to do if you have a toe?
Panaritium is a purulent soft tissue disease. If the disease was started and pain appeared, then an urgent need to contact a surgeon. After all, only an experienced specialist can assess the extent of the boil, if necessary, open it, prescribe special medicines and therapeutic dressings.
How to get rid of an abscess on your own at home?
There are cases when there is an abscess on the toes, hands, or in another part of the body, and there is no possibility to go to the doctor. In this case, urgent measures should be taken to treat:
- It is recommended to make a warm aqueous solution of one cup of boiled water, baking soda, sea salt and 10 drops of iodine.In the resulting liquid should lower the finger and keep it there for 15-18 minutes. During this short period of time, the skin softens, and iodine, salt and soda will contribute to pulling the pus out.
- If a finger abscess was formed not in the city, but, for example, in the country or in nature, then you can find a medicinal plant such as a coltsfoot, wash the sheet with water, wrap the finger with it, and fix it with a bandage on top. After 13 hours, the leaflet is recommended to be replaced with a new one. However, in most cases, this time is enough for the medicinal herb to pull out all the pus from the wound.
- If you have an abscess on the gums, then only an experienced dentist should solve this problem. After all, this seemingly harmless phenomenon may turn into a more serious stage, with the result that there will be an abscess, periostitis or phlegmon.