How to relieve swelling of the joint of the finger
If the finger is swollen after a severe injury,that he is not broken. The first signs of closed bone damage include severe pain, hemorrhage, rapid swelling, local temperature (redness), impaired motor activity. In any doubtful case, attach a pencil (or any similar object, but no longer than a finger) to the finger and fix it with a bandage. The created fixed position will prevent all possible complications. After first aid, consult a doctor.
When swelling of the finger associated with inflammationjoint, use local treatment with the help of drugs that have an anti-inflammatory effect. And besides this, with the help of a medical examination, establish the cause of the inflammation, which can be in violation of metabolism, vitamin deficiency, allergies or due to trauma. To relieve inflammation from the joint on the finger, use compresses, lotions and wraps.
A good remedy for eliminating inflammation withThe joints are honey cakes. For their preparation, take a teaspoonful of thick honey, add flour into it and mix until a mass similar to dough. Then give it a cake shape and attach it to the joint. Cover it with a cotton cloth and fix with a bandage. Do this procedure at least 3 weeks daily (if there is no possibility for the whole day - do it overnight).
As lotions and compresses to eliminateinflammation from the joint apply a decoction of chamomile, pulp of grated raw potatoes, fresh pulp of aloe leaf. Apply one of the remedies to the site of the swelling. Top with cellophane and fix with a bandage. Leave for a few hours, then change to a new compress.
If the finger is swollen due to a breach of the integrity of the skin- abrasions, paresis, unsuccessful processing of the cuticle or ingrown nail and led to an abscess (purulent inflammation) use disinfectants. These include hydrogen peroxide (3%) and furacilin. After treatment with one of the means, apply a streptocidal ointment to the inflamed area of the skin. It is better to use a powder of streptocide on the wetting damaged surface. Cover with a gauze cloth on top and fix with a bandage. Change the bandage twice a day.
In case of inflammation without damaging the skin, apply Vishnevsky liniment. It promotes resorption of the infiltrate (compaction). In addition, use lotions of herbs and pulp of potatoes.
If all measures taken do not bringplease contact your doctor. In some cases, recovery is possible only when combining drug therapy with traditional medicine.