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I have a blue area under the skin of my finger that's been

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I have a blue area under the skin of my finger that's been there now for 3 days and now ruts a bit swollen and very sore. I cannot use that finger. Should I be worried enough for emergency or wait till the doctor us in next week.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.

From your description it seems to be an infection.

You may need incision and drainage.

Oral and or local prescription antibiotic can be needed.

Warm compression can be soothing.

You can apply OTC neosporin cream.

Waiting for doctor's appointment in the next week can be late.

You can go to urgent care tomorrow morning.

I hope this information helps.
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