After The Amputation Of The Finger Tips 3 Months Ago Why Does It Still Feel Tight And Stiff?
I am a man aged 35 years … Exactly 3 months ago 1 segment of my little finger was amputated because of a work accident and now the wound has healed completely since 1 mth ago, but why is it still swollen and feels tight stiff on the tip of my finger. I have to do to overcome this swelling so that it will disappear soon, because the effect is very fast making me uncomfortable.
Hands that are still swollen, tight and stiff at the tips of your fingers may be caused by a number of possibilities, some of which may be due to inflammation or inflammation in the inner tissue or infection in the inner wound. Sometimes conditions can occur where infection or inflammation occurs inside the wound while the wound suture from the outside has healed. To ensure the condition that you are experiencing now, you should re-check yourself further to an orthopedic specialist, so that you can do a direct examination, determine the cause and provide treatment in accordance with the conditions that have been examined, do you need to do a re-cleaning, or only need additional medication. Some things you need to pay attention to:
always keep your hands clean
warm compress the swollen part
to relieve pain by taking pain medication such as paracetamol
check the condition further
The following article you can read about post-amputation swelling
Hope it is useful, thank you