my right thumb is swollen right now, the skins very tight feels like it about to burst open. *husband think i had a hand nail and now it might be infected* but what do i do for it? put some ice on it? ive tried to "pop" it by squeezing my thumb to releave some pressure but nouthings worked. it REALLY hurts. i never realized how much i need my thumb untill now.! when i place it against my check it feels kinda warm/hot to the touch were as the other thumb doesnt...
you really need to see a doctor about this, sounds like you have an infection thats going to need medication. My co-worker had a paper cut under his nail and it got infected, the only thing that helped was a visit to the drs office. I would keep it in ice on and off today. and take an anti-inflammatory aspirin to help
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