A disease in which the integrity of the skin is lost due to pricking or cutting wounds caused by thorns around the finger, and the disease becomes inflamed due to infection is called ringworm.
Depending on the person’s immunity and body resistance, the inflamed finger may worsen until it becomes tan.
Single finger disease has several forms, depending on the type of damage to the finger. It includes:
The shape around and under the nail
A form that covers all the tissues of the finger
Ingrown toenails around and under the nails are very common, and are often caused by conditions that damage the nails, such as ingrown toenails, finger pinching, over-waxing, or ingrown toenails.
Tanning. If it has been a long time, the pus may come out when you press on the inflamed area
Action to be taken
If the skin is damaged or contaminated due to the reasons mentioned above, immediately clean the skin with a disinfectant solution such as Tamedin or Furacillin to prevent further infection and tanning. If it is not dirty, just put a bandage on your finger to prevent infection. It is medicinal and heals minor wounds quickly.
It should be taken care of in the above way until recovery.
If the redness increases and it starts to swell around the finger, it is a sign of infection. At this time, it should be dipped in boiling hot water. Because heat improves blood supply to the inflamed area and kills the bacteria that caused the infection. Therefore, this measure should be taken without delay. If there is a large infection and pus has formed, it is necessary to go to the hospital and have a small operation to drain the pus. Antibiotics are also used against infections. The doctor should advise which medicine to use depending on the wound and the condition of the body.
Bandage the wound in a hospital setting until it is completely healed.
If you have a wound or surgery, be aware that using various medicines and dressing the wound in a dirty environment can make the disease worse.