April 2015

Broken knuckle

Knuckles are bony prominences that can be felt when clenching the fist. Knuckles are strong and do not break easily. A broken knuckle causes pain, swelling and stiffness and affects the daily activities of the individual. The hand is made up of finger bones and bones found in the palm. The bones of the fingers …

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Chilblain is painful inflammation affecting the small blood vessels found in the skin that occurs as a reaction to sudden warming from a cold temperature. It causes itchiness, swelling, red-colored patches and blistering of the extremities such as the toes, ears, nose and the fingers. Chilblains simply heal on its own, especially when the weather …

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