What should I do for my daughter's bruised, swollen finger?

Answer Even if the finger is broken, there's not much a doctor could or would do about it-- a small child's fingers are so maluable and heal so well, a cast isn't necessary. Put some crushed ice in a pla... Read More »

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My knee is swollen and bruised on the lower kneecap i fell rollerblading its been a week and its still swollen and bruised it hurts to extend it im 13 years old whats wrong?

It is going to take a few weeks for the swelling to go down. Go see a doctor to have an x-ray and a MRI done to make sure that you did not tear anything in your knee. I also hurt my knee cap a mont... Read More »

My ring finger and middle finger knuckles are bruised. what to do?

Well first of all, punching a tree? That's not a great source of letting out anger. Secondly, if you can move all of your fingers, even in pain, then you are ok. You may want to apply some ice to r... Read More »

My toe is swollen and bruised?

I am sorry for your injury and your pain. How can such a little thing like a toe hurt so darned much! Continue to ice your toe, 20 minutes ice---20 minutes with no ice. Keep up this routine until y... Read More »

My hand is bruised and swollen....?

The cold pack is good. Apply it off and on during the day. An ace wrap would help to keep the swelling down. Also elevate it as much as you can.