Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Sibulele | 2007/05/22

Q.

Painful finger

Hi dOC,
My daughter was playing with her friend and she had an accident that her middle finger got stuck between the door and she kept on crying and her friend closed the door do the nail is is chipped and soar and I took her to the pharmacy but was given Panado and Betadine bt its still hurts and the finger get swollen and she cannot sleep properly.

Is the anything I can do to stop the pain and why has this not healed?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

She should be seen by a doctor as the finger could well be fractured or infected.

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