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Hello doctor, I have inflammation problem on my left hand

Patient: Hello doctor,I have inflammation problem on my left hand .. It started out wd a rash where my thumb connects to my hand .. It is swollen and started ozzing wd puss and then its started spreading upto my elbow in the shape of a vein.. I have pains on my thumb n elbow and my left shoulder and my left part of my neck.. I cannot move my thumb n my hand comfortably . Please suggest me wt i shud do..

 

 

Symptoms: This started from last morning and after my lunch last noon i felt a little heavy on chest and it was hard during breathing ..

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.I think you have several issues. I am scared of the left sided pain. I think you should go to the ER as soon as possible. Also, get the wound cleaned up and then get the medication needed. All the best.Hope this helps you.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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