Patient :My middle finger is swollen near the tip. There is a small tough bump next to my finger nail on the left side of the finger. I poked it with a needle, nor blood or puss came from it. It hurts extremely bad, and is starting to turn purple at the tip. What is it, and how may I treat it?
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