You will need
- - ice;
- - the bandage;
- - absorbable ointment;
- - calendula;
- - tansy;
- - a series;
- - celandine.
To determine what your finger is broken, look for these signs: swelling, the appearance of subcutaneous bruising, pain when bending. It should be noted that the final diagnosis can be established only by x-ray.
In the first minutes after the injury has occurred, doctors advise to apply to the affected place the ice. For these purposes, you can also use packages of frozen berries or vegetables. In a pinch, you can just a little to hold the hand under cold water.
During the first two days after injury, cold should be applied for 15-20 minutes several times a day. After that you must purchase at the pharmacy absorbable ointment (for example, caffeine or indovazin) and make it compresses.
If the broken finger on the hand, for rapid healing it is necessary to fix the bandage together with a neighboring finger.
There are traditional methods of treatment of the broken finger. For example, you need to take one teaspoon of calendula, tansy, celandine and succession. Boil half a liter of boiling water, let stand for half an hour, then wet the canvas cloth and apply on broken finger. As it dries moisten the bandage.
Remember that under the broken finger symptoms may be masked and torn tendons and cracked bones, and fractures. To exclude these diagnoses, it is necessary to address to the doctor-the traumatologist who will examine the damage and prescribe x-rays. If hand injuries will be serious, you can be shown the operation or plaster immobilization. That is why in any case of injury should not self-medicate, and it is better to consult a specialist.
If you have a broken finger, it is necessary to provide the injured extremity at rest.