Then I got busy with the holidays and packing to move. Even though my finger occasionally annoyed me I ignored the problem...there wasn't time for it! A couple of days ago I noticed the left side of my finger had a raised callus and was tender to the touch. This morning I decided to take care of myself and go to an urgent care.
At the urgent care I was immediately taken back to a room and didn't even have time to open the book I bought before the doctor came in. After looking at my finger he told me he would numb it, then remove the callus until he found the foreign object. He was hopeful that he would be able to just bandage it up at the end, but cautioned that he might have to use a suture.
Unfortunately, I left the office with no foreign object, but one stitch in my finger. For the next ten days I get to baby the area. Since my left hand is my dominant one the process will be interesting.
|Sporting a stylish purple wrap|
Well, that's a mystery. Good luck.ReplyDelete
Glad you took care of it, I am also a lefty.ReplyDelete
Ooouch, so glad you didn't waste time getting to urgent care. I hope it heals up soon.ReplyDelete
Oh wow! I hope it doesn't hurt and heals properly now.ReplyDelete
Take care. Hope it heals soon.ReplyDelete
Visiting after finding you on another blog.ReplyDelete
The purple wrap around your finger looks like it was knitted.
It also reminded me of a finger puppet. Perhaps if you drew a face on it (a frowny one of course) and cried and complained you could get a lot of sympathy. :) We all need that. It really is irritating to have a bum finger. I know it would really mess up my blog time.
Merry Mae ... hiking my way through the blogs.
Thanks for stopping by! Now that you mention it, the wrap does look knitted, but it's that tape that sticks to itself. I've been able to get a lot of Hubby's sympathy with only a little complaining :-)Delete
My grandmother used to say that any injury to the middle finger was God’s punishment for whenever you flipped someone off.ReplyDelete
Your grandmother sounds like a hoot! I don't flip people off anymore, but when I arrived home from the urgent care I couldn't resist showing Tony what happened by holding that finger straight up in the air.Delete
We've used that Coban sooooooo many times in soooooo many years for Jerry's lower left leg we probably have kept the company in business, plus I use the leftover pieces on the rolls for the times I need to keep bandaids on my fingers when gardening. You know, I have something like what you described on my left thumb that happened at the end of last summer while I was in the garden -- I forgot to point it out to my doctor at my January appointment . . . will have to remember when I go back in a few months. And I like Akasha's comment above! LOL!ReplyDelete
I agree that Coban (didn't know the official name; thanks for pointing it out) is wonderful. I kept using it until the roll the urgent care doctor gave me was completely gone.Delete