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It is subungual haematoma which is a collection of blood in the space between the nail bed and fingernail.
How is the pain? Have you taken any painkillers?
A painless and small subungual hematoma usually requires no treatment. However, the pressure generated by pooled blood under the nail can be extremely painful.
Yes you can:
Paracetamol 500mg tablets can be taken as 2 tablets every 6 hourly (maximum 8 tablets in 24 hours safely)
Ibuprofen 200mg tablets can be taken as 2 tablets three times a day (maximum 6 tablets in 24 hours safely).
Is it more painful? if not normal recovery process.
However, If you are really worried can have X ray to rule out any bony injury. Otherwise pain killers are enough
If you are really worried can have X ray to rule out any bony injury. Otherwise pain killers are enough
Swelling is a sign that your immune system is repairing your wound. The blood vessels widen to ease blood flow and send oxygen, vitamins, and minerals to your injury.
So could ne normal recovery process if not excessive painful and not infected