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« on: 15/01/2009 23:24:03 »
I was outside today for a couple hours. It's been 0 degrees f all day. I came in and my thumb didn't have much red color to it, and it was rock hard, like you coudln't press it and move it at all. So, I put it in some water for awhile then took a shower. It seems to be okay now, Its starting to get color back, I can feel the blood rushing back into it. As long as I keep it warm do you think it'll start getting worse?
It's bigger then my other thumb.. not much, but i can tell its bigger..
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« Reply #1 on: 16/01/2009 02:10:33 »
Not too warm! You should keep it elevated, its probably a bit late for me to tell you though...
 

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« Reply #2 on: 16/01/2009 04:27:32 »
Yeah, it defietnly really hurts.. aching pain.. =( should i takee iprofen or something?
I don't know if that's a good thing or a bad thing.. cuz i mean if i can feel it that's probably good ha but bad cuz it hurts..
Its -11 outside right now with windchills around -35.. good thing its 71 inside ha..
 

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« Reply #3 on: 17/01/2009 04:11:26 »
The best way to describe the pain is it feels like I hit my finger really hard with a hammer, but it isn't brused. I think it'll be fine though..
 

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« Reply #4 on: 17/01/2009 06:25:55 »
is it still sore???
 

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« Reply #5 on: 17/01/2009 17:23:30 »
Yup.. Not as bad as it was though. I can sorta play piano with it.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 18/01/2009 07:24:11 »
my aunt got frost bite from falling down and spending the night outside on her bak stes in 45 degree F.

 They put her feet into a warm not hot water bath!
 she did water therapy treatment to increase the circulation... they said no rubbing as it could damage the skin further..

I hope your fingers feel better really soon.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 18/01/2009 11:12:51 »
Yep, keep us updated dude,

If it falls off then that is a bad sign !
 

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« Reply #8 on: 18/01/2009 15:17:02 »
Ha, I knew that Neil ha.
It seems be doing okay. It don't hurt half as much as it used to.
 

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« Reply #9 on: 22/01/2009 22:04:13 »
Hum. My thumb keeps me intertained during school ha. It's like one big calas? idk how to spell it.
 

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« Reply #10 on: 22/01/2009 22:35:06 »
Callus, its that bad huh?
 

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« Reply #11 on: 23/01/2009 01:26:10 »
Yeah, atleast It didn't fall off. I need that for piano, gutiar, saxophone and all my other intruemtns
 

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« Reply #12 on: 24/01/2009 04:08:17 »
Now its blistering? Just normal ones, well. You know what I meann
 

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« Reply #13 on: 24/01/2009 04:17:03 »
No, I don't know what you mean ???
 

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« Reply #14 on: 24/01/2009 13:26:41 »
Sim,

Read THIS, it's from your neighbouring state and may be of help.
 

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« Reply #15 on: 24/01/2009 15:59:35 »
Thanks Paul.
 

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« Reply #16 on: 28/01/2009 19:50:01 »
Yesterday I was messing around with the bilster on my finger and then water start coming out threw the top of my finger where the bilster wasn't even at. I was thinking, woah that ain't good ha.
And the caclus part started peel off so i just took the fingernail trimmers and trimmed it back a little bit. I sure did kill enough of the skin.
Looks weirdd
 

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« Reply #17 on: 28/01/2009 22:58:00 »
Water came out through your fingers? [:0] You sure it was water?
 

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« Reply #18 on: 29/01/2009 01:48:28 »
Well, it was whatever typa of clear liquid was in my blister. It must of traveled from it underneath the dead skin to where there was a hole. ha
 

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« Reply #19 on: 29/01/2009 03:00:36 »
Better not mess with that blister in the future, you could get an infection!
 

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« Reply #20 on: 31/01/2009 17:56:58 »
Here's some picturess


 

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« Reply #21 on: 31/01/2009 21:55:06 »
Uhhh... that skin peeling looks painful *Eeekk* But is it?
 

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« Reply #22 on: 31/01/2009 22:56:11 »
Nah, It doesn't hurt.
It never has whenever I get blisters. That's why I don't understand why everyone says their blisters hurt when they break
 

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« Reply #23 on: 31/01/2009 23:06:30 »
Are you sure that it was/is a blister?
 

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« Reply #24 on: 31/01/2009 23:08:06 »
That's why I don't understand why everyone says their blisters hurt when they break
Next time tell them to harden up.
 

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