Being pinched by a door It is one of the accidents that causes a lot of pain to our fragile fingers, but many people choose not to provide first aid. Or first aid incorrectly And left the wound wound on the door Until the fingers become swollen, inflamed and may lead to later infection problems
Hello, the doctor will recommend First aid when being "Finger door clamp" for everyone to know And able to handle the wound that has been clamped properly First aid when being "Pinch door"
- Examine the wound
Check to see if the finger in the door has a wound Or bleeding or not Or if the nail is torn or not, if there is any, the wound should be cleaned with soap and clean water, pat dry and then wound or plaster off the plaster. To prevent pathogens from entering the wound
- Cold compress
Use ice or a cooling pad. Wrapped in a clean towel Then apply the compress on the finger area that was clamped by the door Immediate cold compress Can help reduce pain and swelling Apply a cold compress for about 10 minutes and compress every 20 minutes throughout the day. Be careful not to let the ice touch the skin for a long time. Because it may be risked by frostbite And do not apply too much pressure Because it will cause more bruising and pain
- Thumbs up above the heart level
Lifting your finger above the level of the heart Will slow blood flow to the injured area And can help reduce the pressure, swelling and inflammation.
Don't just use your finger to touch the door immediately. But should stop To improve your fingers Because hurry to use the injured finger too quickly May aggravate the injury In addition, it should be noted that The finger that has been clamped has swelling, inflammation, or other symptoms of concern or not?
- Taking medicine
If the pain is unbearable Can take painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs that can be purchased at pharmacies such as paracetamol, ibuprofen or aspirin. To help relieve pain and inflammation ทางเข้า
- Try moving your finger
Try moving the finger that is pinched by the door. Whether it can move normally If you can't move your finger Or unable to feel the feeling in that finger area Should see a doctor for immediate examination
- Long-term care and rehabilitation
In the first 48 hours after being clamped by a door You should perform first aid, such as a cold compress, resting your finger. Or use painkillers The injury should quickly improve within a few days, after which blood will begin to accumulate in the area where the door is clamped. Causing bruising or bleeding in the area of the finger or under the nails that may cause pain or numbness You should puncture the blood using a sterilized needle. To help drain the remaining blood away And makes the wound heal faster
After that, try to move and stretch the injured finger or massage gently in the area where the clamped To help increase blood flow Reducing the accumulation of dead tissue cells and blood cells And speeding up the injury