First aid

The best way to alleviate pain is a pinched cooling finger. You can use bandage with ice or plain cold water. However, the first thing to do is to reassure the child. The shock received by the baby at the time of injury may have more serious consequences than accidental injury.

Note the degree of damage to the finger. Baby can pinch the phalanx or the area of the nail plate. In the first case, there is a simple injury, which appears a bruise. When damage to the nail plate pain remain much longer, and the nail is likely to be updated.

What to do if a pinched a finger

A pinched finger swells up almost immediately. This is a natural reaction to injury. However, if the tumor begins to decrease through the day, the child must be seen by a specialist. It is likely that the injury is much more serious than it might seem at first glance. Don't forget that a pinched finger may be broken. That is why immediately after an injury have your child try to move a finger, to make sure the bone is not damaged.

A pinched finger, it is necessary to fix using a special bandage, which can be found in every medicine Cabinet. If he does not bend for a long time, make sure to do x-rays at the children's clinic.

What to do if a pinched nail plate

With strong bruises to the nail plate, usually updated. In place of the affected nail grows a new one. This process is accompanied by pain, inconvenience and discomfort. If you notice that the nail grows irregular shape, or the remains of the damaged nail grow into the skin, consult a doctor.

If the child pinched his finger in the nail, then most likely, there will be bleeding. Be sure to treat the wound with hydrogen peroxide to rule out any infection or dirt. If necessary, fill the place of the incision zelenkoj or iodine.

General guidelines

Adults if you experience any pain, it is recommended to take pain pills. In the case of a child with such experiments is better not to. Try to prepare in advance and purchased at the drugstore special creams and gels for the treatment of wounds and bruises. Such funds should be available to all parents.

To eliminate the pain in a pinched finger, many mothers use methods of traditional medicine. Cured faster the injury will help compresses of the leaves of aloe and herbal.