Infections of the hand are extremely common and when you visit one of our providers at the Hand & Wrist Center, you can be rest assured that you will be getting the best care and attention around. Our state-of-the-art facility has private examination rooms for you to receive the personalized, one-on-one care you deserve.
Even if you are a healthy adult, you can suffer from hand, wrist, and finger infections. Often, they can result from acute hand or wrist traumas, even when you don’t realize them.
These infections are full of bacteria and must be treated properly and in a timely manner. If you notice any of the following symptoms, stop into Hand and Wrist Center to let one of our providers take a look and diagnose your problem.
Symptoms: Pain, redness, warmth, swelling, pus, and fever.
Common Causes: Nail biting or picking, cuts, thorns, bites, punctures, untreated hand, wrist, or finger trauma.
Treatment Options: Specialized antibiotics or surgery depending on the type of infection and the severity.