answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

Finger joints such as the knuckles are connected by tendons. Constant "aggravation" of a tendon will eventually create a condition known as tendonitis. It could also be that you have developed osteo Arthritis in the joint itself. Pain, swelling in any joint should be examined by your primary care physician. While treating the knuckes themselves is very important, it is also essential that the underlying compulsion to bite them is treated. The urge to bite could be a form of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, a sign of extreme boredom or it could be indicative of a psychological condition that causes a person to physically harm themselves. This could also be way of diverting of denying emotional pain by converting it into something with a physical cause. Pease find a trusted friend to talk to if you are feeing overwhelmed, sad, angry or frustrated by events that are happening or have already happened in your life. If that is not possible, there are help lines available where you do not need to tell anyone who you are. I wish you all the best - help is available for you.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2006-10-16 01:08:15
This answer is:
๐Ÿฆƒ
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
User Avatar
Study guides

Exercise

20 cards

What is the effect of exercise on your flexibility

What is the fibrous connective tissue that holds bones in a joint together

What type of muscle straightens a joint

What type of disease is cystic fibrosis

โžก๏ธ
See all cards

Health

20 cards

The risk behaviors that cause the most serious health problems today include

Why is it important to keep your health triangle balanced

Which benefit does a community experience when its members have a high level of health literacy

What protects the body from foreign substances and cells

โžก๏ธ
See all cards

Health

20 cards

Do all cells have nuclei

In what molecule are electrons shared equally

When do droughts occur

What are two effective ways of managing stress

โžก๏ธ
See all cards

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What can ease the compulsion to bite your knuckes until they are painfully swollen?
Write your answer...
Submit
Related questions

How can you watch Harry Potter Deathly Hallows movie?

painfully buy a ticket....drink a monster to stay awake......and watch until credits. simple.


Pit bull pup has a swollen gland near his penis. What does that mean?

The puppy is just erected that swollen gland is what keeps the dogs stuck together when mating until the pit bull is calm.


What causes white gums and a swollen tongue?

White gums indicates an infection. The white cells buildup until the color changes and the gums should also be harder than usual. The swollen tongue would also be a side affect of the infection.


How did johnny cash's younger brother die?

Johnny Cash's older brother Jack died by being almost sawed in half by a table saw. He lived two weeks after that until he died painfully.


What can someone do when the vagina is swollen after sex?

It's swollen, engorged, after you've been aroused. It's perfectly normal. The tissue is similar to the one in the penis and gets engorged/filled with blood during arousal. Takes a little while until it goes down, that's all.


How do you bandage a cat with a broken hip?

by wrapping the bandage tightly until the cat shows any signs of destress in the place were hurt, cut or swollen


How long do you leave ice on a sore elbow?

You only use I've if it's swollen. You'd keep the ice on until the swelling goes down.


How did sonic meet knuckels?

there is many different stories on how they met. but i work at SEGA and this is how it goes down, sonic stumbles upon angel island and finds knuckles guarding the master emerald, knuckes mistakes sonic as a threat and they duke it out until they work together to stop eggman from stealing the master emerald, creating a long tem relationship between the two today.


Is it bad if your vagina is very swollen after sex?

It's swollen, engorged, after you've been aroused. It's perfectly normal. The tissue is similar to the one in the penis and gets engorged/filled with blood during arousal. Takes a little while until it goes down, that's all.


Where did Hans Christian Anderson die?

until August 4, 1875, dying painfully in a house called Rolighed (literally: calmness), near Copenhagen, the home of his close friends Moritz Melchior and wife, a banker.[


Is it normal for cheek to swell after getting braces?

Yes it is normal because until your cheeks toughen up from the braces rubbing on them your cheeks might be a little swollen


What does it mean when your finger is swollen?

There's a good chance you might have jammed or sprained your finger. Put some ice on it to help the swelling. If there is pain involved you should take some pain medication. If you think it's broken go see a doctor and put a splint on the swollen finger until they can get you in.


How long do hickory tussock moth caterpilars stay in their cocoons?

The hickory tussock moth caterpillar, known for its ability to leave painfully itchy rashes from the barbed setae stay in their cocoons from mid to late September until the following April.


What are some Home remedies for swollen breast full of milk if you're not breast feeding?

Suck /massage the nipplie until it flows out. Downside they can get bigger.


Psychologically speaking why does a person choose drinking alcohol even to his death?

Alcohol creates a dependency that acts on the primitive portions of the brain, convincing the addict that if she does not get a drink she will die. This is powerful stuff. It takes a lot to overcome the compulsion, which is not amenable to the power of the cognitive portions of the brain until the person has been completely detoxed. Even then, the compulsion remains so powerful, in most cases, that the majority of alcoholics fail to attain long-term abstinence.


How long is too long for a foot to be swollen?

When u can't walk on it ,or go to work ,or go to school. Then your foot has been swollen too long and you should go see a doctor and he/she should help you. Why haven't you gone to the doctor by now if its been that bad for that long? Go see a doctor until the problem has been solved.


How do you get rid of swollen lips?

Put a few cubes of ice in a plastic bag or anything waterproof. Hold this up to your lip until the swelling starts to gradually reduce. Hope it helped :).


Your hamster have a red and swollen toe?

The problem is he probably got it caught in the wheel. I suggest u take the wheel until he gets better. Wait for a week and if its not any better take him to a local vet


How can you know if you have arthritis or just swollen tendons?

You don't unless you check out the effected joints with xrays or other imaging equipment. Even then you cant always be sure until you have taken these over a period of time.


How long does it take for a swollen eye to go down?

The amount of time that will be needed for an eye swollen situation to go down/ heal totally depends on the cause of it. Keep the area clean. You might have an hairline fracture and need to see a doctor. If it is swollen from a fall or a hit in the face area then give it at least two weeks. Take it easy. If No fractures, you will probably see the swelling go down some every day easily until the swelling disappears. Then your real beauty might return earlier than expected. Have a good calm day!


What is the definition on scurvy?

A disease caused by a deficiency of vitamin C, characterized by swollen bleeding gums and the opening of previously healed wounds, which particularly affected poorly nourished sailors until the end of the 18th century.


Can a female ferret get pregnant although she is not in heat?

if a female ferret is not bred when she is in season, she will remain in state until she is bred. If her vulva is not swollen, she's not in season and will not get pregnant. Also females not in heat will not let a hob mount her.


How long after giving birth does a female dogs vagina and nipples stay swollen?

For the vagina about a week nipples until she done nursing, after nursing it will take 10 to 14 days till all milk is dried up


What to do about swollen and painful penis and penis head after urethra surgery 6 weeks ago?

Follow your doctors orders, dont have sex until he gives you the green light. keep visiting him and keep up to date on everything.


Is there a difference between corn grits and cornmeal grits?

Grits are made from ground hominy, which is corn soaked in lye water until the outer hull puffs swollen, and is removed. Cornmeal is simply ground dried corn.