What you should know:
Hand infections are very common (e.g. panaris) and most often require surgical treatment due to the risk of developing into a longer or chronic infection.
What you should do:
Apply a clean, dry dressing without any products
Consult your GP or a hand surgeon as soon as possible
What you should not do:
Take antibiotics without medical advice
Neglect a hand infection
Drain or treat an infection yourself.