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Volar Plate Injury Thumb
Could a deep cut on the volar side of the thumb cut the extensor tendon while leaving the flexor tendon intact?
Should I do surgery of subtle volar fracture through proximal base of proximal phalanx of thumb with volary distraction of avulsed fracture fragment?
See a hand surgeon: Fractures through joint surfaces are generally more problematic than those outside of joints. Depending on a number of factors, they may predispose to the onset of early arthritis in the joint if the surface is not reconstructed accurately. I would see a hand surgeon to evaluate the particulars of your case. Good luck. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I want to know the possible complications after plastic surgery on duplicated right thumb. It is for my 7 months baby girl.
See Plastic surgeon: There are many variations or presentations of a duplicated digit, with some requiring minimal surgery to others requiring fairly complex reconstruction to improve the function of the hand.Your child's hand/plastic surgeon will be able to let you know the potential risks, benefits and limitations of the proposed surgery. In almost all cases function primarily and aesthetics secondarily are improved. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I went 2 the ER the nurse put a plastic IV a few inches under my thumb i felt 1 electronic shock on my arm. Now 4 days later i feel the same shocks?
Depends on injury: If you injured your thumb you should be evaluated by a physician. Xrays should be ordered to rule out a fracture. If it is a dislocation then wearing a splint will be necessary. If it is a sprain it depends which ligament is sprained or torn because sometimes surgery is required. Better to get evaluated by an md for hand injuries rather than just wait to see if it heals on its own. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Pain, swelling...: Simple thumb injuries, such as sprains, can cause pain, swelling and stiffness. Symptoms should improve over the course of a few weeks. More complex injuries can result in fractures and ligament ruptures (severe sprains) and in some cases require treatment, such as casting or surgery. See your doctor if you have any concerns. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Acute game-keepers: It is a tear of the ulnar collateral ligament of the metacarpal-phalangeal joint of the thumb. It is caused by falling on your hand with the thumb outstretched. The ski pole strap and/or hard plastic molded pole grips capture the thumb and predispose to this injury. You should only use ski pole straps to hand them on a nail in the garage. Yes you may drop a pole but that is an easier recovery. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have an injury on the inside edge of my wrist, a couple inches from where my thumb ends. How bad is this injury?
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