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how to treat a bruised thumb
A 39-year-old member asked:
47 years experience Podiatry
If you have blood un: If you have blood under the nail it should be evacuated by your doctor to remove the blood.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Wrist and thumb inju: ICE , Elevation, compression , NSAIDs . Avoid activities which produce pain . Consider obtaining an Ray and evaluation if u have persistent or increas ... Read More
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen : I would be seen and have it x-rayed. You want to make sure that you don't have a fracture because if you do, it needs to be treated appropriately. A ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No, : A tight bandage will not treat a bruise
A 42-year-old male asked:
60 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve root irritatio: See your physician for treatment
A 43-year-old member asked:
41 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes: A thumb contusion can be painful. Swelling is the main issue so you need to elevate it above your heart if it is swollen. A splint can help protect ... Read More
A female asked:
A Verified Doctor answered
Yes...: If you had injury. Infection will be next possible cause if no injury.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
Get seen : You most likely have bleeding under the nail(hence pressure,hence pain/bruising)).This can be relieved by a simple procedure in your doctors room.If t ... Read More
A member asked:
28 years experience Neurology
Cm per month: Nerves regrow at a centimeter a month, on average. Provided the trauma was to the thumb it should be in under three months provided the nerve was left ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Need to be seen: You may be having an infected wound which may require prescription medications, so kindly see your doctor or go to urgent care, good luck
A 16-year-old female asked:
55 years experience General Surgery
Trauma: Spontaneous bleeding- bruising can occur but is unusual.
Think about falls, push-ups, hit, twist etc.
Any family history of bleeding or clotting, wo ... Read More
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