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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
21 years experience Family Medicine
Sore thumb: You should ask your doctor to check your thumb and probably get an x-Ray with special attention to the point of pain. The thumb is a really important ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Can be: This injury may still be somewhat tender after two weeks. Some superficial nerve injury causing tingling takes even longer to heal. If there's persist ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Strudwick
30 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes: It is possible that a growth plate injury could effect your thumb years later. There can be shortening, deformity, stiffness, and sometimes even pain. ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Talk Ur parents: about Ur trouble. They make the decisions. I would C if they will let U C an orthopedist, best is fellowship trained hand surgeon if 1 in Ur area. Thi ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
If at the CMC joint-: -of the thumb on the side adjacent 2 the index finger, an ulnar collateral ligament injury is the most common & many don't heal well, especially i ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
If the ligament was-: -on the little finger side @ the base of the thumb, known as the ulnar collateral ligament of the metacarpal-phalangeal, it is possible that it was di ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Need follow up: Did the injection initially work? You may need another injection or different kind of intervention.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. April Hartman
26 years experience Pediatrics
Infected Cut: Often cuts will be red during the healing process. You should be concerned if it is becoming more tender, if the redness is starting to spread, if the ... Read More

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