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my thumb hurts and is swollen from repetitive work what can i do

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Thumb pain: Would be concerned about an inflammatory or infectious reaction to the manicure. May want to have it looked at.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: There is no way to tell you what is going on without any examination. It sounds like it might be a hematoma but if it's black and major swollen it ne ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Neumann
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Check for mallet: If it is the distal joint, the extensor tendon may be injured. If the finger doesn't straighten, or continue to hurt, make sure tendon and/or ligament ... Read More
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Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Trigger finger?: If you have the sensation that your thymb is catching or clicking, this is common and is referred to as a trigger finger. This may improve with splin ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Arthritis: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. What you described sugge ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not: Trigger thumbs and fingers ( a1 pulley 'nodular tenosynovitis') may respond to an injection of steroid occasionally .... If painful and persistent loc ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Swollen IP: At age 26 might be secondary to trauma or infection . There are about 150 types of arthritis and if the usual kind are not present after the x-rays ar ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Joint swelling and pain is arthritis no matter what lab tests or x rays show. See a rheumatologist.

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