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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
24 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: you need to get seen since it sounds like you have an infection and may need antibiotics. Do not delay much longer since it sounds like the infection ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
28 years experience Dermatology
Sore under nail: Often lesions under fingernails are viral warts, but other conditions can cause persistent lesions under nails, including trauma, bone changes and so ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
You do need: a tetanus shot if you are not to uptodate. You also may need antibiotic and pain killer. See your doctor.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Thumb is important: thumb is the most important digit in the hand. my advice have it X ray and if there is no fractured, there is a lot of splint for the thumb to rest it ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could be either : Carpal t syndromes on both sides, or trigger thumb on one side and mid. Finger on the other side. Other possibilities include tendonitis, injury to/ a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayyara Dawood
30 years experience Pediatrics
Need more info.: Sore thumb could be from a sprain/ fracture/ bruise / overuse etc. So if severe see your doctor and they could find the cause for you.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: Nobody knows why, but hemochromatosis patients often have their arthritis first appear at the bases of the thumbs. It's a cinch to rule in or out with ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Compression palsy: It is possible that you laid on the forearm or leaned against it too long over night, causing a mild compression palsy (nerve is injured and so thumb ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Arthritis? : Any morning stiffness in joints? Please Get ESR, CCP IgG, Rheumatoid factor ANA, hand Xray. There are several forms of arthritis. See a good rheum ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Mojicar
37 years experience Family Medicine
Follow-up needed: This could be an inflammatory process caused by arthritic changes (ej. osteoarthritis, gout, etc.). Need to see a Physician if not better.
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