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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Natural variation: There is a whole host of variations on size and shape of human body. What you consider short and stubby may be eminently suited for some tasks and voc ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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Carpenter?: Perhaps poor aim with your hammer. Excuse the humor. Many things could be the cause; rheumatoid arthritis, compromised circulation in the area or ge ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tuckman
23 years experience Hand Surgery
Pinched nerve: Sounds like a pinched nerve, most likely from your neck. See a neurologist or an orthopedic surgeon for a evaluation.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Couple of things: Somewhat common is a ganglion cyst (small collection of concentrated joint fluid). Gouty tophus, or maybe a bone/cartilage cyst, or bone spur can form ... Read More
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Go on...: Did you smash it with a hammer? Bend it backwards? Where is the pain? Is it red? We need a little more information to help here.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Clubbing: Need to see pictures and discuss with you. Lets do 2nd opinion.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Trigger finger: Typically has a locking or clicking tendon, other things can click in a finger or thumb such as a joint, a tendon snapping over a bone spur , other ar ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Locking: In the a1 pulley at the base of the thumb on the palmar side of the mp joint the flexor policus longus tendon can get bound up and not glide properly ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Taft
52 years experience Sports Medicine
Maybe: Triggering of the thumb or other fingers is associated with a greater or lesser degree of inflammation. The more inflammation the more likely you are ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
Age of patient?: Infant: offer pacifier toddler: out of sight, out of mind child: peer pressure, thumb sucking splint (breaks the suction), painting nails with bit ... Read More

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