A member asked:

After slip & fall 4 months ago, got right thumb deep wound er stitched, no fracture but pain numbness. even with nerve med, therapy no recovery yet.

6 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Marc Tressler answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Be patient : An injury to the digital nerve may take months to years (2 months to 2 years) to recover from. You probably have a neuroma that has formed. An evaluation by an orthopedic hand surgeon may offer you a surgical option.

Answered 3/20/2014


Dr. Payam Rafat answered

Specializes in Podiatry

Have it looked at.: Could be many things, but there is a probable nerve involvement. Have it looked at.

Answered 9/28/2016



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