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A 17-year-old female asked:

my thumb swells up and turns black and blue from barely hitting it or even taking notes in class fractured growth plate and tore tissue 8th gr. now sr

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Dr. Thomas Horn
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Get it checked...: Glomus tumor can because discoloration and sensitivity. It's usually very cold sensitive. Typically occur beneath the nail. X-rays can be helpful, but sometimes an MRI is necessary.

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Last updated Aug 17, 2014

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