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A 35-year-old member asked:

what do you suggest if my thumb and pointer finger are still numb after two weeks after surgery?

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Dr. Ashesh Patel
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Call your Surgeon!: Call your surgeon for evaluation and more information.

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A 18-year-old male asked:

I have a thumb which i broke 3 weeks ago and surgery a week ago. I need this finger to heal as fast as i can. Would wiggling it around a little help?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Ask your surgeon.: Factors that may speed your recovery include: stable rigid internal fixation, immobilization, then mobilization, good nutrition, follow your physicians’ instructions and do not smoke. Each person has a different healing potential depending on age and overall health.

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