A 35-year-old member asked:
what do you suggest if my thumb and pointer finger are still numb after two weeks after surgery?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Call your Surgeon!: Call your surgeon for evaluation and more information.
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New Brunswick, NJ
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?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
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.
5242 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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