U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 43-year-old member asked:

what to do if i have numbness of thumb after breaking hand?

1 doctor answer8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Numbness: You may have damaged a nerve responsible for sensation. Unfortunately there is not much you can do to regain sensation, but therapy specific to the function of the thumb is very important. With time, some sensation may come back, but not guaranteed.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
Last updated Jun 14, 2017

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.