A 16-year-old female asked:
pain in the tip of my thumb on and off for three years. hard skin on too of thumb. nail is short on one side and doesn't grow back fast. ?
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Cardiology 35 years experience
? Overuse: wonder if you are using that thumb a lot for something causing some irritation? Please see a hand surgeon if it persists.
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Last updated Apr 19, 2015
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