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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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Dr. Linda Tao
Cardiology 36 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.
Last updated Apr 19, 2015

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