A 24-year-old male asked:
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i sprained my thumb when i was trying to catch a football 3 months ago, but the problem is it still hurts. i play sports in fear that i will sprain it?

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Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Thumb injury: Best to see hand/ortho/sports med doc for examination and possible x-Rays. Could be ligament to fracture issues...
Answered on Jan 2, 2015
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May want it checked: While it sounds like your thumb injury has followed an expected course of healing, the fact that you are specifically having pain at your joint known ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Jammed thumb: Your thumb could be sprained but it could also be fractured. See your doctor on whether to have an xray to rule out fracture.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Same condition: A sprain is an injury to a ligament that holds bones together at a joint. This is likely what you have. Warm soaks and rest can help to heal. Someti ... Read More
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