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A 32-year-old member asked:

What can i do to ease the pain from a bruised/swollen thumb?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Ice lopcally&motrin: If it is recent use ice locally, and you can take ibuprophen(motrin) or Aleve (naproxen) for pain and inflammation.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

What can I do for a bruised/swollen thumb?

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine 40 years experience
Ice, rest, nsaisds: If you have an injured thumb, it should resolve in a few days with ice, rest , nsaids if symptoms persist, you might want to check it out to make sure you don't have a fracture of a ligament injury.
Last updated Apr 27, 2015

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