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A 40-year-old male asked:

Thumb/wrist frozen solid after cast removal 2 weeks ago for broken thumb(first metacarpal at the base).thumb is still swollen/sensitive. what's wrong?

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Dr. Gregory Ginn
General Surgery 38 years experience
Thumb and wrist: See your Orthopedist and have him exam you and take new X-rays and maybe an MRI if indicated. How did you break your thumb and 1st MT??? It might be that you fractured more than your thumb and 1st MC.
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