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A 29-year-old female asked:

I woke up to the pad under my right thumb bruised& swollen.i didnt hurt my self to my knowledge.ive taken ibprophen&ice.it's worse.should i be worried?

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Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Reassurance: You doing right things. Keep ice periodically and take medication as needed. You may see improving in 24-36 hours.

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