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A female asked:

Im in color guard and had hit my thumb spinning weapon. its has been 8 hours and the pain hasnt decreased. theres a bruise and is swollen. sprained?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Likely: Try ice pack and NSAID to see if they help. It may take a few weeks for you to fully recover. The pain and swelling may get worse in the next 48 hrs . But if it continues to get worse after that period, see your doctor.

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Last updated Sep 13, 2016

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