A 68-year-old female asked:
I have broken a bllod vessel in my thumb. i did a wk. ago and then i did again this morning.why and what can i do for it?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Thumb hematomas: Was it after injuring your thumb or did it happen spontaneously? These small collections of blood (called "hematomas") typically resolve within 7-10 days. If it occurred spontaneously, you should see your doctor to review your medications and run some simple laboratory tests.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 13, 2013
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.