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Wathena, KS
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?

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Dr. Martin Wolff
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.
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