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A 27-year-old female asked:

Swelling at the base of my thumb no pain , slight swelling on my hand with occasional hand pain?

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Dr. Louise Andrew
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Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Texter's thumb: ...is the most likely explanation at your age. Learn to do it with your fingers, not thumbs, and you may save yourself a lot more pain and disability in the future. Good luck!
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A 27-year-old female asked:

Swelling at base of thumb, no pain in my thumb. Occassional hand pain and slight swelling in my hand.

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Likely need Doctor v: Painless swelling in any part of the body requires an examination by a healthcare worker, a nurse or a doctor especially if the swelling is increasing over a period of 1-3 months. We also need to know how much/ what is the size of this swelling compared to your other/healthy Thumb? So depending on the above 2 factors you should get a doctor to examine your hand/Thumb in one or two months.
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Last updated Jul 4, 2020

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