A 46-year-old female asked:
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hurt my wrist in may mowing the grass and hit a hole. the pain is down my thumb, thru that side of my wrist. very bad at times. how long will it last?

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Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Thumb pain: Many possible causes: sprain, tendonitis, fracture. Get orthopedic exam & specific imaging.
Answered on Jul 31, 2013
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Wrist pain: Can come from a fracture, arthritis, tendinitis and contusion to a joint as well as a ligament strain , even nerve injury or compression can give pain on the absence of numbness , if pain persists several months after an event am exam and x-ray may shed some light upon the cause , a hand surgeon takes care of these type of concerns.
Answered on Sep 17, 2013
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