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Bruise On Thumb
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
I've bruised my thumb nail it's darkblue and violette color, I accidentally smashed the door on it, it hurts like hell, help..
First use ice to: reduce the inflammation, 2-3x daily then once the thumbnail turns yellow and green, then you can use heating pad to help speed up the healing/ absorption process. Otherwise, for pain use ibuprofen 200-400 mg three times daily with food and/or paracetamol 500 mg 4 times daily. Good luck and thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Bruise: For the first 24 hours, i would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. ...Read more
Sprained wrist but if it is will it feel like a bruise near the thumb and wrist joint or what else could it be?
See md: Unsure how long it has hurt but if it continues to hurt in this location tendonitis of the thumb tendon by the wrist ( de quervain's) is extremely common. Your 'sprain' may have dissipated but if you continue to use your wrist your tendon can become irritated .If u fell hard on your outstretched wrist and have cont'd pain u may have a fx. Of scaphoid . See your ors! best of luck! ...Read more
My thumb hurts and i don't know what i did to it. Along with a small bruise on my thumb and wrist/ arm. Now the back of my hand hurts too. Started sat?
Bruise: Can cause pain and should resolve over the next week or so. If it gets worse, then have it checked. ...Read more
Feel like I have bruise on side of thumb when I press spot on it, but no bruise. 3 weeks now. Only hurts when I touch spot. No bump. Any idea?
I hit the palm leading to my thumb against the corner of a wall, forcefully. It swelled immediately. Today bruised. LImite motion of thumb.
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