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What can I do for a bruised/swollen thumb?

What can I do for a bruised/swollen thumb?

Ice, rest, nsaisds: If you have an injured thumb, it should resolve in a few days with ice, rest , nsaids if symptoms persist, you might want to check it out to make sure you don't have a fracture of a ligament injury. ...Read more

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


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What can I do to ease the pain from a bruised/swollen thumb?

What can I do to ease the pain from a bruised/swollen thumb?

Ice lopcally&motrin: If it is recent use ice locally, and you can take ibuprophen(motrin) or Aleve (naproxen) for pain and inflammation. ...Read more

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I've bruised my thumb nail it's darkblue and violette color, I accidentally smashed the door on it, it hurts like hell, help..

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

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What can you do to make a bruise on your thumb?

What can you do to make a bruise on your thumb?

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

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How can you care for a bruised thumb nail?

How can you care for a bruised thumb nail?

If you have blood un: If you have blood under the nail it should be evacuated by your doctor to remove the blood. ...Read more

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Sprained wrist but if it is will it feel like a bruise near the thumb and wrist joint or what else could it be?

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

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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more