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I Stil Suck My Thumb And Im 30 Is Their Something Wrong About That
Can't say without an: eval. Possible Infantilism.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm a teenage thumb sucker and I'm trying to stop. Recently though, I've noticed the I bite my thumb more than suck. What are the health dangers?
Habits-hard to break: Besides just lowering your overall "coolness" rating among your friends there are not a lot of health risks. That is unless you break the skin on a regular basis as that could lead to skin infections Long term changes in your skin could occur with possible changes to your nail Usually this is a stress reliever so maybe you can try substituting something else in it's place?? http://www.wikihow.com/Stop-Sucking-Your-Thumb-%28Older-Kids%29 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trigger thumb is: The most common conditon that leads to this.. In a trigger thmb the flexor tendon gets stuck as it tries to glide along the undersurface of the thumb to flex the ip joint. The tendon stops and the joint too. Often the stiffness is preceded by a period where there was clicking. Many times corticosteroid injections work well for this but surgery is needed too less often. ...Read more
Apparently: There are many apparently. Sometimes it is a problem as it can cause great consternation. ( i would also not do it in a job interview.) there is the risk of developing an overbite requiring braces to repair it. There is some evidence that if not outgrown it can lead to overeating and even smoking. (cigaretts not digits). ...Read more
Trauma?: Blue green coloration might suggest bruising. If one of the joints doesn't bend - would recommend medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more
My thumb is blue and green and the top is bent up and if I try to stretch it hurts it wont bend either but it moves sideways what is wrong with it ?
12 years old: Please consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more
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