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I stil suck my thumb and im 30 is their something wrong about that?

I stil suck my thumb and im 30 is their something wrong about that?

Psychotherapy: I really hate to sound like a freudian, but what you describe is a need for increased oral stimulation that suggests a developmental issue that could be addressed with insight-oriented psychotherapy. It is not fast, but is thorough. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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I'm 18 and suck my thumb & sleep with a teddy bear. Is this considered childish still?

I'm 18 and suck my thumb & sleep with a teddy bear. Is this considered childish still?

I would ask why: You feel the need to . These are classic "transitional objects" that help children to feel more secure. I would have thought one would have grown out of this stage long before age 18 years old. Ask what need it is filling? Find another way to fill that need. ...Read more

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My thumb won't bend what's wrong with it?

My thumb won't bend what's wrong with it?

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

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Why does my brother suck his thumb at 13?

Thum sucking: Thumbsucking at 13 is unhealthy- bot physically and mentally. Your brother needs a psychological evaluation to discover the root of his regression and also needs psychotherapy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are adults that suck their thumbs?

Can you tell me if there are adults that suck their thumbs?

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

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My thumb won't bend and is kinda blue green what is wrong with it ?

My thumb won't bend and is kinda  blue green what is wrong with it ?

Trauma?: Blue green coloration might suggest bruising. If one of the joints doesn't bend - would recommend medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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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 ?

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