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Is My Thumb Fractured If The Big Muscle Hurts
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
My thumb is stiff & painful the joint closes to the hand has a knot on it. If I bend my thumb its like it pops out of place an very painful?
See orthopedist: You should see an orthopedist who can examine you, possibly do an X-ray or other radiologic study and properly diagnose your problem. ...Read more
It hurts when i move my thumb and it aches around the whole wrist. Is it fractured or broken or maybe dislocated?
Maybe: The best way to find out is to see an orthopedic doctor and have an exam and x-ray. ...Read more
I got my finger pulled sideways, and it hurts and is swelled a little between the knuckle joint is that a pulled tendon?
My hand got hit by a softball right in the middle finger. It is swollen and purple near by bigger knuckle. Only purple on the palm side. It hurts to bend and straighten my finger all the way. Could it be broke or just jammed? What is both of the possibi
My big toe hurts when i walk it's not bruised or cracked . It hurts like in the middle part of my toe ...The joint ? What is causing this
Irritation to a bone: Big toes take on quite a bit of pressure in gait. They give us most of our propulsion at toe off. If the toe was not injured, than just the very act of walking could be the mechanism of pain. If you have never fractured this toe before, i feel it is high unlikely it is arthritis at your age. Consider shoe sales. It could be due to the irritation of a tiny extra bone called an ossicle. ...Read more
Yesterday i fell and stubbed my left big toe. Theres no bruising but at the base of the toe where the nail meets it sometimes hurts to bend it.Sprain?
Burning pain near right pinkie knuckle where it attaches to hand. Pain is on the palm side only and is present when i make open/close my fist. Fixes?
Early Trigger finger: Sounds like the early stages of a trigger finger, before it starts to catch. See if you have a tender spot on your palm, at the base of your pinky where there's a bony bump. Nsaids like Ibuprofen might help if this is the case. An orthopaedic or hand surgeon can check it out and see if an injection is appropriate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My finger next to my pinky is hurting. It has a knot on the side opposite the pinkey on the knuckle. It hurts when I bend it or try 2 crack my knuckle. Its very painful to the touch like something is torn. What could this be? I know its not broken..But it
I injured my big toe. The joint behind the nail of the big toe seems to be the problem. It has a swollen bump on top. I jammed the toe while playing.
Big toe: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. They will take good care of your feet! ...Read more
The toe next to my big toe on my right foot constantly feels like a muscle is tightening causing it to involuntarily flex downward.
Hammertoe?: You may be in the early stages of developing a "hammertoe". The top of your toe may begin hurting if it starts rubbing against the shoe. As long as it is flexible no worry. There are prosthetic devices that can pull your toe down or a shoemaker can stretch your shoe up. Depends on you. ...Read more
Is it possible to break the tip of my big toe bone? Three days ago i sat on a chair without balance and caught it under my big toe. It is bruised under where the nail starts to grow. I can barely move the joint and it hurts to walk on it. My whole toe is
My 4th toe on my left foot, while the right length, does not bend at the 2nd joint like the rest of my toes do, missing a joint? Is it problematic?
Fracture Healing: Hi MuhammadW, If you have a displaced fracture of your 3rd metacarpal, it would be wise to have the fracture reduced (put back into anatomical position) by an Orthopaedic Surgeon. With metacarpal fractures, this is usually accomplished with closed reduction and percutaneous pinning. The risks you take when you do not seek treatment include nonunion of the fracture, which can be painful. ...Read more
Is it normal if my muscle underneath my thumb moves? Also, the bone underneath my thumb has been hurting.. any answers?
Thumb pain is common: Thumb problems can be simple or complex. the joint at the base of the thumb is known as a saddle joint. The joint at the base of the thumb is commonly afflicted with arthritis at advanced ages. This sometimes responds to oral pain relievers but may require a corticosteroid injection for temporary relief. Surgery is needed for severe unrelenting pain. I hope this helps! ...Read more
I have pain under my ankle on the side closest to my body. It hurts most when I push down. Is this a ligament, tendon, or bone?
Tendon: how does it feel when stand on both feet and then lean forward lifting both heels off the ground ?... If it hurts then u may have tendinitis of the posterior tibial tendon... ...Read more
Tripped over my bed and the bones behind my big toe were throbbing and sore to touch and there a big bruise but it doesn't hurt to walk is it broken?
Tip of thumb to bottom of palm is swollen, palm purple, joint red I bent it backward. Thumb is numb. In a stabilizer. Is it sprained?btw been 3 days.
Indicative of ser--: --ious injury.must B evacuated by an orthopedic surgeon since it most likely involves serious ligamentous injury that if not treated can't cause lifelong problems. Get in & B Cn! ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
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