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Jammed Thumb Bruised Palm
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
Jammed my thumb now it's starting to bruise around my palm near my thumb. I am able to move my thumb. Should i go see a doctor?
X-ray to be sure: Unless there is an obvious deformity you may not be able to tell the difference with the naked eye between a sprain and fracture. While a sprain is an injury to the ligaments of the ankle, and a fracture is damage to the bone; strains of muscles and tendons are also possible. In any case, common symptoms may be pain, limited strength/ motion, swelling, and/ or bruising. Have an x-ray to be sure! ...Read more
I've hurt both thumb palms they feel bruised but I'm unsure on how they've become bruised. I did drag a suitcase around today whilst travelling.
I hit the palm leading to my thumb against the corner of a wall, forcefully. It swelled immediately. Today bruised. LImite motion of thumb.
Why does my palm still feel bruised and swollen and my wrist hurts almost a year after surgery? I also have pain that travels down my thumb?
My bf was using a mechanical hole digger. After using for several hours he discovered that his fingers on one hand was numb, decreased sensation, and feels like a bruise on palm of hand below thumb. It has now been a week and is still the same. He has bee
Median nerve palsy: Numbness of the thumb region can be caused by pressure and swelling that affects the median nerve at the wrist of base of the thumb. This usually causes numbness in the palm of the hand mostly thumb and forefinger. Similar symptoms develop with carpal tunnel syndrome. Immobilizing, rest, and anti-inflammatory medications will help. ...Read more
Hi! I recently was kicked causing my thumb to go entirely backwards It has been a week and we have seen no improvement. We know it is not fractured. I can not move it. There is also bruising on my palm. Is there anything I should be aware of that could b
Fell on hand hurts top left hand exacerbated previous thumb injury have appt in two weeks made prior to fall see sooner?
Hand caught between door jam and dog leash.Pulled hard. Now swollen thumb, cold and tingly, but i can move it. Very bruised. Broke?
No guesses: I am sorry, but unless you have an x-ray there can be no diagnosis. ...Read more
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