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Thumb car door 4/52 ago swollen painful 4 1 day. Thumb knuckle hard lump on it now painful if hit and cramp like pain if bent too muchwhat shud i do?
Splinting.: Sometimes it needs to be surgically fixed - but it needs to splinted in extension. See your orthopedic surgeon for possible ligament damage. ...Read more
Sure it's calluses?: Callus formation is typically due to chronic mechanical pressure on an area of skin. Be sure of the diagnosis with your physician. It may be warts or other skin conditions that can mimic callouses. For calluses filing down the dead layer of skin after soaking them in warm water with epsom salts works well and should not cause any pain. ...Read more
Weather causes pain?: Increased pain has been associated with slowly falling barometric pressure. You will notice that in a storm system coming in fast you are fine. Its that front that takes days to come in that gets you. There is also fair weather pain from a high pressure area moving away from you. The mechanism is completely unknown. Swelling might be inflammation from the same mechanism or just feels swollen. ...Read more