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My Thumb Is Swollen
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The fatty part of my thumb is swollen and hurts when ever I apply pressure.this happens every month or so. Not sure what to do at this point.
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My thumb is swollen and itchy, what could be wrong? My thumb is swollen and extremely itchy and in pain, i don't know what could have happened.
I have what looks like bug but on the side on my thumb. For the last couple days I have been pushing out clear juice from it. And my thumb is swollen ?
See physiian: This may have started with an insect bite. Your descriptions suggests that youmay have either an allergic reaction to a bite or an infection, with or without a bite. You need to see a physician to evaluate it and prescrive antibiotica or other medicine to help clear it up. ...Read more
My thumb is swollen and bruised and hurts . Could it just be jamed frind fell on it ! he is about 80 pounds and he bent the thumb backward's
A : A thumb that hyperextends or is forced backward could not only be "jammed" ie have a joint bruise, it could have a ligament injury that needs treatment. An ulnar or radial collateral ligametn injury can be partial requiring immobilization or it may be completely torn often requiring surgery. An exam by a hand surgeon, sometimes leads to an mri, sometimes to splinting or casting and at times surgery. Faliure t-o care for these injuruies can lead to long term issues with the thumb as it is used in grasping. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be infection: This sounds like an infection, especially if you pick at your cuticles, have dry, cracked skin, or chew your nails (but even if you don't infection can occur). See your doctor promptly and have this treated (may need drainage and antibiotics). ...Read more
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