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Jammed my thumb on a volleyball serve. My fingers were tingly. Lots of pain in my thumb & wrist area. Today thumb & part of palm is bruised. Sprain?
Yes: Probably jammed the joint. Rest the thumb. Ice if helps. But if you rest the thumb should recovery but may take a few weeks ...Read more
-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more
I sprained my thumb near my palm and when i press the spot i feel an instant sharp pain for a second. Is this pain from a tendon ? Is pressing ok?
I sprained my middle finger. It is at the base of the finger, where the finger meets the palm. Is there anything I can do? Doctor says to wait it out.
Cause of injury,Xray: Prior to providing a useful answer the nature of the injury needs to be specified. Also the type and results of the Physician's exam is necessary along with result of X-ray exams if indicated by exam. In general, being able to move all joints of the finger, while stabilizing other joints of the digit and lack of fractures on X-Ray usually indicates a good prognosis. follow your Physician's recom ...Read more
My boyfriend grabbed my hand and I hit the palm kind of hard could I have broken a blood vessel or maybe just sprained it?
Maybe: The first thing I have to say is that of the hitting incident was with malice, you need another boyfriend. If you were playing around, then yes, you could have a minor injury that requires no treatment. A major injury would likely be noticed by severe pain or swelling. If this is the case, go to an urgent care center or ER for an evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Wrist pain 4 4 days cant bend down otherwise pain in back of hand cant place pressure on Palm, no swelling I can see tried Otc meds an ice. Sprain?
See Hand Doctor: Should not ignore. See a Board Certified Dermatologist or a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who treats hand problems. Let them evaluate and treat you. (Or go to an Emergency room). ...Read more
I sprained my wrist (palm toward arm) 2 weeks ago. It pops in the back center of my wrist when used, then gets a sharp pain and bad ache after. Why?
Have it evaluated: Possible cause of your pain may include sprain, bursitis, fracture, contusion, neuritis, but of course there are a multitude of other possibilities. Get the feet inspected by a professional to determine the cause of the problem, as treatment varies depending on the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tip of thumb to the bottom of the palm is swollen, palm is purple the joint red bent it backward. Thumb is numb. In a stabilizer. Is it sprained?
Call Hand Specialist: It sounds like you should see a physician immediately. It sounds like you had a significant hyperextension injury to your thumb and you may have torn some of the ligaments that support your thumb because of the amount of swelling and redness. A doctor needs to check the blood flow to your thumb and assess any possible nerve damage,and any possible fracture/dislocation. ER if high energy injury. ...Read more
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
Get examined: Cannot say in this forum whether you have a 'sprained' hand/ finger etc. Or something more( like a fracture) w/o examining you and then if needed, obtaining x-rays .So if you're hand/ wrist or fingers continue to hurt see your pcp for exam/ x-rays and possible referral to orthopedic surgeon. Good luck! ...Read more
A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more