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Swollen Thumb Knuckle
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Fall onto hand, swollen thumb and palm area, is it a broken scaphoid, have broke same scaphoid twice before the 2nd time never got it checked out?
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
Fall onto hand, swollen thumb and palm, have i broke my scaphoid it hurts to grip and prod the bottom of the thumb, have broke scaphoid twice before?
I have a swollen thumb and twinges all the way through my hand wrist and arm and I haven't hurt it ! I think I may have damaged the blood vessel ?
I have a swollen thumb and twinges all the way through my hand wrist and arm and I have hurt it ! I think I may have damaged the blood vessel as well?
See a doctor: you need X ray and a physician evaluation please go and see a doctor ...Read more
Treat the cause/rest: You need to find out the cause of the swelling of your thumb and treat appropritely with anti inflammatory drugs if it is due to inflammation or trauma.Other causes are infection and gout, which needs to be treated differentl.And rest by splinting may help as well in some cases. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sudden swollen thumb. I ate peanut butter and jelly sandwich for dinner. Can this contribute to my symptom? Thanks.
Many causes. : There are many potential causes and a good history and exam will helps to determine the answer. For example is this a tumor? Is it lymphatic or vascular congestion? Positional? Work related? Congenital? Constrictive due to ring wear? Due to bone, skin, fat, nerves, vessels?, etc. ...Read more
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
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