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Why is my thumb swollen for no reason ?

Why is my thumb swollen for no reason ?

Several things can..: ...Cause a swollen thumb. If you do not have a history of trauma, this list includes stenosing tenosynovits (trigger thumb), tendonitis, degenerative arthritis, gouty arthritis, rheumatologic conditions, and infection. If the swelling last for more than a few days, i strongly urge you to see a board certified hand surgeon for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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Thumb swollen and bruised for no reason. Should i be worried?

Thumb swollen and bruised for no reason. Should i be worried?

Always a reason: There is always a reason - you may just not remember anything happening to the thumb. If no pain and movement is ok, then you can certainly just watch, elevate and see what happens. If the thumb is bothering you in any way, then you should be concerned and have it checked out. Body parts don't discolor and swell for no reason. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen thumb?

What causes a swollen thumb?

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

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In what way can I treat my purple swollen thumb?

Purple: Make sure you didn't bang it or otherwise injure it. If not go to doc to check coagulopathy. ...Read more

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My daughter has a swollen thumb i think shes been bitten?

My daughter has a swollen thumb i think shes been bitten?

Swollen thumb: See your doctor to determine whether it is a bite or an infection. ...Read more

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I have a swollen thumb. What should I get to reduce the swelling?

I have a swollen thumb. What should I get to reduce the swelling?

Ice and Elevation: Ice and elevate your thumb for temporary relief. Determine the cause to prevent the thumb from swelling again. ...Read more

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Why is thumb swollen and im still able to move it and it has no pain to it?

Why is thumb swollen and im still able to move it and it has no pain to it?

Hard to tell: Mild swollen due to generalized fluid retention like in nephrotic syndrome, heart failure, end stage cirrhosis, severe malnutrition might not accompany pain. Trauma, infection and inflammation that cause swelling will cause pain. We need to see and do examination to answer your question. A local physician can help you with that. ...Read more

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I woke up with my right thumb swollen and it kind of hurts to bend it's also warm to the touch but I didn't hurt it or anything but I was texting all ?

I woke up with my right thumb swollen and it kind of hurts to bend it's also warm to the touch but I didn't hurt it or anything but I was texting all ?

Probbably tendonitis: overuse of tendons causeinflammation. Suggest icing the finger down, nonsteroidal antiinflammatories, and steroid injections or topical application can be helpful. ...Read more