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I have red swollen thumb really sore. It's also inflamed. Doc has prescribed amoxicillin but i don't like antibios. Any suggestions?

See below: Untreated skin infections can cause serious problems and over a thumb, i would worry about it causing an infection in your thumb joint which is a serious condition where it can lead surgery to save your thumb joint. Call your prescribing doctor and discuss your concerns with him or her especially if you decide not to take the amoxicillin. ...Read more

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I constantly have a swollen thumb. Could I have a syndrome?

I constantly have a swollen thumb. Could I have a syndrome?

Swollen thumb : Syndrome of poliicus ginormus? Unlikley, but you couldhave an infection, gout, tendonitis, arthritis or another acquired condition. Finally there is a real condition called macrodactyly that give enraged tissues but youd have that form a very young age. ...Read more

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What are treatments for a swollen thumb?

What are treatments for a swollen thumb?

Find the cause first: Problems can range from tendinitis, infection, arthritis , trauma, ligament sprain, gout, tumor, tenosynovitis either septic or aseptic, systemic fluid retention, tight bandage, and others. ...Read more

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What can I do for a bruised/swollen thumb?

What can I do for a bruised/swollen thumb?

Ice, rest, nsaisds: If you have an injured thumb, it should resolve in a few days with ice, rest , nsaids if symptoms persist, you might want to check it out to make sure you don't have a fracture of a ligament injury. ...Read more

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What can I do to ease the pain from a bruised/swollen thumb?

What can I do to ease the pain from a bruised/swollen thumb?

Ice lopcally&motrin: If it is recent use ice locally, and you can take ibuprophen(motrin) or Aleve (naproxen) for pain and inflammation. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a swollen thumb from fish gill prick better?

Puncture wounds from: Fish spines in fins or gills can be really serious. A variety of marine bacteria can be at work including streptococcus iniae and aeromonas and no cholera vibrios. You ought to see a doc if the swelling continues or you have fever or chills. ...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