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What are some of the symptoms of a broken thumb?

What are some of the symptoms of a broken thumb?

Swelling and Pain: If your experiencing swelling, pain, decreased range of motion or anything out of the ordinary for you and it lasts more than a few days then get it checked by your doctor. Use the rice method to help- rest, ice, compression and elevation. Your whole hand's function is dependent on your thumb. If your thumb doesn't work, neither will your hand. I would get an x-ray if not better in 3-5 days. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms that could follow a thumb injury?

What are some of the symptoms that could follow a thumb injury?

Pain, swelling...: Simple thumb injuries, such as sprains, can cause pain, swelling and stiffness. Symptoms should improve over the course of a few weeks. More complex injuries can result in fractures and ligament ruptures (severe sprains) and in some cases require treatment, such as casting or surgery. See your doctor if you have any concerns. ...Read more

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Had injections for carpel tunnel today what are some symptoms of the site where it was given, noticed fingers are right and thumbs hurt?

Had injections for carpel tunnel today what are some symptoms of the site where it was given, noticed fingers are right and thumbs hurt?

Cortisone works: There have been many studies that have demonstrated the efficacy of corticosteroid injections for carpal tunnel Much depends upon the severity, chronicity and duration of the carpal tunnel as well as other health factors. But the volume of the injection takes up space, can "flare and the injection can be sore for a day or two, and full effect can take 1-2 weeks. Ice helps as does moving finger ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of a broken thumb?

What are the main symptoms of a broken thumb?

Broken thumb: Bony pain and tenderness over a region of the thumb, swelling, redness, bony deformity, loss of function. Pain increases with use and with pressure over the swollen areas. ...Read more

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Using squeeze bottles to frost cookies fri and some yesterday the side of my thumb has no feeling since fri this will return given time yes? How long?

Using squeeze bottles to frost cookies fri and some yesterday the side of my thumb has no feeling since fri this will return given time yes? How long?

Probably: Give it a few days. When using muscles that you do not usually use, it is possible to develop pain or numbness as a consequence--from overuse. The numbness should resolve in a few days .If not, see a hand specialist. ...Read more

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What are the typical symptoms of a sprained thumb?

What are the typical symptoms of a sprained thumb?

Pain and swelling: Sprains of joints such as the thumb cause pain with motion as the injured structures around the joint are stretched or compressed. Generalized swelling of the joint involved is also a very common complaint. The swelling is bothersome but can be somewhat protective early on in that the swelling functionally limits motion and acts as an internal "brace". Bruising about the thumb is also common. ...Read more

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Is trigger thumb a symptom for a medical condition?

Is trigger thumb a symptom for a medical condition?

Condition: A trigger thumb/ finger is a medical condition where the flexor tendon gets caught in a pulley in the hand causing the finger to lock in a flexed position it is usually treated with local injections and surgical release to eliminate the problem. ...Read more

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