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What does a broken thumb feel like?

What does a broken thumb feel like?

Painful: Broke bones in the fingers/thumb are usually swollen and painful. ...Read more

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Does a broken thumb get a cast?

Does a broken thumb get a cast?

Yes and No: Depends on the injury and location. There are so many factors that go into deciding this, it is best to consult a hand specialist. ...Read more

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Does a broken thumb always get a cast?

Does a broken thumb always get a cast?

Level of fracture: Often times fractures of the base of metacarpal or intra articular fracture may require surgery for stabilization. So sometimes thumb fractures require even more than just casting. You need an x-ray for evaluation. ...Read more

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What would a broken thumb look like?

What would a broken thumb look like?

Depends: Thst depends on how bad the break is. If a bone is just chipped in a small area or even have an avulsed or torn tendon, the bone may look normal but jist not move right, while a large break may be comminuted and very misshapen. If there is a question, if you can't grip or squeeze things then you should get an x-ray. ...Read more

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My thumb was pulled all the way back and popped. Feels like it's out of place and hurts when i hit it accidentally.

My thumb was pulled all the way back and popped. Feels like it's out of place and hurts when i hit it accidentally.

Have it looked At!: I would either call my doctor or go to er or urgent care center to have it looked at to be sure but I use my hands for a living. Hand injuries are not something to "wait & see" about in general. It could be a pulled tendon or ligament and may heal on it's own but let someone that knows make that call! ...Read more

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Can a thumb size girth like 3" (which is much below than average size of 4.5-5") is enough for women ? I have heard girth matters a lot?

Can a thumb size girth like 3" (which is much below than average size of 4.5-5") is enough for women ? I have heard girth matters a lot?

Size: can matter, although, too large can be a problem. Technique and other things such as foreplay can help stimulate and excite women, don't give up! Best of luck. ...Read more

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Both my thumbs started cracking all of a sudden one day and haven't stopped ever since. I am a 32 year old male and would like to know the cause of by?

Both my thumbs started cracking all of a sudden one day and haven't stopped ever since. I am a 32 year old male and would like to know the cause of by?

Dermatitis/fungal: Your description could be related to a fungal infection or possibly a skin condition called dyshidrotic eczema. The fungal would respond to a topical antifungal and the eczema would require a steroid and possibly a prescription would be needed. Having hands that stay moist, in contact with caustic materials could trigger as can stress when it comes to eczema. You do do trial of each med to see. ...Read more

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What is trigger thumb like?

What is trigger thumb like?

Painful triggering: Trigger thumb is a stenosing (constricting) tenosynovitis resulting in inflammation and pain, often worsened by movement. When the symptoms are severe, triggering or catching at the thumb may be noted. Non-operative modalities include anti-inflammatory medication, temporary splinting, and corticosteroid injection. Open trigger thumb release may be warranted for recalcitrant cases. ...Read more

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