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What Does A Broken Thumb Feel 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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?
I have tiny group of dots in my thumb. They are black and have relief, splinter like. It hurts with contact and it's growing. What is it? Thanks!
See doctor: Go to the doctor for exam and treatment. Sounds like you may have this removed ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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