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What would a broken thumb or finger feel like?

What would a broken thumb or finger feel like?

Terrible bad!!!!!!!!: One reliable sympton of a broken bone is horrible pain. The broken bone just does not want to be moved at all. A bad strain could also give just as much pain, so that is why your physician often needs an x-ray to help sort things out. Some fractures such as an impacted fracture of the upper arm or a skull fracture may not be that painful, so we do not just go by pain. Go for an exam by your md. ...Read more

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Does the thumb technically count as a finger?

Does the thumb technically count as a finger?

Thumb is first finge: Yes thumb is counted as a finger and, in medicine it is counted as first finger, and others are numbered accordingly. ...Read more

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What is I have bums between my thumb and pointer finger on the skin?

What is I have bums between my thumb and pointer finger on the skin?

Skin lesions: Based on the information provided, it's impossible to tell what those bumps are. Either take a pic of those and send over or see a doc locally. ...Read more

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Thumb and pointer finger problems from using the keyboard too much. What to do?

Thumb and pointer finger problems from using the keyboard too much. What to do?

Have it checked: You should have it checked by your doctor and, is it in one hand or both and what exactly is the problem, we do not have enough information, does it hurt or numb etc. ...Read more

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Should you have half moon shapes on all your fingers I only have them on my thumbs this normal?

Should you have half moon shapes on all your fingers I only have them on my thumbs this normal?

Should have: You need to find somebody doing TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) to get detailed answers. You should have moons on the other one. I cannot tell you what it means, but it is not of any urgent concern. I am quite healthy and have the same issue. In TCM there would be different herbal combinations that would help, but you should find someone that does nail diagnosis. ...Read more

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I had a large flashlight dropped on my pointer finger; when I press the tip on my thumb, it's very painful but other wise seems fine. Possibly broken?

I had a large flashlight dropped on my pointer finger; when I press the tip on my thumb, it's very painful but other wise seems fine. Possibly broken?

What to do...: If it is very swollen and tender then I would suggest you go to the ED or urgent care center to get an X-ray. However if symptoms are not that bad ice it three times a day, if you are not allergic take anti-inflammatory meds( like ibuprofen) and keep it under observation for a couple of days. If it gets better very unlikely it is fractured. ...Read more

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'i''m having weird tingling and twinges in fingers and thumb what is it?'

'i''m having weird tingling and twinges in fingers and thumb what is it?'

Possible CTS: You may be describing entrapment of the median nerve at the wrist, especially if the thumb, index, middle and ring finger are involved. You should discuss the problem with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why am i getting small pimple like things on my fingers? Thumb, middle, and pinkie.

Why am i getting small pimple like things on my fingers? Thumb, middle, and pinkie.

see details: It is impossible to answer this without being able to see the lesions. Have a doctor take a look. ...Read more