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Cut with a steak knife, went all the way through the palm side of thumb. Is swollen, tip is numb, and jolting pain when bumped. Did i damage a nerve?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: Needs to be checked

I recommend that you go to the er and get it checked as it is a deep cut and you may need stitches, nerve damage can only be assessed on examination.
Whenever you sustain a deep cut in hands there is possibility of nerve damage depending on location.You may need to be treated by a hand surgeon after er assessment.

In brief: Needs to be checked

I recommend that you go to the er and get it checked as it is a deep cut and you may need stitches, nerve damage can only be assessed on examination.
Whenever you sustain a deep cut in hands there is possibility of nerve damage depending on location.You may need to be treated by a hand surgeon after er assessment.
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Likely

Have the laceration evaluated. Go to the er.

In brief: Likely

Have the laceration evaluated. Go to the er.
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