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Hey doc! From about month and 3 weeks, my son got thumb hairline fracture, he casted it....**got cast off** now there is cracking sound it moves.....?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics

In brief: Ligaments

As long as the finger is moving without pain and with close to full range of motion, the snapping you are hearing is likely from the ligaments rather than the bone, but be sure your orthopedist is aware of it.

In brief: Ligaments

As long as the finger is moving without pain and with close to full range of motion, the snapping you are hearing is likely from the ligaments rather than the bone, but be sure your orthopedist is aware of it.
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You asked if the thumb will go back to normal, and eventually it should.
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