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Injured right thumb while playing basketball. Swollen, redness around and there is a mild bruise. Wrist hurts slightly. What should be done?

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
Pediatrics
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In brief: See doc

You need to get it evaluated and I would recommend an X-ray.
A bruised thumb shouldn't cause pain in the wrist. In the meantime ice the thumb and wrist for 20 minutes 3-4 times per day.

In brief: See doc

You need to get it evaluated and I would recommend an X-ray.
A bruised thumb shouldn't cause pain in the wrist. In the meantime ice the thumb and wrist for 20 minutes 3-4 times per day.
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