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What are the possible causes of thumb nail pain?
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Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Trauma most common
Injury would be the most common cause.
It can be caused by infections around the nail (paronychia) or rarely by tumors under the nail. It is difficult to be any more precise than this without examining your thumb.

In brief: Trauma most common
Injury would be the most common cause.
It can be caused by infections around the nail (paronychia) or rarely by tumors under the nail. It is difficult to be any more precise than this without examining your thumb.
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