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How would you know if your thumb is broken?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Xray

Unfortunately you can't know for sure without getting an xray.
See a doctor if you are having pain after an injury.

In brief: Xray

Unfortunately you can't know for sure without getting an xray.
See a doctor if you are having pain after an injury.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. James Reid
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Pain and swelling

Any fracture will cause swelling and pain and in the thumb most likely stiffness.
It does not need to be crooked to be broken.

In brief: Pain and swelling

Any fracture will cause swelling and pain and in the thumb most likely stiffness.
It does not need to be crooked to be broken.
Dr. James Reid
Dr. James Reid
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