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I am double jointed in my thumb and some fingers and my right wrist. Why is this?

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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Congenital

Simply put, you were born that way.
If you're not experiencing any pain or instability, then don't worry about it. It's a good party trick. However, if you are having pain or instability, then see a physician for further evaluation.

In brief: Congenital

Simply put, you were born that way.
If you're not experiencing any pain or instability, then don't worry about it. It's a good party trick. However, if you are having pain or instability, then see a physician for further evaluation.
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