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Pain in the thumb joint - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   Tell me
User :   Hi .. I am having a pain in my thumb joint for the past 1 year
Doctor :   ok
User :   It was while I was swimming and I crashed it on the sides of the swimming pool
Doctor :   Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
Doctor :   ok
User :   Its a small pain but its there all the time
Doctor :   did you get any X-Ray done at that time to rule out a Fracture
User :   no I did not go for the X-Ray
User :   I thought it might go away with time .. but it persists
Doctor :   well i would suspect it to that you might have developed a Fracture of the thumb Joint and after that may be 4-6 weeks since you have not taken adequate measures you would have
Doctor :   developed a healing oif the joint in a direction away from the normal and hence
Doctor :   it shall need a repeat X-Ray and after that the further management to get it
Doctor :   sorted
Doctor :   But if you need we can arrange for an appointment with the specialist here in Bangalore and
Doctor :   you can get the expert opinion in that

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