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Tenderness around the thumb injury wound - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello doctor. i need help
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User :   i cut my thumb a week ago. today i have swelling and tingling.. what do you think?
Doctor :  
which part of the thumb? and how deep was the cut?
User :   it was not deep enough for stiches in my opinion so i went home and wrapped it up and kept applying neosporin
User :   it is on the side near the nail
User :   it is healing good though
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   tingling is because of the involvement of the nerve fiber in the injury
Doctor :   do you have pain?
User :   no just tenderness around the wound
Doctor :   is there any discharge from the wound?
User :   no
Doctor :   than not to worry

Doctor :   you need precaution not to infect the wound
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