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Swollen thumb dont know why

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Planning for joint replacement of thumb. Is this possible?

to know why -if knee and hip replacements can be done successfully why not thumbs. Regards XXXXXXX ...Hi I am in the process of considering joint replacement of my thumb but wanted a replacement joint ...
 

Is my thumb and forearm pain due to drumming ?

to them-had a gastric bypass , dont do advil unless desperate and in tiny dose. Do have some stuff ... a compartment could it? I did not know you coul get in the middle of the lower arm pain like that ...
 

Hyper-extended wrist, bruised and swollen. Been wearing splint on thumb and using heat. Why is it still bruised?

thumb spika splint, icing and using heat. It is still bruised, swollen and tender--and I can't extend ...
 

What causes swollen bump on thumb after an injury?

right side of left thumb.. I hit slightly twice while working... a small swelling bump occurred ... / top of left thumb ...
 

What is the treatment for trigger thumb?

Dear doctor, i having what it is call a trigger thumb and have seen a doctor here. But after taking medicine for 2 weeks it still not much improve. May i know is there any injection that heal this pain ...
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Swollen left thumb, hypersensitive. Remedy?

. The thumb has swollen to almost twice the size of my right thumb and I don t know what it could be. Also I ...My left thumb has been swollen and hypersensitive for a couple months now. I have full range ...
 

Swollen and bruised thumb. Taken methylprednisolone. Serious?

Hi, The base of my right thumb swollen and bruised as shown in the picture. Bruised is more ... 1/2 weeks. However, I didn t notice the swollen and bruised when I went to see GP so he didn t know ...
 

Swollen thumb. What tests should be done?

hello Doc, My name is yvonne and my nephew finally got admitted to the hospita for his thumb being so swollen. I would like to know what question I should ask and what kind of test they should do ...
 

I smashed my thumb in the door of my truck

I smashed my thumb on friday, in the door of my truck. Its really swollen and raised. I have a feeling i might have damaged the bed but dont know. ...
 

Why is my thumb hurting?

I woke up this morning and my thumb hurt really bad at the joint in the middle of my thumb, it was slightly swollen and has progressed through the day. It hurts more when I try to bend it and i quite ...
 

Hurt thumb,swelling,painful when bent.

dont know if they can do anything for it, what do you think ...i hurt my thumb a month ago playing basketball it hurt really bad at the time and was pretty ...
 

Why thumb is making clicking sound, swollen and unable to bend?

Last night but thumb would make a clicking sound every time I bent it. Then this morning I woke up and it was swollen and I couldn t bend it. I can put slight pressure on it (I.e. pressing home button on i ...
 

Suggest treatment for swollen thumb with black dot inside

A few days ago I accidently cut my thumb and then it really started to hurt until one morning i .... . I wanna know how I can get rid of this. And what is it? ...
 

Thumb swollen, clicks on moving, hurts badly. Possible reason?

part of my thumb has pain at the base of my thumb to use it, push on it. My thumb is swollen an the two fingers beside it are swelling now too. and are starting to feel to swollen to bend but they dont hurt. i ...
 

Swollen thumb after a cut

I got like a paper cut on my thumb opening a gas cap on a air blower 5 days ago yesterday my thumb and first joint swelled up ...
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Hi. I have a swollen thumb and it becomes very itchy sometimes. It is not always swollen but when it does it becomes hard to bend my thumb.
i think it can be trigger thumb. It occurs due to a nodule formed at the base of the thumb. I would suggest you to show it to orthopaedic surgeon. There is role of steroid injection in to it.
 
Hi, this incident happend like 2 years ago . I was playing football (soccer) and I save a shot but my thumb went all the way back. It's really swollen
Hi, I read your query and I understand your concerns. Following is my reply: 1) You must have pulled a muscle. 2) See an orthopedician soon for diagnosis and treatment Let me know if you have anymore questions. Regards, Dr. Mahesh Koregol
 
My 15 yrs old son hurt is thumb playing basketball. The thumb is swollen but not hurting. What can i use to get the swelling down
Hello. Thank you for your question. This is a very common injury. The first thing to do is apply ice in the first few hours after the injury. You can expect it to be a bit more painful the next day. We want to use the thumb as little as possible for the next few days to rest it. Within a few days after the injury, it should be fine. If swelling persists without improvement, consult your doctor.
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