What causes red thumbs?
Hi..I m having an issue trying to figuer out why my thumbs turned red out of nowhere...my thumbs dnt hurt me or appears to be swelling...the stains fade away when I press against them but appears to come back...would you have any idea of what this might be? ..
Why is the thumb causing intense pain and swelling?
So today I used my right hand to help myself get up from the floor. I kinda slipped and bent my thumb almost all the way back.. i heard and felt a snapping noise and it started to swell and get intense pain.. I was in tears. It s been all day and all night and it s swollen but no bruising.. I can...
Having swelling in the thumb. Suggest
I recently was in a motorcycle accident and broke the IP joint on my thumb... the thumb has been healing well and the bruising is gone and range of motion is at 80% However swelling has now started to occur in the MP joint below rather badly nearly twice the size as the other side I did...
Thumb injury, what should I do ?
Last night I fell and caught myself with my thumb which bent upwards followed by a lot of pain, there wasn t too much swelling but felt stiff and sore , however couple of hours ago I accidently tried to use it and it seemed to pop out a little and now is red around the base of my thumb, and has...
Severe pain in the thumb and elbow. What is the treatment?
Hi i have had severe pain in the base of my thumb and wrist on my right hand, everytime i catch my thumb and it moves (cant move it myself) it causes agonising pain which shoots up my arm to my elbow, have been physio but too swollen after 3 months of being like it and so have been told to go...
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
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 noticeable than what show in the picture. WWW.WWWW.WW My GP gave me anti-inflammation and Methyprednisolone (the second I see him which was yesterday) and also setup a schedule for me the see an Orthopedic...
My thumbs are stiff and i have serious pain in the joints. When they are nit hurting they are sore and stiff What is the reason
Hi Ms Leviela,
Thanks for your query. You have not mentioned the duration of pain and the various joints involved. From the brief information, you are likely suffering from either osteoarthritis (age-related degenerative joint disease) or, rheumatoid arthritis. Consult a Rheumatologist for confirmed diagnosis and treatment. You can also send Premium query directly to me.
Dr. Rakesh Karanwal
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