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What does it mean when my thumb swells up

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What causes pain and swelling on thumb?

as if the thumb is about to burst. What should I do. This started on Thursday afternoon is getting progressively ...My left thumb is swollen on the (right side of the thumb). The pain has become excruciating. I have ...
 

What causes swelling in left thumb?

I awaken this morning and experienced pain/ minor swelling in my left thumb. No prior injuries: do have carpal tunnel in both wrist. Currently thumb on ice, secured to next finger...very painful without ...
 

What causes pain and weakness on thumb?

when the other thumb started this pain weekness a few days ago my hand was down on my side and my thumb ...6 to 8 months ago my right thumb started to get weaker and only if i pinch or use the tip to pinch ...
 

What causes purpura and swelling at the base of thumb and across wrist?

I am having a problem with unsightly purpura and swelling (some achiness) at the base of my left thumb and across my wrist for the past approximately 1 1/2 years now. The veins on the top of this hand ...
 

What should be done for pain and swelling on the thumb?

Hello, My right hand thumb got hit to my body while doing something and i have pain. It Happened on 31st december. There was swelling for 2 days. But after that i thought the pain would reduce. But its ...
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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 ...
 

What is the cause of shoulder pain and the swelling in the thumb?

that my left thumb hurt when I bent it and it was swelled. I then started to have pain in my left shoulder .... I also still have pain and swelling in my thumb. Could this be arthritis? ...
 

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 ...
 

What causes pain in thumb?

On my right hand wrist their is a vein which is hurting and making my thumb and whole side of hand hurt - first thing in the morning is when its most painful .....but it is hurting most of the day when ...
 

What is the cause of twitching on the thumb ?

What will cause you right thumb to twitch? It s been doing it for a few days and gets worse when I try to use it but it doesnt hurt. ...
 

Hurt thumb,swelling,painful when bent.

i hurt my thumb a month ago playing basketball it hurt really bad at the time and was pretty ... to scoop ice cream for my job their is alot of pain when i exert force on it i havent seen a doctor cause i ...
 

Pain, swelling and stiffness in the thumb. Difficulty in bending. What is happening?

when i woke up yesterday my thumb was hurting, and feels stiff when i try to move it. It is also swollen.I can bend it but not all the way....when i do bend it i feel the need to move it up and down ...
 

Pain, swelling, cracking in thumb. Hurts to move. What is it?

hi im 12 years old and recently damaged my thumb (yesterday) when it happened i heard a crack sort of sound and then is when the pain started as i was walking to ask a teacher (for ice or to go ...
 

swelling thumb

i was told i have skiers thumb and have my thumb in a slint but the swelling of my mcp joint has not gone down after a month can it be something else? ...
 

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

I have problems with my rt. thumb for 2-3 weeks now. it clicks when i move it which makes it hurt ... 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 ...
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What could be the cause of a resting thumb twitch that occurs intermittently only when drinking alcohol?
Alcohol is instigating the nerve or the muscle supplying that particular thumb
 
Hey I sprained my thumb about 3 weeks ago. I got most of the swelling out but what should I do about the pain when moving it too far? I have football game soon.
Hi It is better to rule out a fracture if you have more swelling and pain. In case of sprain you can apply ice. Splint the thumb.can use frog splint for that. Thanks
 
How do you when you have a dislocated thumb
The treatment for a dislocated thumb is immediate reduction of the thumb and short term splintage followed by early range of motion exercises.
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