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Suggest treatment for wrist pain and swollen thumb

The other day I feel on my hand playing soccer now my thumb is swollen and wrist hurts when I move it but I can move my fingers. So is my wrist broken or sprain. Plus i feel pain like every couple of hours through out the day Or it just my thumb that is broken.. I can t go to the doctors cause I don t have insurance..
Wed, 10 Apr 2019
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Hello,

The wrist pain and swollen thumb can be related to a tendon injury or an inflammation. There can be inflammation of ligaments at the wrist. A direct examination is needed for proper diagnosis and treatment.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Praveen Tayal, Orthopaedic Surgeon
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