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Thumb knuckle swollen and hurts

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Dr.  Mahaveer Patil MD

i hit the wall with my hand. using the side opposing the thumb and it didn't hurt at first but then 10 hours later it hurt and the ring finger knuckle is swollen when I lay it flat on the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mahaveer Patil ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

I have an itching/burning, swollen knuckle on my left thumb that I thought was poison back ... to these symptoms, I've been pressing my thumb and index finger together, which although I know... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shruti Rijhwani ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Muhammed Aslam MD

I awoke to a small bump on my thumb near the knuckle. Throughout the day it has become increasingly more painful and swollen. I'm not aware of injuring it. Just recently it's a little tingly down my ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammed Aslam ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.    Kalpana Pathak MD

I had a small cut on my thumb knuckle on Friday night. By Saturday afternoon it was itchy swollen and red. By Saturday night the 2 knuckles were extremely sore and swollen and continues... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kalpana Pathak ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma MD

I recently tried to lift a heavy bag and it hurted my right hand thumb, there was swelling at knuckle and pain but slowly it cured but I think as the right thumb was in pain initially I started ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

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Dr. Vasudha Jayant Athavale MD

Hello, For the past month 1/2, My 8 year old s thumb is swollen at the joint area. It s the only part of her hand that is swollen and hurts when she bends it. X-ray came back normal, no broken... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vasudha Jayant Athavale ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ankesh Goyal MD

Hi, whilst using my wood lathe a couple of months ago a part of the drill chuck hit my knuckle closest to my thumb. It was very saw but i thought I d let it settle. Now it has started to hurt badly ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ankesh Goyal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Madhavi S Hullur MD

Hi, my knuckles on both my thumbs are swollen, I have trouble bending the right one one. It seems to be on the side of the knuckle ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Madhavi S Hullur ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Praveen G MD

I cut my thumb knuckle on an aluminum can last week. There was a lot of blood but then it healed ... and it hurts to bend my thumb. Is it possible it became infected? I had a tetanus shot in... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen G ( Infectious Diseases Specialist)
Dr. Mina Farag MD

for two weeks. cast is off now, and I have no movement in my thumb at the knuckle--I cannot bend it-it rotates but doesnt bend--previous to this cast, which really hurt, there was noting wrong with my... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mina Farag ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Shanthi.E MD

hi, It could be infective process in your knuckle that is swollen now. You mostly require a course of oral antibiotics to get rid of it. Continue to take Advil, and give cold compresses locally. Get well...

Dr.  Shafi Ullah Khan MD

Get the thumb assessed by a doctor. It might be needed to remove the foreign body.

Dr. Heera Lal Poonia MD

There may be some injury or excessive fatigue or early sign of arthritis. Take painkillers, if relived , don't worry, else meet an orthopaedic expert. Hit a thanks. Regards