Pain Management Community
My thumb/hand has been hurting for 3 weeks... HELP!
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to pain management, chronic pain, arthritis, back pain, cancer, headaches, movement disorders pain, and muscle pain.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

My thumb/hand has been hurting for 3 weeks... HELP!

I am a cheerleader for my high school and while stunting I stubbed/jammed my thumb and ever sense then it has been hurting.  I have a high pain tolerance so i really cant tell how bad it is.  Its been 3 weeks almost 4 and it isnt swollen but every time its hit it hurts.  The pain is located from my bottom thumb knuckle almost or to my wrist. What is wrong with it? should i see a doctor?
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
Oh and certain ways i move my thumb it hurts but for the most part moving my thumb doesnt hurt.. same thing happened when i broke my arm...
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Go and see a docyor hun.  I broke a finger a few months ago and didnt know it for a few weeks before i decided to go for an xray.  Get yourself to the Dr without delay... if its broken and you continue to leave it it probably wont set right. good luck x
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
None of us are Dr.s on here so we can't diagnose you...(Even a Dr. couldn't do this online)...

So yes...you need to go visit your GP...They will take an x-ray just to check for any fractures...

You will most likely need to wear a thumb brace..

Taking Advil is the best medicine as it's an anti-inflammatory. Just follow the directions on the bottle.

Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Pain Management Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
20 hrs ago by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
This is Driving Your Emotional Eati...
Jul 02 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
5856747_tn?1403352282
Blank
Sleep Apnoea
Jun 28 by Andrew John Rynne, MDBlank
Top Pain Answerers
535089_tn?1400677119
Blank
Mollyrae
WI
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
philnoir
Four Corners
1193998_tn?1265121197
Blank
carolanivey
OH
1855076_tn?1337118903
Blank
marycarmel
MA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
trixy71
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Weathergirl21