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Thumb pain out of the blue.

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • August 23, 2009
  • 04:21 PM

Hi,

Just yesterday afternoon, the (right) thumb joint closest to the nail began to get very sore, especially if bent. It continues to be this way this morning. I can recall no incidence of hurting or straining it, and it has never suffered any sort of past trauma. It's not swollen, although there appears to be a very small bump directly over the source of the pain.

Has anyone ever had any sort of experience with something like this? For the record I am an otherwise healthy 20 yo female. Just curious about what this is...if changes do occur, I'll certainly let my doc know about it, but otherwise...:confused:

Thanks in advance. :)

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  • Hi, Just yesterday afternoon, the (right) thumb joint closest to the nail began to get very sore, especially if bent. It continues to be this way this morning. I can recall no incidence of hurting or straining it, and it has never suffered any sort of past trauma. It's not swollen, although there appears to be a very small bump directly over the source of the pain. Has anyone ever had any sort of experience with something like this? For the record I am an otherwise healthy 20 yo female. Just curious about what this is...if changes do occur, I'll certainly let my doc know about it, but otherwise...:confused: Thanks in advance. :)It could be Dequerveins Release.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 24, 2009
    • 10:30 PM
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  • Hi, Just yesterday afternoon, the (right) thumb joint closest to the nail began to get very sore, especially if bent. It continues to be this way this morning. I can recall no incidence of hurting or straining it, and it has never suffered any sort of past trauma. It's not swollen, although there appears to be a very small bump directly over the source of the pain. Has anyone ever had any sort of experience with something like this? For the record I am an otherwise healthy 20 yo female. Just curious about what this is...if changes do occur, I'll certainly let my doc know about it, but otherwise...:confused: Thanks in advance. :) You sound sensible. There are many small things that happen to hands in the course of normal use. Sometimes it is from small strains like playing the cello or a wierd writing posture. You could try wearing a splint for up to 10 days; this works even better when combined with an anti-inflammatory med. Then if it is still a problem...seek help. It is not deQuervains...that is a tendinitis that is painful on the thumb-side of the wrist.
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    • September 8, 2009
    • 11:13 PM
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