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my right hand..thumb, hand is somewhat swollen in area of thumb

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have fallen and used my right hand to cushiion the fall on cemenplates. No other insuries but the hand, no scratches but can not use thumb, hand is somewhat swollen in area of thumb and is very painful, rates about a 7-9 on painscale, Note also   have parkinsons.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 8 years ago.
If you press on the base of your thumb, near where the thumb connects to the wrist, is that painful?

How long ago did you fall?

Can you move your thumb at all, or is it painful to move because of the swelling?