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Dr. Brims
Dr. Brims, U.S. Licensed Physician
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Experience:  U.S. Licensed Physician, general surgery and internal medicine experience
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Thumb joint swollen ,not been hit by anything also line and

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thumb joint swollen ,not been hit by anything also line and needles end of thumb
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 1 year ago.
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I'm sorry to hear about this
When did this start?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

It started about a month ago

Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 1 year ago.
have you had any tests?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

no tests. i can here a and feel cracking sound when moving thumb joint ,it does not seem to be getting worse, but also not getting better

Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 1 year ago.
I see, you likely have arthritis in the joint
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 1 year ago.
You should have an x ray, and see a hand surgeon
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 1 year ago.
Injections into the joint and splinting may help
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 1 year ago.
Hello?