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Hi Mary. Is the thumb, finger or area between them swollen?
Are you able to make a fist?
If you are not able to make a fist or fully bend your thumb, you may have cut or injured a tendon that attaches a muscle to the bones of the digit. This is a serious injury as it does not heal on its own. Without proper repair, you might permanently lose function in the finger. I would suggest you have this evaluated by your doctor or a hand specialist (usually an orthopedic surgeon). This would be the best way to insure a good recovery from your injury.
Hello. How's your hand today? Do you have any follow up questions for me?
Let me know if you do and I would be happy to help further.
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