Skier's Thumb Topic Guide
Skier's Thumb: Skier's thumb describes an injury of the soft tissue that connects the bones of the thumb together. Symptoms of skier's thumb include pain at the base of the thumb, swelling, bruising, tenderness to touch, pain in the wrist, thumb pain that worsens with movement in all directions. Skier's thumb can be treated at home with RICE, however, in certain cases surgery may be necessary.
Finger Infection Finger infections can be caused by a variety of bacteria and viruses. Types of finger infections include paronychia, felon, herpetic whitlow, cellulitis, infectious flexor tenosynovitis, and deep space infection. Symptoms and treatment of a finger infection depend on the type.
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Skier's Thumb - Causes
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