The first sign that you might have a broken thumb is the severe pain that accompanies a bone fracture. According to Reference.com, you may feel numbness in addition to the pain. Swelling and bruising in the area is commo... More »

Thumb numbness can be caused by pressure on a nerve. Another possible cause is an inflammation at the thumb's base if only the thumb is numb, explains MailOnline. Numbness in the thumb can also occur if you move your thu... More »

Causes of numbness in the thumb include carpal tunnel syndrome, alcoholism, Lyme disease and multiple sclerosis, notes Mayo Clinic. Other possible causes of numbness in the thumb include amyloidosis, peripheral neuropath... More »

Symptoms of a broken tailbone include soreness over the coccyx area and pain that intensifies during bowel movement or when a sufferer is sitting or getting up from a chair, according to the Icahn School of Medicine at M... More »

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Symptoms of a broken wrist include severe pain, swelling, bruising and an altered range of motion, as listed by WebMD. A broken wrist may have a deformed or crooked appearance. More »

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Symptoms of a broken bone include bleeding, inflammation, dislocated bone that is visible, severe pain and bone protrusion through the skin in the case of an open fracture, according to MedlinePlus. A broken bone may als... More »

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Surgeons use specially designed casts or surgery to treat a broken thumb, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. The treatment method varies based on the location and severity of the injury. More »

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