How do you take care of a broken thumb?

Answer Please go to the Hospital Emergency. You need X-ray so Dr. can see just how it's broken so it can be set & splint properly. There could be fragments of bone in there, plus there is bleeding at th... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How do you take care of a broken thumb

Is my thumb broken?

broken fingers and thumbs are tricky as they share symptoms with a bad sprain. It sounds like you should definitely go to a doctor who may prescribe an xray. Never ignore a possible break because i... Read More »

My thumb is broken. What should I do?

Have I broken my thumb?

Could be a dislocation. I have sprained my ankle several times & even fractured it once but I never had a thumb injury. So, I wouldnt know much.

What do you put on a broken thumb?

You would want to make a splint to keep the finger from moving and then ice it. Popsickle sticks taped to the finger work as great splints.