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Probable scafoid fracture - is numbness in thumb normal?

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tactum Tue 20-Sep-16 12:57:03

I have a probably scafoid fracture - back to outpatients next week for another xray as apparently it can take a while to show up. Did it about 5 days ago - swelling a lot better and am wearing a wrist brace.
In the last day or so I've noticed my thumb is becoming numb and am getting some pins & needles, which I didn't have initially.

Is this normal or should I be conceerned?

CMOTDibbler Tue 20-Sep-16 14:28:58

I think you should call the fracture clinic and get it seen sooner than later.

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