Pain in thumb moving up arm.

Had a splinter in my thumb; doctor cut finger pull out pieces of it. I still feel something but xray shows nothing.

I have numbness in my thumb; also have very bad pain from thumb going up my arm to elbow and to shoulder; pain is so bad I can't sleep; I can't do anything without intense pain; doctor says nothing is wrong with my thumb; please help me.

Hello Linda,
This is clearly a medical problem; I really don't chiropractic has anything to offer. A splinter, or remaining fragment would not be seen on x-ray.

Almost certainly there is infection, especially if it's throbbing, there is redness and swelling.

Sorry I have little to offer.

Dr B

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