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Are there home treatments for skier's thumb?

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Take the following steps to reduce your pain and swelling.

  • Apply ice to the thumb for 35 minutes at a time, up to 4 times per day. Do not apply ice directly to your skin. Continue to use ice until the pain stops.
  • Avoid moving your thumb as much as possible.
  • Take acetaminophen for pain relief or ibuprofen to ease inflammation.

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Skier's Thumb from eMedicineHealth

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on August 25, 2020

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Skier's Thumb from eMedicineHealth

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on August 25, 2020

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