I CUT MY THUMB LOW ON THE PALM SIDE.ABOUT 2 IN ACROSS IN A UPWARD SLICE, CUTTING WATERMELON. I KNOW I CUT A NERVE. HALF OF MY THUMB IS NUMB.BUT NOT JUST NUMB IF I TOUCH ANY PART OF THE NUMB AREA IT SENDS ME THREW THE ROOF LIKE I JUST HIT THE NERVE AGAIN. WILL THE PAIN TO TOUCH GO AWAY ONCE THE NERVE HEALS ITSELF? AND HOW LONG DOES THAT TAKE? AS ITS ONLY BEEN 1 WEEK. I CAN MOVE AND BEND IT BUT DONT WANT TO DISTURB ITS HEALING PROCESS SHOULD I MOBILIZE IT? AND FOR HOW LONG? IM WORRIED EVERYTIME I MOVE IT JUST A LITTLE IT WILL UNDO ALL THE PROGRESS OF THE NERVE REGENERATING. HELP PLEASE !!!!
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DID SHE ALSO HAVE THE PAIN TO TOUCH THE NUMB AREA?VERY PAINFUL. AND IF SO WHAT KIND OF PAIN DOES SHE GET NOW WITH USE? MINE IS LIKE HITTING A NERVE EVERYTIME I LIGHTLY TOUCH IT. ITS ONLY BEEN A WEEK AND THERES STILL SOME SWELLING.
She said there was throbbing pain for about a week before it started to get better. It sounds like your cut is much worse than what my wife went through. I would see a doctor ASAP.