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yes they do put a cast on but they can sometimes put a spica thumb splint on it depending upon how badly broken it is but if it is really bad they might have to operate but that is very rare.

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No u don't,well maybe if u badly need one get it

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i don't think so... mabye just a brace.

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Q: Do you need a cast for a dislocated thumb?
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Visiting a doctor and using a sort of cast for the arm including the thumb.

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