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cause of trigger thumb

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Flexor tendon : What usually occurs in this problem is that the flexor tendon gets caught in on of the pulleys in the palm of the hand if mild it can be relieved ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually not: Please get a 2nd opinion on your trigger finger to see what options you have for treatment and therapy. You do not have to live in pain. See a hand sp ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Cortisone shot: The answer is no. While taking cortisone orally (e.g., prednisone) could indeed predispose to a yeast infection, injecting it into a single joint affe ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Locking: In the a1 pulley at the base of the thumb on the palmar side of the mp joint the flexor policus longus tendon can get bound up and not glide properly ... Read More
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