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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Florid-means severe: florid synovitis means severe synovitis.that's all. Synovium is the inner lining of the tendons and the joint spaces .When it gets inflamed it causes ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
20 years experience Interventional Radiology
Could: Steroid injections for pain can last up to six months. This is considered a good result. However, at your age, you could consider getting it release ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Leap
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
Persistent?: If it doesn't improve in 2 weeks with OTC pain meds and immobilization, go to see your doctor or an orthopedist. Look at the medical supply store for ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies : You should have a good idea whether or not the cortisone shot is going to work by 2-5 days. So if it is the sixth day after the shot and you are stil ... Read More
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Dr. Monica Wood
28 years experience Hand Surgery
First, : First, you want to confirm the diagnosis. You may be having a trigger thumb, a problem with the flexor tendon sheath where the tendon catches on a ba ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
More info: Is it permantly in that position? Wearing the splint may have contributed to it.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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X-rays & exam: Dequervians disease will cause pain in the first compartment of your hand however if you had trauma or your whole hand hurts you need a full physical ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
The steroid: might temporarily reduce the fat in the area of the injection! Otherwise your other symptoms are not due to the shot! Ask the Provider who gave you th ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Weeks: Talk to your surgeon, but it sounds like you have had extensive surgery. This will take weeks to recover.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: It often resolves with a local cortisone injection. A splint may help but casting is unnecessary.

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