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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Trigger fingers: These are probably trigger fingers related to tendinitis. There usually resolve with a cortisone injection. Have it evaluated if it bothers you.

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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Aron
32 years experience Hand Surgery
Trigger finger: That my be a trigger finger. You should discuss this first with your primary care physician. It is usually fixed with a single injection of cortisone.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Time to see the orthopedic for treatment options. In the meantime try to protect the finger.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julian Bennett
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve injury?: your symptoms are concerning for cervical vertebral injury and associated nerve injury. symptoms may resolve with over the counter pain meds, but you ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Thumb hit wall: Suspect you have injured your thumb joint and it will get better. But could have a fracture and need X-ray. Need to see your Dr.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Trigger finger: See GP/ orthopedic for steroid injection and course of NSAIDs . If not settling will require minor surgical release.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Black spot: No. Leave alone. See a doc if it doesn't go away
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
See orthopedist: You should see an orthopedist who can examine you, possibly do an X-ray or other radiologic study and properly diagnose your problem.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Ganglion cyst: It is likely a ganglion cyst - they are common in the hand and wrist. They are completely benign and usually go away on their own. If it becomes lar ... Read More

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