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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
No: The disorder is due to a nodule on the tendon impairing its motion through a tendon sheath. It's a mechanical problem, and needs a mechanical solutio ... Read More

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unlikely: Nodular tenosynovitis( " trigger thumb") is unlikely to be improved w/ a squeeze ball. In fact, it may make some trigger thumbs lock more often! consi ... 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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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Taft
51 years experience Sports Medicine
Maybe: Triggering of the thumb or other fingers is associated with a greater or lesser degree of inflammation. The more inflammation the more likely you are ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Limited : Limited mobility in the thumb, pain where the thumb meets the palm, often called the finger palm crease, pressure causing pain can be a sign of ste ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Physical exam: Trigger thumb is diagnosed after talking with the patient about their symptoms and performing a physical examination of the thumb. The diagnosis is us ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tuckman
22 years experience Hand Surgery
Trigger: These can present in one of three ways. Just pain over the palm side of the finger at the base, just catching of the finger or both. 70% of patients g ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shitel Patel
13 years experience Plastic Surgery
Trigger thumb: Trigger fingers are more common with certain medical conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout and diabetes. Repeated and strong gripping may lead ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Thumb joint with: Limited mobility and clicking, pain where the thumb meets the palm, often called the finger palm crease, pressure causing pain can be a sign of ste ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Treatment: Most resolve on there own in first 12 months of life. If not resolved by 24 months surgery is indicated and should be done prior to 36 months. No surg ... Read More
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