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swollen right hand after trigger thumb sugery

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Imaging: An x ray and a MRI will provide additional information. The use of passive exercise to strengthen the ligaments and muscles is advised. A physical the ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Might help: the swelling and the pain...but will NOT help the "click" SURGERY is generally the only way to stop the "triggering"! Hope this helps! BTW a BOARD CER ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Surgery, therapy: Options include surgical release and course of therapy with nighttime extension splinting. Naprosyn (naproxen) typically taken twice per day not 4 per ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Cortisone shot: Your best option! You have some scarring of the tendon sheath!
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Levens
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Probably: Carpal tunnel and trigger fingers can coexist and may be related to conditions such as repetitive trauma or diabetes.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
May as well do it no: It is common for a trigger thumb to develop after carpal tunnel surgery. This first line of treatment is an injection, which will not have any signifi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Einbecker
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: This is a very straight foward and simple procedure when done by your hand surgeon.
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A 62-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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kindred
13 years experience Sports Medicine
Sometimes: Sometimes it can get better on its own or with a splint. If that is not helping than often a cortisone shot can be very helpful.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
Cyst or scar: If you are describing a small bump at your wrist, it can be either a ganglion cyst or a fibrous tissue mass, like an abnormal scar. Consult with your ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Usually the next step is a cortisone injection in the tendon sheath. But thankfully, this works about 90 percent of time to fix it without surgery.

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