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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Swelling of tendon: -itis means inflammation of. Tendonitis is inflammation ( usually equates to redness, pain, swelling) of a tendon. Often due to overuse or friction ... Read More
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Dr. Justin Fuehrer
9 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Rest: Tendinitis is essentially inflammation of the tendons and can occur in multiple areas of the body. The best and initial treatment involves rest, ice, ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: It depends somewhat are the area of the body that is involved. Rest, splinting and nsaids may help. Physical therapy, exercises and cortisone injectio ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
25 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Non surgical: Ice, rest, nsaids, stretching, therapy, ultrasound, cortisone injections for some areas, braces are all options.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience in Sports Medicine
Take it easy: In general the best way to deal with tendonitis which is an inflamed tendon is rest. When an individual over does an activity whether at work or with ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
It depends: It really depends on the tendon involved and the severity of that involvement. If the pain persists more than 2 or 3 weeks, seek medical help.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
It depends : It depends somewhat on the location of the tendinitis. Options include nsaids, cortisone injection, exercises and physical therapy.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, elevation.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Adu answered
13 years experience in Sports Medicine
Yes: The inflammatory process is not permanent, and the tissue will heal over time.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience in Sports Medicine
Rest, ice: You will need to avoid whatever exercise caused the problem in the first place this will allow the injury to gradually calm down the use of ice, nsa ... Read More

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