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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Decrease use: Hi If it was the result of overuse, like from too much typing on the keyboard, then the best thing would be to try and take regular breaks during the ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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R.I.C.E: Rest, ice, compression ( splinting ) and elevation PLUS the judicious use of either Advil (ibuprofen) or Ibuprofen if you are not allergic to these me ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Classic symptoms.: It might be time to have your hand evaluated again. It is not out of the question that the symptoms of carpal tunnel can return after the surgery. A h ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Joint pain: The patch if new and persisting, you should see a doc. Sometimes joint pains of hands could be from too much texting. Pain is not a symptom of vitamin ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Xray for answer: A simple Xray would determine whether or not you have a fracture at the base of the swollen thumb. Direct palpation (squeezing) of the bone suspected ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Arthritis: From whatever cause, you want to rest your hand, take NSAIDS, unless contraindicated, if no improvement see your doctor, good luck
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
In anyone with UCL: Tear of the mcp joint of the thumb) 2 prior procedures with pain perhaps the stability that was needed just oculdnt be attended. I assume base means t ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Arthritis: Most commonly osteoarthritis, however you are on the young side for that to be symptomatic. Could be ligament laxity of the cmc joint, or possibly deq ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Thumb pain: Could be a strain, sprain, tendinitis, arthritis, etc. Sometimes we hurt a finger but don't even think much of it until later when it hurts. Use ice a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on surgery: There are many types of surgical treatments for basilar thumb arthritis. Soft tissue arthroplasties rarely have painful complications. If an artificia ... Read More
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