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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Subluxation: Either it is Trigger Joint or Subluxation of the joint. Do you do repeated movement with the Thumb? Try NSAID like Ibuprofen and seek Orthopedics con ... Read More
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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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Popping thumbs: You might have trigger finger (trigger thumbs). It is characterized by catching, snapping or locking of the involved finger flexor tendon, associated ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: This is a snapping thumb. It will often resolve with a local cortisone injection. Refractory cases require a surgical release. Rarely, it will resolve ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Trigger Thumb?: You MAY have Trigger Thumb, a condition resulting from an inflamed tendon. Here's a link http://www.webmd.com/rheumatoid-arthritis/guide/trigger-fing ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Bolton
21 years experience Family Medicine
If it persists: An ache or pain now and again is normal, often from overuse or unrecognized trauma (or too much cracking the joint). A bit of ice an an over the coun ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Osteoarthritis: You CAN wear a brace if this provides some relief and feels good. It will provide stability which may also feel good to you.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Oh
Dr. Joseph Oh answered
14 years experience Pediatrics
Trigger thumb?: Sounds like trigger finger (in this case trigger thumb). Often happens from overuse. Best to see a hand surgeon, who can give you a steroid injection. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: Pain in both thumbs and popping cracking on touching suggest that there is inflammation and cause may be arthritis or something else if there is no hi ... Read More
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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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