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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience in 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 in 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 in 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 in 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 in 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 in 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 in 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 in 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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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience in Sports Medicine
Condition: A trigger thumb/ finger is a medical condition where the flexor tendon gets caught in a pulley in the hand causing the finger to lock in a flexed po ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It is due 2 tenden-: -Otis of the thumb flexor. There is swelling that forms a problem for it 2 glide thu the confining pulley. Since the flexor is much stronger than the ... Read More

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