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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
See an orthopedist: You should not try to self-diagnose a wrist injury.
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Examination tendon: Based upon pain, range of motion, active vs passive findings, history of injury, and if needed studies such as X-ray, ultrasound and even MRI are all ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Which tendon?: It sounds like you need a minimum of a splint, but possiblly a cast or surgery (if conservative treatment fails or major structure is damaged). Ot or ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Wrist: Wrist curls, wrist extension, pronation and supination against resistance will do the job. You should have an athletic trainer or physical therapist i ... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Gluck
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: "exercise" is not typically a treatment for tendonitis, if that is in fact what you have. In fact, just the opposite, rest is what is usually called f ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neal Birnbaum
51 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe: Depending on the cause of the pain, a cortisone injection may be very helpful. Rest, ice, a splint, and simple meds like advil or aleve (naproxen) sh ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kimberly Liang
19 years experience Rheumatology
Unclear on question: Do you mean the cortisone shot didn't work? Or who to go see to get the shot? This might be safest done under ultrasound guidance since cortisone sh ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Physical Exasm ,MRI: To know if any torn tendons, we start with physical exam and then if we have doubts we could order mri.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Not Likely: If the wound is infected, it is not likely that they will do surgery on it. The risk of spreading the infection is too high.
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Weeks to months.: Tendons heal with time and rest. Depending on your rehab and how severe it was, it may take weeks to months. Go see your physical therapist for adv ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
53 years experience Urology
See below: Hi,try taking advil (ibuprofen) as per label instructions.Talk to your parents first. If not better they will take you to be examined by dr. At age 16 ... Read More
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