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A 27-year-old female asked:

Have thumb tendinitis.had surgery did not work.had a cast taken off in november and did pt.now it's hurting again.would i benefit from another cast?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Unlikely: Immobilization is unlikely to produce a cure. I would urge a second opinion from a hand surgeon (or another hand surgeon).

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Last updated Dec 20, 2014

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