A 36-year-old female asked:
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i am diagnosed as de quervain's tenosynovits please suggest me medication other than injection.

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Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ibuprofen and brace: A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication such as over-the-counter Ibuprofen or Naproxen is a good place to start. A thumb-spica brace worn doing repetitive activities or during the day for 3 to 4 weeks is also helpful.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
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