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A 44-year-old female asked:

Every morning i wake with my thumb knuckle, joint feeling sore,can barely hold something. when i move i can hear something clicking in place?goes away

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Dr. Yaseen Odeh
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Tendinitis : If anti ccp is + think rheumatoid arthritis. But given history it could be reactive arthritis to infections and immune related due to hep c. Complete arthritis work up is needed for RA, REactive Arthritis . Is not symmetrical and lasts long time every morning I recommend Mod work up . But from description I would think of tendinitis just under thumb Palmer side. Local steroid injection gives +++
Last updated Sep 12, 2017


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