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A 29-year-old member asked:

what can you do to relieve the discomfort of a pulled tendon in your finger?

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Dr. Robert Gluck
Hand Surgery 39 years experience
Depends on severity: A "pulled tendon" might describe a trigger finger or tendonitis that involves occasional locking of the digit. This can be treated often with deep massage and nsaids, possibly cortisone injection. Or, it might describe an injured or torn tendon in which case treatment will depend on which tendon and the degree of injury i.E anything from splinting to surgical repair.
Dr. Mark Einbecker
Hand Surgery 36 years experience
Don't understand: I can't figure out what you are referring to. Can you give us more details? Where it hurts, how you injured it, etc.

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