United Kingdom (Great Britain)
A 50-year-old female asked:
can lack of oestrogen cause trigger fingers and thumb?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
I am not sure: Trigger finger is more common in women.
Although the association of estrogen deprivation with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis in postmenopausal women needs further study.
Hand Surgery 40 years experience
Unlikely: That is unlikely. Trigger fingers are very common and can be treated with an injection.
Last updated May 6, 2019
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