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A 50-year-old female asked:

can lack of oestrogen cause trigger fingers and thumb?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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.
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
Hand Surgery 40 years experience
Unlikely: That is unlikely. Trigger fingers are very common and can be treated with an injection.

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