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A 46-year-old male asked:

Any treatment for diffuse soft tissue swelling of the hand that has left it unusable for many months? steroid shot didn't help. doc has no more ideas.

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Hand surgeon: Has a hand surgeon evaluated this swelling? It's important to know the nature of this soft tissue mass. It may be a benign lipoma or a large ganglion cyst but a surgeon who specializes in hand problems is best qualified to evaluate,advise and treat you for this problem.
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Time for a second : opinion. This has gone on much too long for you. Get a second opinion from an integrative medicine doctor to review all your files, and help you make sense and put a plan together! It's never too late to figure out what's REALLY going on and get to the root of the problem, once and for all.
Dr. David Earle
Dr. David Earle commented
General Surgery 31 years experience
Also consider consultation with a hand surgeon and/or rheumatologist.
May 9, 2015

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