A 17-year-old female asked:
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went to doc for base of thumb pain and he wants me to go to pt i think it's tendonitis but i'm not a doc i can't pay for pt if it won't help opinions?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See dettails: Physical therapy is not the likely answer and is expensive. Get another opinion from a hand surgeon or rheumatologist. A cortisone injection often will resolve the tendinitis.
Answered on Jun 23, 2015

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