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A 28-year-old female asked:

Ive had wrist pain for 2/3 months.its the right radius bone that hurts.it hurts to extend my thumb.anti inflammatory pills arent working.ive done the finkelstein test and its painful.theres no swelling.what can i do, or type of doctor can i see?

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Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
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?tendonitis: The first port of call would be your GP to examine and diagnose the issue. If they can't find a solution they will refer you to an Orthopaedic surgeon
Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 39 years experience
Dequervain's tenosyn: Your history is classic for dequervain's tenosynovitis of the first extensor compartment this often responds well to a steroid injection. Sometimes surgical release is needed. See a hand surgeon!

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