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What can be done for dupytren?

What can be done for dupytren?

Several intervention: Various injection therapies can be options from steroids/lidocaine combinations to collagenase. Otherwise, there are multiple surgical interventions that can be undertaken depending on the severity. ...Read more

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How can I relieve the pain from dupytrens of the foot? Thanks arbey

How can I relieve the pain from dupytrens of the foot?  Thanks arbey

Two things: One is to see a podiatrist. He/she will probably inject some cortisone medication. You also might want to take an NSAID like alleve to help relieve the pain until you see the podiatrist. If you opt to take alleve please follow the instructions on the package and for sure do not take if you have stomach ulcers or take drugs like warfarin or other stomach or esophageal problems. ...Read more

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If your finger get tight, then suddenly snaps open, is that a dupytren contracture or some sort of trigger finger?

If your finger get tight, then suddenly snaps open, is that a dupytren contracture or some sort of trigger finger?

Triggering: What you are describing sounds like "triggering" — which is the classic sign of a trigger finger. See your local orthopedic or plastic surgeon about correcting this. Dupytren's has more of a band-like tightening, and doesn't "release" like you described. ...Read more

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I'm confused. Some doctors say there is an association with liver disease and dupytren's contracture. Others say no., just hereditary, Which is it?

I'm confused. Some doctors say there is an association with liver disease and dupytren's contracture. Others say no., just hereditary, Which is it?

Genetic and...: Associated with those of northern European extraction and those who have engaged in occupations or pursuits that involve repetitive motion or vibration. It is also more prevalent in people with diabetes. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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