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Finger Tendon Sheath
Is it possible for a "fibroma of the tendon sheath" (tumor) on my pinky finger to not grow at all for my whole life?
Yes: Definitely possible for it not to grow for the rest of your life. But not to lose too much sleep over that annoying fibroma because if it did grow more than to your liking or somehow interfered with your function a good hand surgeon will come to your rescue. Just remember, that little fibroma has feelings too! lol. All the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible for a "fibroma of the tendon sheath"( tumor) on my pinky finger to not grow at all? . It has not grown in 3 years?
Is it possible for a "fibroma of the tendon sheath" (tumor) on my pinky finger to not grow at all? I had it for 3 years and see no signs of growth.
14 days ago had cortisone into a diffuse thickening of flexor tendon sheath of left ring finger with triggering evident. Still have severe pain ?
May need repeat: steroid injection. Hopefully the injection can be done under ultrasound guidance to make sure the steroid goes into the tendon sheath and not elsewhere. Failure of a second injection may indicate need for surgery to fix the trigger finger (usually a problem with the A1 pulley). ...Read more
Hand specialist.: You should see an orthopedic hand specialist. finger tendon injuries can be very serious, and can require surgery. ...Read more
My dad has a hard knot in the center of his right hand on top of his ring finger tendon. Pain comes and goes. Could this be dupuytren contracture or ?
Lump palm: A common condition is dupuytrens which is not related to typical blunt trauma. Other common problems include scar reaction adjacent to a small cut or blister, an inclusion cyst or foreign body and a ganglion of the tendon sheath where the finger and palm meet. Trigger finger can also give thickened tissue below the skin and subcutaneous tissue while dup is in the subcutaneous tissue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have subchondral edematou contusion and fluid around the tendon sheath? How many time should I put ice?
Better if: It would be better if see orthopedic surgeon to get best therapy. ...Read more
Rest: Fluid around a tendon sheath that is visible or you can feel indicates that the tendon is inflamed esp. If it hurts. Fluid often is seen on MRI of ankle and may not be clinically significant. If there are symptoms (pain, weakness, loss of function) do not play soccer till under care of doc and better.Rest is first line of treatment. ...Read more
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I have fluid around the tendon sheath and somtimes i feel heat in ankle what to do? How will it gone?Any tips?
Tendinitis/osis: Fluid and inflammation of a tendon is tendinitis or tedinosis. These usually occurs when the tendon is overworked, either acutely or chronically.. Start with resting it. Antiinflammatories can help. If it persists, see a podiatrist. You may need an immobilizer boot, followed up by orthotics to settle things down. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have subchondral edematous contusion adn fluid around the tendon sheath shoul I do ice massage to remove swelling?
Patience: This swelling is a response to trauma. Avoid irritating it by putting it at rest. If can soak in epsom salts that might help. If warm could try gentle cold not massage. Nsaids or herbal anti-inflammatories like curcumin, thyme, clove, oregano. Eat healthy, don't worry, worry aggravates everything. Your body can heal this, don't get in the way. ...Read more
Can try applying : Topical verapamil (transdermal). If this does not help excision is always a possibility. ...Read more
Often by excision: Fibroma of tendon sheath is benign presenting as a small subcutaneous nodule slowly increasing in size. It may be seen in a multinodular growth pattern,composed of bland,, spindle-shaped cells (myofibroblasts) in a dense, fibrous matrix. It nearly always arises in the distal portion of an extremity While benign, recurrence appears in up to 40% of case. Excision used to relieve symptoms but may be difficult due to adherence to tendon. ...Read more
Minimal fluid around the tendon sheath? How to remove the fluid? How to treat it? Does it go by itself?
Tenosynovitis: Usually fluid in tendon sheath means inflammation or tenosynovitis, and causes pain. Various treatments are available to be prescribed by your doctor including rest, restricting activities that caused the problem, splint, applying cold, physical therapy, nonsteroidal inflammatory medications, or even steroid injections into the tendon sheath. I personally have had steroid injections with relief. ...Read more
I have subcondral edematous contusion adn fluid around the tendon sheath can I use voltaran to remove swelling ?
This may help: I would see orthopedic surgeon to make sure you get the best treatment. ...Read more