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DeQuervain's?: The thumb popping symptom is typical of DeQuervain's tenosynovitis...an irritation leading to swelling of the tendons that move the thumb so that they no longer slide easily in their protective sheaths. This may occur with repetitive hand motion from hobbies, work or other tasks. Underlying arthritis is often present, as well as diabetes or gout. Splinting may help; if not, surgery. See you Doc:) ...Read more
Thumbs have been really soar for months. Now right thumb keeps popping out of joint. I've never injured it to my knowledge. This is very painful. Why?
Every time I move or bend my thumb is makes this popping or snapping noise & later becomes stiff, very little pain. What's going on?
I was playing my baseball game and got hit on the thumb part of my glove. I felt immediate pain i can't really move my thumb. There's pain and popping?
Injury: Apply ice to minimize swelling and pain. Rest the hand and thumb. If pain and swelling worsen, proceed to the hospital er. Otherwise expect pain on motion for 7to10 days. If the thumb pains at rest, however, don't wait to get it checked. ...Read more
Looking for relief of thumb trigger finger, the popping of the thumb happens when i relax at sleep....
Le me help you: Treatment for trriger thumb wll be. This includes oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, steroid injection, and judicious use of a a hand-based splint that prevents motion of the metacarpophalangeal (mp) and interphalangeal (ip) joints of the thumb (each maintained in 15 degrees of flexion). If those do not work surgery is very effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I"m having pain and popping where my thumb meets my wrist when i turn it a certain way and extend my thumb. How do I fix it?
Osteoarthritis: Not much to do for it. Non steroidal antiinflamatory agents if there is pain ...Read more