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My hands hurt really bad at bedtime and now my thumb keep popping?

My hands hurt really bad at bedtime and now my thumb keep popping?

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

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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?

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?

Subluxation: Either it is Trigger Joint or Subluxation of the joint. Do you do repeated movement with the Thumb? Try NSAID like Ibuprofen and seek Orthopedics consultation. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Trigger thumb: It is a condition called trigger thumb. You need to see a doctor who will recommend steroid injections, to loosen up the popping. Hope this helps ...Read more

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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?

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

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For what reason does my thumb and pinky keep popping out of place at the base of the knuckle?

For what reason does my thumb and pinky keep popping out of place at the base of the knuckle?

Trigger fingers: These are probably trigger fingers related to tendinitis. There usually resolve with a cortisone injection. Have it evaluated if it bothers you. ...Read more

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Looking for relief of thumb trigger finger, the popping of the thumb happens when i relax at sleep....

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 more

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