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My joint below my right thumb nail will not bend and when i try to force it it like pops out of place the pain is very bad. Whats wrong/

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Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: TRigger FInger

This is a common problem. The tendon that bends the thumb goes through a tunnel and has become swollen.
You can try splinting for a while and see if that helps, but, a cortisone injection will make it go away very quickly, see a hand surgeon.

In brief: TRigger FInger

This is a common problem. The tendon that bends the thumb goes through a tunnel and has become swollen.
You can try splinting for a while and see if that helps, but, a cortisone injection will make it go away very quickly, see a hand surgeon.
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