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Very painful left wrist just art the base of the thumb is where its worst, sometimes spreading around the whole wrist joint and the back of my hand.?
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Dr. Raymond Raven
Surgery - Hand Surgery
5 doctors agree
In brief: Other possibilities
Include thumb extensor tendinitis and basal joint arthritis of the thumb.
Look these up online. Then see a board certified hand surgeon for a comprehensive evaluation.

In brief: Other possibilities
Include thumb extensor tendinitis and basal joint arthritis of the thumb.
Look these up online. Then see a board certified hand surgeon for a comprehensive evaluation.
Dr. Raymond Raven
Dr. Raymond Raven
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Dr. Chris Hawley
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Wrist
Sounds like de quervain's tenosynovitis.
Start with ice and a splint that immobilizes your wrist and thumb. If not improving, see your physician for a cortisone injection.

In brief: Wrist
Sounds like de quervain's tenosynovitis.
Start with ice and a splint that immobilizes your wrist and thumb. If not improving, see your physician for a cortisone injection.
Dr. Chris Hawley
Dr. Chris Hawley
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