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Joint btw thumb and palm gets super painful & swollen w tiniest effort. Started w thumb's severe accidental turn backwards. Pt unhelpful. What to do?

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In brief: Splint

Wear a splint that comes over the thumb every night, & a shorter version during the day.
Take over the counter anti-inflammatory medication, & if it doesn't improve see a doctor for a steroid shot.

In brief: Splint

Wear a splint that comes over the thumb every night, & a shorter version during the day.
Take over the counter anti-inflammatory medication, & if it doesn't improve see a doctor for a steroid shot.
Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike
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