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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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What does severe pain in the right thumb indicate?

I have severe pain and clicking in my right thumb which I believe sounds like trigger thumb . I use a computer every day and therefore can t really stabilize it for long periods of time. What s the best course of action to get immediate relief? Can my regular medical doctor give a steroid shot to my thumb or do I have to go to a specialist?
Mon, 2 Apr 2018
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For steroid shot, you need to consult an Orthopedician. But if that is not helping, then surgical release might be required.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Dr. Nishad BN
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