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Last week I developed what I think is trigger thumb much worse

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Last week I developed what I think is trigger thumb much worse on my right thumb which is painful at the base on the inside, and clicks when I straighten my thumb. very mild on my left hand, all my fingers have been stiff in the morning. Do i need to go to doctors or is it likely to settle?

Dr. Saha :

Hello,

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Is there any swelling, redness or warmth?

Customer: No swelling on the thumb but it is very warm at the base if the thumb. I also noticed today that I have a small pea size lump over knuckle on the other hand on the first finger no red or warm., just very odd to get all these symptoms on my hands together.
Dr. Saha :

Did you take any medicine?

Customer: No. I don't take anything.
Dr. Saha :

I would suggest to get it checked by doctor.

Dr. Saha :

Pain, stiffness can be symptoms with arthritis.

Dr. Saha :

Doctor can examine the hands & advise tests to determine its nature.

Dr. Saha :

You can take paracetamol, meanwhile.

Dr. Saha :

Please feel free to ask, if you have any further query.

Customer: okay thank you for your advise, I don't like going normally for something relatively simple. But will follow your advice. Regards XXXXX XXXXX you for your time.
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