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What you have is likely a contracture or stiffening of your tendon or tendon sheath, this may require a tendon release, or a steroid injection
what kind of doctor should i see
The only way to determine the extent and exact nature of the condition is for you to have it examined by a hand surgeon
what is a tendon release
Cutting part of the tendon
The part that is fibrosed
ouch! What are some typical causes of this type problem?
Inflammation of the tendon sheath, sometimes due to overuse
ok. Thanks for your help. I will consult a hand surgeon as soon as possible. Happy New Year.
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