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My left wrist and thumb have been very painful for the past…

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Second opinion] my left wrist and thumb have been very painful for the past several weeks and heat, icing, immobilizing have not helped. Very limited range of motion .

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?

At least three to four weeks, bending hand toward palm, using hand to open, close doors, getting dressed

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I had a serious injury to the base of that thumb about 35 years ago, and have hasd carpal tunnel and other surgeries on that hand. Third finger triggering, and fell using both hands to break fall late January

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Sorry for the delayed response as I was busy with patients in hospital

There are two main possibilities to consider

One is that it could be a compressed nerve causing numbness and pain and second thing could be an injury to soft tissue

You should have an MRI and nerve conduction velocity to evaluate further and then get treatment accordingly

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