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Inflammation of the tendon, which is the fibrous cords attaching the muscle to a bone, is called tendinitis. Inflammation can result from injury during sports, accident, and fall. The parts where the tendons are commonly affected are elbows, wrist, thigh, fingers, etc.

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Can De Quervain's syndrome cause nerve damage?

Query: Hi doctor,I am feeling burning in the wrist. I had De Quervain's release six months ago. Can one have nerve damage as a result of De Quervain's syndrome? I am currently on Exemestane.  Read Full »

Dr. Kulkarni Rahul Suresh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to De Quervain's tenosynovitis is purely an entrapment tendinitis of the tendons contained within the first dorsal compartment at the wrist. It causes pain during thumb motion. After the release procedure, you should feel relief. Sometimes the healing takes time, an...  Read Full »

I have soreness in hip while standing after sitting position. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 49-year-old female weighing 75 kg, 170 cms height. For a few months, I have experienced soreness in my left hip. It really only occurs when I get out of a car and go to stand. It is quite a dull pain. Not sure if there is any connection but I injured my lower back and a few times,...  Read Full »

Dr. Sumit Chawla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have a history that is classic of tendinitis depending upon the site of pain it may be due to piriformis, gluteus medius, iliopsoas, or ischial tuberosity related. You need to mention which is the exact site of your hip pain. Is it the side of the hip, groin, fro...  Read Full »

Will Cortisone injection cause ganglion cyst formation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old female. I received a second round of a cortisone shot in my wrist on 18th May for wrist tendinitis. During the injection, it hurt much worse than the first shot. I have been told to keep my wrist in a splint at all times. My wrist is still bruised where the injectio...  Read Full »

Dr. Manav Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From the brief history you have given, it seems like there is not much to worry about. First of all, I need to know some more detailed points. Where exactly in the wrist the shot was given? I mean is it the extensors of the thumb (de quervain) or is it for any other ...  Read Full »

Why do I have shoulder pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having left shoulder pain and it really hurts. I have not had any injury in that shoulder. I had an injury on my right shoulder in the past where the bones had got separated. I had Ibuprofen once but it did not help. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Palani Kumar Chellamuthu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Kindly let me know the full symptoms and their increasing or decreasing factors. Do you get pain while sleeping on the same side of the painful shoulder? Any specific movement that worsen it or any sound from inside the shoulder? You might have a rotator cuff tendini...  Read Full »

I have had pain in the left wrist due to a blunt injury for the last two weeks. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I needed a second opinion about my medical records. The doctor told me I was excused from work for only one day due to my wrist injury. I feel like I should have been given more time off from unloading packages off trucks. I have complained of left wrist pain for the last two weeks d...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Reviewing your records, it appears that they diagnosed you with a left wrist sprain. As I cannot examine you, it is hard to tell if it is just a wrist sprain or if you have associated tendinitis. If it is a pure wrist sprain, it usually recovers within two weeks, and...  Read Full »

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