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Posted by: alison | 2010/11/30

stiff fingers after pregnancy

Dear Gynea
I had a baby 3 months ago, and for 2 months upson waking in the morning have stiff (arthritus like) hands, stiff to open the fingers. My gynae said its not uncommon after pregnancy - could you please tell me what causes it and do i need to take anything??
thank you
Alison

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I don't really know what the cause is, other than hormones, but 3 months is a bit long for it to persist. You could try an anti-inflammatory.

Best wishes

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Posted by: gynaedoc | 2010/12/02

I don't really know what the cause is, other than hormones, but 3 months is a bit long for it to persist. You could try an anti-inflammatory.

Best wishes

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