The correct treatment for trigger thumb is surgery, but this is not usually performed until children are two years old. About 30% of babies born with a trigger thumb will recover by themselves before the age of 1 year. However if the trigger thumb persists as it has done with your granddaughter, then surgery is always the best option.Babies and young children do not usually have pain with a trigger thumb,but the deformity caused by this trigger thumb will remain for life unless it is corrected.
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