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Are there some genetic reasons I get finger pain off and on

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Not unless: It is due to rheumatism.

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
35 years experience Rheumatology
Get evaluated: See a rheumatologist. Sometimes psoriatic arthritis appears before the classic skin changes. Nail pitting can be associated with psoriatic arthritis.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gleiber
24 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
I : I treat cervical spine issues - such as what you are decribing - on a daily basis. A complete neurological exam as well as review of your imaging stu ... Read More
Dr. Leonard Grossman
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Get a neurologist: Get a proper evaluation by a neurologist and possibly if needed a neurosurgeon. One step at time. Good luck from nyc.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Proteins: Genetics have to play a role, but so does diet. Proteins are the key here, not vitamins.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Sure: You can have pain in any joint, tendon or muscle.
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Dr. Michael Lee
18 years experience Sports Medicine
Did : Did you get an mri? I think an MRI would be helpful to see if there is any sort of mechanical block to your extension such as a loose body (a piece o ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Get it evaluated: More info is needed to evaluate the cause of the pain using a history and physical examination as well as possible diagnostic imaging.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Bailie
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: definition is a FINGER that hurts -if concerned see an ORTHO HAND specialist
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ulnar nerve: The ulnar nerve passes behind the elbow joint on the medial, or inside, part of elbow. Here it may get compressed when the elbow is held in flexion fo ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
R.I.C.E.: Rest (limit your activities with the finger), immobilization (with a splint to limit movement), cold (packs of ice, 20 mins on, then 20 mins. Off) and ... Read More
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