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Burning knuckle pain

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Sensory nerve: Consider digital or ulnar sensory neuritis with possible entrapment. Try gloves, rest, nsaids, purified omega, modalities.
Dr. Toni Lin
Dr. Toni Linanswered
Specializes in Hand Surgery
Early Trigger finger: Sounds like the early stages of a trigger finger, before it starts to catch. See if you have a tender spot on your palm, at the base of your pinky wh... Read More

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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
If symptoms: Worsen. Surgery may be needed.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 36 years experience
Keinbocks: As you now know keinbock's is an avascular process in the lunate. The median nerve may be irriateed, and pain can refer especially if the keinbocks is... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Jones
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 23 years experience
More info?: This could be gout, though there would usually be redness. Rheumatoid arthritis comes to mind but usually no sudden onset and generally more joints t... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
Rheumatology 43 years experience
Joint pain: It sounds like this could be a type of neuropathic pain which involves the nerves. I recommend seeing a neurologist or rheumatologist.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Hand Surgery 26 years experience
Arthritis: Pain in the joints is often from arthritis. Many patients complain of pain after a day of use, night pain, and morning stiffness.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Hand Surgery 26 years experience
Arthritis?: Joint pain most commonly is from arthritis. You can also have pain around the joint at the base of your finger from a tendonitis.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Toni Lin
Dr. Toni Linanswered
Specializes in Hand Surgery
Depends: See a hand surgeon and get an x-ray to determine if it's arthritis or something like trigger finger that can feel like it's in a joint.
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
It depends: It depends on the cause of the joint pain and inflammation. For instance, there are several treatment options if the cause is rheumatoid arthritis. Ho... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hildreth
Hand Surgery 45 years experience
Initially yes: If your problem is acute ice is the way to go you might also try advil (ibuprofen) r naprosin after 24hrs heat may help if pain persist.... See your ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Variety of reasons: This can be the joint, the tendon, the ligament there are a variety of structures there. The most common reason is arthritis but we need more informat... Read More
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