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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Callous PIP finger: I would suspect using something like scissors in your work or hobby. Can do 2nd opinion and you can send pictures and we can talk to figure out what i ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Levens
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Many possibilities: Joint swelling is a sign of inflammation. If chronic , it can be related to a systemic cause such as autoimmune disorders (lupus), or age-related dege ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Arthritis: Arthritis in some form is a common cause. The bumps on the distal joints near the nails are called hebreden's nodes and the ones near the pip or middl ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Could be a few thing: 40 yrs is a bit young for oa... But here's a start: http://www.Cedars-sinai.Edu/patients/health-conditions/osteoarthritis.Aspx.
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Trigger fingers: Locking fingers in flexion as in making a fist r due 2 flexor tendons that have some swelling ; when they pass under the pulleys that guide ur tendons ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Get it evaluated: You really need to have it evaluated to determine the cause and the treatment options. See a rheumatologist.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Therapy: Depending upon the cause of the stiffness, you might need to see an occupational therapist. They work with problems of the hand. You might have a trig ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
42 years experience Plastic Surgery
It depends: First, your doctor needs to diagnose what is causing the swelling. There can be many causes and each one requires a different treatment. If it is ca ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I am not sure: The study of 300 people how cracks there fingers, -cracking was not associated with arthritis, it was associated with damage to ligaments that surroun ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
I just counted: There are 3 joints: closer to the hand, the next one called proximal interphalangeal joint, then there is the one near the fingernail, the distal inte ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
18 years experience General Practice
See dermatologist: If you have a skin rash that is persistent i would recommend seeing a dermatologist.

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