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degenerative joint diseases of the hands fingers

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See the picture: There are small nodes on each side of the jiont called hebreden node.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rheumatoid arthritis: Would be the most common but many autoimmune diseases attack joints including lupus.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
DJD DX: Complex good question, let's do 2nd opinion and discuss in detail.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience Dentistry
TMD/TMJ: Tmj stands for temporomandibular joint. It is the joint that connects the lower jaw to the base of the skull at two areas or joints. It sometimes refe ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Getting older!: The risks are not usually high but may lead to a decreased range of motion and possible arthritis with associated muscle weakness or atrophy if the jo ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Because of the #....: Because of the number of joints involved, you need to see a rheumatologist to exclude inflammatory arthritis! talk to your pcp first!
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Merlino
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Arthritis: This is typically from osteoarthritis and are known as heberden's nodes. If you can use Ibuprofen or Naproxen otc safely (ie. No ulcers, reflux, hyper ... Read More
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Pompholyx?: Dermatitis either the atopic (e.g. pompholyx eczema) or irritant form is quite possible here. Other possibilities include a variety of inflammatory j ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Impossible to say: The cause of a single episode of very transient pain is difficult to determine. If it is a repetitive problem then get it evaluated.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: For an evaluation in order to diagnose it.
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