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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Beukes
Specializes in
Winter hands: It is difficult to manage, main treatment is supportive. try to keep warm, stop smoking. Good articles on supportive management of winter hands and fe ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked: You may have an infection in a joint, so get seen today. If you hurt it, you could have a fracture, and that needs to be checked out as well. There a ... Read More
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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not due to pregnancy: There is no reason pregnancy would cause this. The only difference is in options for treatment since there are somethings that aren't options during p ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Not pregnancy: I would doubt that has anything to do with the pregnancy - probably an infection or acute inflammation. See your doctor for treatment.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience Rheumatology
Arthritis: Get evaluated to get a proper diagnosis and treatment plan.
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Dr. Raymond Raven
23 years experience Hand Surgery
Many things: Painful and swollen finger joints can be caused by various inflammatory and non inflammatory conditions. Sometimes the cause is unknown. Swelling in t ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
How this happen: Is there a history of truama to the finger if that the case you should have to check it out.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Need to distinguish : It sounds more like a rheumatoid arthritis. See a rheumatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
So young?: Any trauma to the fingers. Do some hand exercises and ibuprophen if you need.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Degidio
19 years experience Family Medicine
Many reasons: There are many different causes of selling in finger joints, including injury, excessive salt intake, several types of arthritis, and autoimmune disor ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience Rheumatology
Get evaluated: You should see your doctor to get evaluated for a correct diagnosis and treatment options.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 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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