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Pain and swelling onvthumb joint by webbing

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Swelling: Swelling of the ankles is usually due to accumulation of fluid(edema), while swelling of joints is due to arthritis. There are different causes of ede ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Traumatic?: Trauma and atraumatic would be 2 different answers. Also depends on the joint and how many joints. Can be a rheumatological problem(ra) for example. C ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
46 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Inflamation: Over use, misude, minor injury, metabolic dx. Any of these could cause jt. Pain.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Numerous possibles: There are literally numerous issues that can cause joint pain without evidence of inflammation. If this is your issue, see a rheumatologist.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Joint swelling: Many diseases may cause this: degenerative arthritis, synovitis, septic joint, superficial infection, tumor, fracture, etc.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clive Segil
58 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Something: Or nothing need to be evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
19 years experience Family Medicine
Sometimes: Because yoga can increase flexibility and strengthen muscles, it can help take strain off the joints. Although this does not directly "fix" the joint ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Inflammatory arthrit: Ms affects the brain and spinal cord, and does not afflict joints or bony structures directly. The description raises questions of a rheumatological ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Perfect Storm: You have just described joint inflammation. This is your body's reaction to some sort of irritation to the joint. (Infection, trauma, the like)
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
27 years experience Podiatry
Arthritis: Can be early signs of arthritis. Possibly gout, rheumatoid, psoriasis, response to an injury, etc... See ur phys for proper eval and reccs.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
35 years experience Rheumatology
Many causes: If you have joint swelling, you should get evaluated for a correct diagnosis and treatment. There are many causes of sudden onset of joint pain and sw ... Read More
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