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Sharp pain in knuckle

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ross
43 years experience
Overuse Stress: Your pain appears to be related to overuse, or possibly a biomechanical issue. If you are an excessive pronator or supinator, you could be creating ad... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Sharp pain: Sharp pain in foot or ankle are usually nerve related. Get nerve conduction study to see if that is the issue.

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Overuse injury: Could be a sprain or any of various kinds of overuse injuries, etc. Best way to get it to settle down is to use it as little as possible - wear a spli... Read More
Dr. Robert Gluck
Hand Surgery 40 years experience
Hand pain: When people say knuckle they are typically referring to the so-called metacarpo-phalangeal joint (mcp) i.E the one people use when they punch. But oth... Read More
Dr. Jock Sneddon
Occupational Medicine 49 years experience
Which knuckle : This question would be a lot easier to answer if we knew the specific finger and joint involved. At your age I do not suspect osteoarthritis. Probably... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Injury??: Sounds like a bruise. If you had significant trauma to the finger then you should get an x-ray to see if it is broken.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 20 years experience
Early arthritis?: Sharp pains in the toes at your age would seem out of the ordinary. The feeling of having to "crack" the toe joints with pain may indicate that you m... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Trigger finger: If it gets "stuck" sometimes and you have to "unstick" it with your other hand, wonder about trigger finger. If pain but no sticking of the finger, w... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 61 years experience
Flexor tendinitis: It could be a tendinitis of the flexor tendon coming thru the pulley in the palm of the hand by the base of the 5th finger. If exercise of flexing... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Tendinitis: You have a flexor tendon which goes through a sheath. These run up to each of your fingers and then to your palm. Some type of inflammatory process o... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Trigger finger : Most likely you have above condition . It is inflamed part of tendon forming a nodule passing under ligament like structure. It hurts when trying to b... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: You need to have a doctor examine the finger if the pain is severe. Go to the er.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Khairalla
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Possible fracture: You might have an undiagnosed fracture. An xray should be helpful.
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