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swollen painful finger joints

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

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Cold hands and feet: Sorry to hear about your problems. Best we do a 2nd opinion wth me so we can get to the causes of your problem.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arthritis: Most probably some form of arthritis / abrupt onset is not uncommon this would be better off checked by your pcp or a rheumatologist also might wan ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Thats odd...: To have painful and stiff finger joints in the arm you would have to have fingers in your arm. Did somebody with arthritis pinch your arm really hard? ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Batelli
22 years experience Podiatry
Go see: Rheumatologist and get tested for systemic arthritis.
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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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Finger pain: Tendinitis ( trigger finger) , arthrritis, gout, infalmmatory arthrtiis, sprain or ligament injury, nerve injury, tendon, circulation issues, fracture ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Nsaids, pt: For pain and stiffness in the fingers, i usually try an NSAID medicine first which usually helps to some degree i have also found that the use of p ... Read More
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