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throbbing pain in fingers

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Needs evaluation: First of all, one needs to determine the cause of the pain and then appropriate treatment can ensue. See a rheumatologist.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
Painful finger: You are describing a classic presentation of a 'Glomus Tumor' of the finger. Best to seek IN PERSON hand surgeon evaluation..
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Hand specialist: You may have a blood vessel that goes into painful spasm on exposure to cold or trauma, but a hand surgeon could check the bones and joints of the fi ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Brown
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Glomus tumor: Symptoms sound typical of a glomus tumor. A benign tumor of the neuromyoarterial plexus of the finger most commonly located in the nail bed. Classical ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
16 years experience Pulmonology
See below: Any injury? If not, could be a paronychia. I'd let someone take a look to make sure you don't need antibiotics.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Ganglion Cyst: Consider a visit to a hand surgeon.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
56 years experience Plastic Surgery
No quick fix: You have something going on that requires a physical examination to diagnose see a hand surgeon.
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A male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Finger swollen: Would follow up with rheumtologist . sounds like an autoimmune process, like Raynauds or a vasculitis. May benefit from aspirin 81 mg if not allergic ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
DIP? PIP? both: How long has this been going on? Can't link it to any specific neurologic or rheumatic condition. Certain vasculitides can do this and your positive r ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Difficult diagnosis: Might be herpes but not being able to examine the area makes this difficult to exclude slivers of foreign material which might have gotten under the n ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Unusual: If the area is a vein(hard to say without exam), it would be somewhat unusual. An inflammation of the vein is called superficial thrombophlebitis. If ... Read More
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