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what does arthritis in the hands feel like

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Polyarthralgia: Onset of pain in multiple joints is most likely viral of some type. Although some type of rheumatic problem possible.

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
see rheumatologist: Likely arthritis or multi-system disease such as lupus. Rheumatologic evaluation essential.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are nee ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
Difficult to say: You may have raynauds with some type of inflammatory arhritis based on the limited information provided. See your doctor for further evlaution.
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Dr. Neil Horsley
36 years experience Podiatry
Hypersensitivity : Hypersensity, burning and tingling could be one of the precursors to type 2 diabetes. Ask your pcp or podiatrist check your a1c.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Possible neuropathy: You may be experiencing peripheral neuropathy.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Knucle: Please see your arthritis specialist as soon as you can. The lumps are important and must be helped.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Mucous cyst: Arthritis of the fingertip can lead to a cyst called a mucous cyst that can impinge on the nailbed deforming it.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tuckman
22 years experience Hand Surgery
It can: Any joint trauma such as a dislocation can lead to arthritis but it typically does not.
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Arthritis wrist: I have arthritis in my wrist. I used it too much at work today... help please? ANS: increase the dose of your arthritis med for a few days after talki ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Raven
23 years experience Hand Surgery
Not necessarily.: Not necessarily. It depends on the mechanism of injury (how you injured your knuckle) and which anatomic structures (ligaments, cartilage, bone) wher ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. R. Jan Gurley
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, or other things: The base of the thumb is one of the most common sites for osteoarthritis. However, there are many other conditions that can cause pain in the thumb wh ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Wrist pain: It's hard to know what the problem is without a medical evaluation. You may need a nerve study if it is cts or a x-ray or MRI if it is something else.
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