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what is popping or snapping sound from finger joint

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Dr. M. Christine Lee
28 years experience Dermatology
Gout or arthritis: Possibly gout. Also consider arthritis.

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: A good medical screening exam would probably be a good place to start; in part screening for a variety of rheumatologist and structural abnormalities ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See a doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. Your description suggest ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It depends of which joint. It may be bony enlargement secondary to osteoarthritis. It may be a synovial cyst. If you are concerned have it evaluated a ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Get it evaluated: You really need to have it evaluated to determine the cause and the treatment options. See a rheumatologist.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Therapy: Depending upon the cause of the stiffness, you might need to see an occupational therapist. They work with problems of the hand. You might have a trig ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
42 years experience Plastic Surgery
It depends: First, your doctor needs to diagnose what is causing the swelling. There can be many causes and each one requires a different treatment. If it is ca ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
I just counted: There are 3 joints: closer to the hand, the next one called proximal interphalangeal joint, then there is the one near the fingernail, the distal inte ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
18 years experience General Practice
See dermatologist: If you have a skin rash that is persistent i would recommend seeing a dermatologist.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Calcification: Consider arthritis, arthritic spur, soft tissue healing with calcium deposit, gout, or injury. Check with your orthopedic hand surgeon.
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