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A 16-year-old female asked:

Why are my fingers, toes and joints swelling? it hurts.

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Scott Koppel
Podiatry 29 years experience
Arthritis: There are so many causes of joint swelling including various types of arthritis, fluid retention from heart disease, or infectious etiologies. Given your age it could be rheumatoid arthritis.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
I would advise: A consult with a rheumatologist. This type of doctor specializes in these types of conditions.
Last updated Nov 25, 2013

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