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I have red bumps on the back of my forearm to my elbow and swollen hands and fingers, what is this and treatment?

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 36 years experience
Red bumps and finger: Swelling can mean a lot of things but a common problem on the elbow and extensor surface of the forearmm that can be associated woth sudden finger swelling or knuckle arthritis especially the distal joints near the finger tips is psorasis and psoriatic arthritis. Onset of rashes and joint swelling needs to be evaluated in person by a medical provider.

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