A 28-year-old female asked:
I have sudden onset knuckle pain in one of my fingers. i didn't do anything to cause trauma. should i see my doc to out rule infection?
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Rheumatology 54 years experience
See details: If there is not considerable redness, swelling and tenderness, infection is very unlikely. However, there are numerous causes for this issue. Have your doctor evaluate the issue.
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