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A 52-year-old female asked:

The knuckle to the tip of my index finger is tingly and knuckle is very sore to touch.. a little swollen but have had no trauma to it?

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
46 years experience
Finger arthritis: This sounds like acute arthritis. Is it red? This could be gout, but is not typical; could be beginning of an arthritis syndrome, such as RA, but also unusual. Could be an infectious reaction to something you have encountered, but also not typical; any strain from overuse?
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