A 19-year-old female asked:
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my finger joints swell so bad. i made 'creak' all the time for 10years. is there any treatment i can do? surgery or any correction?

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Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience Hand Surgery
See a rheumatologist: You need to be evaluated by a rheumatologist for an appropriate diagnosis and probable treatment.
Answered on Nov 1, 2012
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Dr. Gregg Vagner
23 years experience Hand Surgery
Evaluation: At 19 years old, what you are describing is unusual. I am concerned that you could be having some type of rheumatic process or polyarthropathy. I would recommend an evaluation by a hand surgeon or a rheumatologist as soon as possible.
Answered on Sep 2, 2013

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