A 20-year-old female asked:
Osteoarthritistis in back and maybe my knee. my proximal finger joint of right index finger is painful x2days. arhritis or infection more likely?
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Rheumatology 55 years experience
Arthritis: At age 20 You're young to have osteoarthritis. In this setting I would suggest you have your physician send you to a rheumatologist. A rheumatologist is a specialist in medical Musculoskeletal problems and would better help define what is going on with you.
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Last updated May 4, 2015
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