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A 55-year-old female asked:

My right index finger is swollen and painful at the joint closest to the palm. i had cut that area about a month prior but it healed. other hand ok.

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 30 years experience
Go see doc: It sounds like you have an infection and need to be on antibiotics. They can evaluate and see if this is correct or if there is something else wrong. You don't want to wait for this to get worse.
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