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A 44-year-old male asked:

Woke up w/swollen index finger. range of motion is limited. still swollen 2 days later. this happens several times a year to other fingers. cause??

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Swollen joint-see MD: There are many reasons a joint can become swollen, injury, infection, and major diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, to name a few! Since this has happened in other joints, this may be a disease that involves multiple joints. Please see a doc and get it sorted out. The treatment for serious several types of serious arthritis are excellent now and delay permanent joint crippling often.
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 40 years experience
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Thanks for the Thank You note! It was kind of you to send it. I hope you get the care you need and are soon better.
Apr 18, 2018
Last updated Apr 18, 2018


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