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A 42-year-old male asked:

One or more fingertips become swollen, red, and painful and then alternate in the other hand the other day, other fingers, etc. sometimes symmetrical. sometimes palms swell. also symmetrical wrist, elbow and shoulder pain too?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. You may have Raynaud's disease and it would be prudent to see a doctor, preferably a rheumatologist. Wish you good health!
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