Florence, SC
A 36-year-old female asked:

Middle finger hurts to bend & straighten tender from middle knuckle to center of palm. when resting it stiffens & its swollen. don't remember injuring it. woke up to the pain 2 days ago. what could it be & what should i do?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Tendinitis from over use injury would be my first guess. Review wt yo do with that finger. Show and discuss with your Dr. or koi out VPC and consult with us.
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