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Dr. Christopher Henley
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Finger Joint Pain (Overview)

Easily defined as having pain in one or more of the 18 joints found in the fingers. Depending on the definition of finger joint there could be as many as 28 joints.


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What can cause finger/joint pain?

What can cause finger/joint pain?

Finger pain: Tendinitis ( trigger finger) , arthrritis, gout, infalmmatory arthrtiis, sprain or ligament injury, nerve injury, tendon, circulation issues, fracture, joint injury name a tissue type and it can be affected. ...Read more

Dr. Christopher Henley
33 doctors shared insights

Finger Joint Pain (Overview)

Easily defined as having pain in one or more of the 18 joints found in the fingers. Depending on the definition of finger joint there could be as many as 28 joints.


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My wife is sufferin from rist and finger joint pain?

My wife is sufferin from rist and finger joint pain?

Arthritis?: Wrist and finger pain can be due to several causes. Arhtritis, tendinitis, or possible nerve compression. If pain is worse with motion , then arthritis or tendinitis is more likely to be the cause. Morning pain can be due to arthitis. Night time pain or associated numbness or tingling could be due to nerve compression. If pain is getting worse, get it checked out. ...Read more

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Finger joint pain (Tip)

Stretching and flexibility exercises are a big help for joint pain! ...See more

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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

First verify the type of wart you have before deciding on treatment
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If you know it's a wart, use over-the-counter products as labelled.
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If over-the-counter treatments don't work, see a dermatologist
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What are some treatments for finger joint pain?

What are some treatments for finger joint pain?

Rest when it hurts: The most important treatment for any problem is to find the cause & eliminate it. Overuse injuries (typing, texting, manually labor intensive jobs) require rest & good preventive measures. Initially 'rice'; (rest ice, compress & elevate). Long term use high grade omega-3 fatty acids w/ glucosamine & chondroiton as well as making sure vit. D levels are good. Nsaids & analgesics as a last resort. ...Read more

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Middle finger joint pain and some swelling. 47 yr old. Arthritis?

Middle finger joint pain and some swelling. 47 yr old. Arthritis?

Get evaluated: You could have arthritis, you need a correct diagnosis and treatment to prevent your condition from getting worse. ...Read more

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Dr. Caroline Cribari Dr. Cribari
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Finger joint pain (Tip)

With joint pain, do not follow the "no pain, no gain" guideline for activity! you'll just do damage. ...See more

Dr. Joshua Batt Dr. Batt
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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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What can cause finger/joint pain?

Finger pain: Tendinitis ( trigger finger) , arthrritis, gout, infalmmatory arthrtiis, sprain or ligament injury, nerve injury, tendon, circulation issues, fracture, joint injury name a tissue type and it can be affected. ...Read more

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How can I relieve finger joint pain?

How can I relieve finger joint pain?

Nsaids, pt: For pain and stiffness in the fingers, i usually try an NSAID medicine first which usually helps to some degree i have also found that the use of physical therapy especially paraffin treatment helps relieve pain and also can improve range of motion in the fingers. ...Read more

Dr. Harold Peltan Dr. Peltan
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Finger joint pain (Tip)

A slow, gentle warm up can make any activity easier when dealing with joint pain. Don't rush. ...See more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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What causes long term finger/joint pain?

What causes long term finger/joint pain?

Rheumatoid arthritis: Rheumatoid arthritis is a common cause, but many other causes, e.g. Osteo-arthitis, gout, scleroderma, raynauds etc. ...Read more

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What can I do if I have finger joint pain?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

Dr. Harold Peltan Dr. Peltan
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Finger joint pain (Tip)

Do warm up with light cardio and light weights before exercising to reduce joint pain. ...See more

Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask oncologist to refer you to cancer pain specialist
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Ask pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If neuropathy, request trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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My wife is sufferin from rist and finger joint pain?

Arthritis?: Wrist and finger pain can be due to several causes. Arhtritis, tendinitis, or possible nerve compression. If pain is worse with motion , then arthritis or tendinitis is more likely to be the cause. Morning pain can be due to arthitis. Night time pain or associated numbness or tingling could be due to nerve compression. If pain is getting worse, get it checked out. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Finger joint pain?

What is the definition or description of: Finger joint pain?

A lot of joints.: Easily defined as having pain in one or more of the 18 joints found in the fingers. Depending on the definition of finger joint there could be as many as 28 joints. ...Read more

Dr. Marsha Davis Dr. Davis
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Finger joint pain (Tip)

Exercise is the best medicine for joint pain. ...See more

Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Be sure correct diagnosis is made
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Only go to a pain physician trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Keep moving. Do not let pain sideline you. Pain will only get worse.
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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more