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Arthritis Thumb Knuckle
See an orthopedist: How did you dislocate all these joints? ...Read more
Can be: Numbness and tingling is commonly nerve related, and the ulnar nerve supplies sensation to the small and part of the ring fingers. It can be injured at the elbow, in the forearm, or within the palm. Pain at the elbow / forearm / wrist after a fall can be due to ligamentous or bony injury. Early evaluation which should include xrays in important, preferably by an orthopaedic or hand specialist. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
No the ulnar styloid: Is not directly connected there but if the hand is very swollen froma fracture and the trigger finger was waiting for a reason to become more symptomatioc then the swelling in the hadn could be the tipping point. But a direct cause...Unlikley. Causlality is a tricky issue as we often attribute one problem to another temporally, but you might as well blame a trigger finger on a thunderstorm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Psoriatic arthritis : Typically shows up as distal arthritis with the structure of the joint being very compromised and irregular. We often referred to it as a saw tooth pattern in the joint. When the whole finger is swollen it is more likely a inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis associate it with finger swelling it's call dactylitis ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Follow up: While an avulsion fracture usually heals well on its own with time, if you are still having stiffness two months out, you need to follow up with a hand specialist or orthopedic surgeon for evaluation. Waiting too much longer may prevent anything more from being done to increase your motion. ...Read more
Jammed thumb some pain stiffness and swelling at joint between first metacarpal and bottom of thumb?
Finger spasm fingers snap towards wrist mostly ring finger painful had blood work and xrays shows no arthrtis
I am experiencing wrist pain, popping or snapping sound from joint, wrist weakness, finger weakness, hand pain, finger pain, knee pain, ankle pain...
Be seen: A good medical screening exam would probably be a good place to start; in part screening for a variety of rheumatologist and structural abnormalities of the musculoskeletal system. ...Read more
? Trigger finger: You may have trigger finger. This is characterized by a finger that, when bent and you try to straighten it, gets stuck part way. You then need to use your other hand to straighten it out completely. Luckily, this can be treated with a steroid injection in the palm at the base of the finger at a place called the a1 pulley. Most pcp's don't do this, so you will need to see an orthopedist for this. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Osteoarthritis: Generally speaking there is more pressure on the joints of the lower extremity than the joints on the hands. This "wear and tear" on the joints of the feet contributes to degenerative arthritis or osteoarthritis. With the obesity epidemic we are seeing even more pressure on the joints in the feet. Fortunately we have a number of treatments to address this problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife is suffering from arthritis. She has her thumb knuckles swollen, her back near the lower rib cage and her back knee very pain. What to do?
See details: I have no idea what medical options one has in Nepal. If you are able to see a rheumatologist then do it. Otherwise have a primary care doctor evaluated the issue. ...Read more
Can having part of my pinky finger amputated cause arthritis to develope in my other hand's thumb joint?
Wrist pain so bad i can not move my hand at times, no injury, hurts real bad when pressed on the wrist joint thumb side. I'm thinking arthritis?
Could be arthritis?: Ck with pcp. Does pain go up arm, was there history of trauma?- rule out carpal tunnel. ...Read more
Imhave mild arthritis in right thumb have pain in hand and lowerback pain after sleep and knee pain and fatigue what are these symptom?
Joint pain: It is common to have joint pain upon awakening when people reach their 50-60, fatigue has so many things it can be associated with it would be hard to provide advice without a consult. So.. If these symptoms are becoming more pronounced you should be evaluated ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have sharp pain just below thumb on left hand when i twist wrist in certain way. Could this be arthritis or is it likely to be muscle pain.
Joint pain: Pain in that location could be arthritis. Another possibility is dequervain's tenosynovitis, which is a tendon inflammation often caused by the way your wrist/thumb is extended or flexed against a force. An exam by your doctor can help to narrow down the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes: There are many types of arthritis that can effect your hands. Some causes include, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, and lupus. If you think you may have arthritis get a evaluation so you can get the correct diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's uncommon, but..: If you've had a significant injury including a fracture - especially one that extends into the joint, say of the thumb or the bones in the wrist - there might be the beginning of arthritis development. An xray could help show if there's any arthritis there. Best of luck! ...Read more
Is it possible to get arthritis at the base of the hand, in that area where you catch yourself when you fall?
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See details: Then saw your primary care or a rheumatologist and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more
Hand Exercises: The best hand exercises are to improve and maintain range of motion. Getting a soft rubber ball and squeezing it helps with establishing motion and strengthening. Also getting small objects, such as marbles and picking them up individually works more with fine motor control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: This would depend on the kind of arthritis you have and what you mean about "hand therapy". Many have plain and simple osteoarthritis of the hands and it is painful. Warm parafin baths help. Usually no "hand therapy" needed. Some have rheumatoid arthritis and may need some splinting and other hand therapy and orthopedic treatment by a specialist in hand care. Hope this answered your question? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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