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My fingers are swollen and blisters forming around the joint, what could cause this?

My fingers are swollen and blisters forming around the joint, what could cause this?

Many: Please see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment because there could be many causes for this. ...Read more

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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My 11yof has a small group of blisters on her pinky finger and toevwith swelling around the joint, red, painful and hot to the touch?

My 11yof has a small group of blisters on her pinky finger and toevwith swelling around the joint, red, painful and hot to the touch?

See her doctor: Swelling, redness, pain & warmth are all signs of infection. Without examining your daughter and seeing the rash, it's very difficult to make a specific diagnosis. Considering you noted several signs of infection, she should be seen by her pediatrician as soon as possible, as she may need a Rx for antibiotics. ...Read more

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My fingers are dry at the tip back to first joint. They blister n some are numb. I have been told exemia? ? Not sure. Painful blisters puss filled...

My fingers are dry at the tip back to first joint. They blister n some are numb. I have been told exemia? ? Not sure. Painful blisters puss filled...

Dyshidrotic Eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a type of eczema (dermatitis) of unknown cause that is characterized by a pruritic vesicular eruption on the fingers, palms, and soles. The condition affects teenagers and adults and may be acute, recurrent, or chronic. A more appropriate term for this vesicular eruption is pompholyx, which means bubble. The clinical course of dyshidrotic eczema can range of mild to severe. ...Read more

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I get 1-2 small red blister-like bumps on my hands when stressed, usu. In finger joints. Currently have around 30, some in clusters. What should I do?

I get 1-2 small red blister-like bumps on my hands when stressed, usu. In finger joints. Currently have around 30, some in clusters. What should I do?

Eczema: Dyshidrosis, also known as dyshidrotic eczema or pompholyx, is an uncommon skin condition in which very small, fluid-filled blisters appear on the palms of your hands and the sides of your fingers. The soles of your feet also can be affected. ...Read more

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I have LCH in bone marrow and stomach poss abdo. Blisters started on hands which are sore. Joints are swollen in fingers is this related to LCH?

I have LCH in bone marrow and stomach poss abdo. Blisters started on hands which are sore. Joints are swollen in fingers is this related to LCH?

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH): If you mean Langerhans cell histiocytosis this is a uncommon problem. There can be bone invovlmeent as you know. I am not certain the swollen fingers are related to LCH and would suggest your physician have you see a rheumatologist. There may be another explanation ...Read more

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How rare is it for someone to have double jointed fingers unless marphans?

How rare is it for someone to have double jointed fingers unless marphans?

Marfans is linked to: Joint instabilty but there are many similar diseases yhat lead to joint instability. Many younger (non marfanoid) have joint looseness that they also grow out of. ...Read more

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What might the bump in the joint of my finger be?

What might the bump in the joint of my finger be?

Possibly ganglion: I have seen this with tumors though and should be examined by your doc. Giant ceel tumor comes to mind. ...Read more

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Nodules on top of finger joints, what could this be?

Peri: Chondral cysts, or rheumatoid nodules, or oa, or reticular histiocytosis. Among others. ...Read more

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My finger joints lock?

My finger joints lock?

Trigger finger: Respond to ice if it is painful and swollen in the palm. Midl heat if it is stiff and locking without swelling, massage of the palm, topical anitinflammatorires placed in the palm and gentle not forceful range of motion, How ever the clincal presentation or severity of trigger finger varies a lot i.e. they are not all the same. If one tries these and fails see a hand doctor ...Read more

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Blisters between my toes and fingers?

See a podiatrist: It could be athlete's foot, and your podiatrist can help recommend the best treatment for it. ...Read more

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How do you treat finger joint stiffness?

How do you treat finger joint stiffness?

Therapy: Depending upon the cause of the stiffness, you might need to see an occupational therapist. They work with problems of the hand. You might have a trigger finger, arthritis, dupuytren's contracture or joint inflammation. See a board certified orthopedic hand surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How can you tend a swollen finger joint?

How can you tend a swollen finger joint?

Get it evaluated: You really need to have it evaluated to determine the cause and the treatment options. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Should I pop a burn blister on my finger?

Blisters are: Typically sterile, so I suggest you don't pop it as you can then introduce infection. You can use aluminus acetate soaks to dry out the blister. ...Read more

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How can one treat a swollen finger joint?

How can one treat a swollen finger joint?

It depends: First, your doctor needs to diagnose what is causing the swelling. There can be many causes and each one requires a different treatment. If it is caused by arthritis, anti-inflammants may be prescribed. If it is an infection, antibiotics. If it is from trauma; rest. You get the picture. Get a diagnosis first and then the treatment is prescribed. ...Read more

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Treatment for finger joints inflammation?

Treatment for finger joints inflammation?

See your doctor: Best to see a primary care doctor or a rheumatologist so that they can hear your full story and so they can ask you pertinent questions and examine you. That way, they can help you figure out what is going on. There are may different possibilities that can be causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

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