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Bruised Finger Joints
A dark bruise sometimes forms at one of my finger joints with no apparent cause. Sometimes, it's painful. It's always disconcerting. What's going on?
More details needed: To have bruise on the top of the finger must have reason, please describe it with more details? The size who long it take to go away any pain with it, have any other problems health wise. ...Read more
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
My finger joints have started causing me so much pain when i try to bend them, they feel so bruised, what could be causing this?
Arthritis: Would be a common cause. A rheumatologist can often help figure this out. ...Read more
Middle finger has purple bruise in middle where the joint is and pains when is bent. been 2 days. hit by cricket ball while catching?
Need exam and x-ray: Possibilities include fracture, sprain of ligaments, partial or complete detachment of a ligament etc. It's important to be examined by a physician to see if there is any evidence for joint instability. Some injuries to the finger can result in a deformity if not treated properly. ...Read more
I had a sudden stinging in my top right index finger joint. Now it's bruised and hurts. I did not hit it on anything, any ideas?
Arthropod?: Have you been bitten by a bug? Have you touched anything which might be toxic and to which you might react? If this turns red, hot, remains tender or increases in size or changes begin to involve any other part of the hand go to an er and see a docror asap. Otherwise, relax and think about things that may have caused this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain on inside of my right knee. If i poke my finger right between the joint it feels like a bruise. It is a nagging pain when walking?
? Meniscus: The location of your pain and tenderness suggest a possible meniscus( cartilage ) tear.The medial meniscus can cause pain w/ walking and may worsen w/ turning , twisting , pivoting or squatting. The meniscus acts as a ' shock absorber ' or cushion between your tibia and femur and does not heal once torn. See your board certified orthopedic surgeon for exam and definitive diagnosis. Gl! ...Read more
I am an avid rock climber. I have a bruised and swollen middle joint on my middle finger. What are the possible connective tissue injuries/treatments?
Rest: Rock climbing puts a lot of stress on the small tendons and joints in the hand. We really weren't designed to hang by our finger tips. The swelling and bruising is a sign of overuse or strain. I would recommend that you rest the hands until they feel better. This could take a few weeks! if the pain returns as soon as you start climbing again, see a hand surgeon. ...Read more
On family trip 10 yr old hurt finger basketball joint @tip is bruised and hurts went 2 er 8 hr wait & dirty bought a splint can wait 2 Monday see r dr?
Cannot say ok 2 wait: would need to see in person. if you were worried enough to go to ER in first place, probably not a good idea to wait. ER waits can be long and that is frustrating. ...Read more
My question earlier on my finger at the first joint my finger looks like it's bruised and it swelled a little hurts a bit is it broken blood vessel?
Your description is: Consistent with a broken blood vessle.Get a more detailed answer ›
Bruises in my arms and legs. Tongue has ulcers that dont cure. Pain in joints, fingers and feet. Immflamation pelvic area, legs C3 11.69 C4 normal.
Arthritis , bruising: I Recommanded an evaluation by a Theumatologist for evaluation and treatment . Further testing may be needed . Take care . ...Read more
The joint in my big finger hurts after a fall, there is no swelling or bruising, I can move it normally, is it a sprain? What should I do?
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