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Bruising In Finger Joints
Possible fracture?: Or perhaps a sprain. It would be useful to understand the mechanism of injury, e.g. Sports injury? Other mechanism? A physical exam with a generalist who does family medicine or if you can afford it, an orthopedist who specializes in hand injuries is your best best for a diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Hope it heals quickly and you get back to doing what you love as soon as possible! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More information: Would need more information. Was there an injury? If so then you may have dramas ged bone or soft tissue structures in the finger. If no injury, then arthritic, inflammatory, and even infectious causes are possible. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a rheumatologist: If the pain is significant a rheumatologist should evaluate the problem. ...Read more
Hand is a 9 for pain in knuckles index to middle to ring fingers. Swelling in knuckles pain in wrist?
Inflammatory arthrit: Take Tylenol (acetaminophen) Arthritis for relief. But more importantly see a good rheumatologist. New onset inflammatory arthritis is possible. Need to check for markers (labs). There are various types of arthritis only an experienced doc can differentiate and indicate the specific treatment. ...Read more
Possibly fractured: It's hard to tell without more information. However, if you injured your wrist and not your fingers, black and blue and swelling can be a sign of a fracture. The bruising is from blood seeping down from the injured area, and a fracture is very likely to cause this situation. It is worth having it checked, since some fractures of the wrist do better when treated early. ...Read more
Jammed thumb some pain stiffness and swelling at joint between first metacarpal and bottom of thumb?
Numbness in thumb, middle and index finger, sharp pains when grasping, stiffness and swelling in wrist, gets worse with time. Carpal tunnel?
Injured toe joint in soccer limited ROM little swelling and bruising, minor pain worsened with movement and weight bearing, toe now hurts when clicks?
Which toe?: We don't get too concerned about injuries to the little toe because it's just not that important. The big toe however is a different story. Your description sounds like the pain is fairly minor. Usually a broken bone results in a lot of swelling + a lot of pain. It would be safe to watch and wait for a few days. If it's getting better then it's likely a soft tissue injury which will heal in time. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Red knuckles along with pain and mild swelling in index and middle fingers. Both hands. Joint pain in shoulders, knees, and feet with no redness.
Most people with RA: Joint swelling of the fingers is seen early in the course of RA in the majority of patients. The knuckles are tender to the touch and there is soft tissue swelling around the knuckles causing limited motion and stiffness. This can progess to puffy swelling of the whole hand. Warm compresses and simple hand exercises can reduce swelling. Isotoner gloves worn overnight reduce swelling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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