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What could cause chronic white knuckles?

What could cause chronic white knuckles?

Knuckles only : Some possible answers: vitiligo, leucoderma, post traumatic, post inflammatory skin conditions. A dermatologist can help you with this. ...Read more

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Could cracking/pulling your knuckles every minute cause problems?

Could cracking/pulling your knuckles every minute cause problems?

Crack, Pop, Crunch..: Yeah. For everyone around you. It's annoying- and makes you look nervous or uncomfortable. It's like cracking your gum all the time. And yes, it can put chronic strain on the joint capsules and lead to laxity and maybe even some arthritis down the line. Every now and then, OK (like once or twice an hour; or just before a fight). Otherwise knock it off. Try tightly clenching your fists instead. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of severe knuckle pain at night?

What are possible causes of severe knuckle pain at night?

Arthritis: Pain in the joints is often from arthritis. Many patients complain of pain after a day of use, night pain, and morning stiffness. ...Read more

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I have several arthritic knuckles that periodically cause distracting pain. Any home remedies? Stretches, etc.?

I have several arthritic knuckles that periodically cause distracting pain. Any home remedies? Stretches, etc.?

Arthritic knuckles: Try hand exercises by relaxing your hand. Start with your fingers straight and close together. Bend the end and middle joints of your fingers. Keep your wrist and knuckles straight. Moving slowly and smoothly, return your hand to the starting position. Repeat with your other hand. If you can, perform multiple repetitions of this exercise on each hand. Also try anti-inflammatory meds or splinting. ...Read more

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Dry knuckles with very small cuts with scaleyness plus red blotches. What causes this. Its never happened to me before?

Dry knuckles with very small cuts with scaleyness plus red blotches.  What causes this.  Its never happened to me before?

Excessive dry skin: This could simply be excessive dry skin. Moisturizer adequately and see if it improves. If it does not see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Does cracking your knuckles cause arthitis?

Does cracking your knuckles cause arthitis?

No: I read a recent study which confirmed what we all suspected, there is no increased risk of developing hand arthritis with knuckle cracking. ...Read more

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What can cause cracking knuckles and toes over time?

What can cause cracking knuckles and toes over time?

To my knowledge No -: cause has yet been established for it. It also does not result in any longterm ill effects. However having said that, if someone has it in joint, which has been ijnured in the past then it would be better to have that checked out by your orthopd with an xrays to see if there is a loose body or some other cause for it. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I have fluid i believe above my right knuckle its really soft and tender and i don't know why. What can be the cause its not that painful.

I have fluid i believe above my right knuckle its really soft and tender and i don't know why. What can be the cause its not that painful.

Possibly: Inflammation of the joint from arthritis or infection. Should get it checked out by your doctor. An xray may be helpful and ultrasound is often useful to look for fluid, small erosions suggesting arthritis, and increased blood flow to the joint as a result of inflammation. ...Read more