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Causes Of Swollen Knuckles
What could be causing severely painful and swollen finger knuckles and joints, along with hard lumps on hands?
Dupuytrens can: have lumps on the palm with swollen knuckles that get stiff, the lumps and swollen knuckles often involve the skin too in one continuous mass of tissue. Inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or gout can also be associated wot bumps and swollen joints. Rheum arthitis feels soft and "boggy" while gouty noodles or so called tophi are hard ...Read more
What causes swollen knuckles?And hands?Been a few weeks now,no pain,but is uncomfortable.Could it be arthritis without pain?Must I see Dr immediately?
I dont know what caused it but my index finger hurts around the nailnthe cuticle to the first knuckle is red and swollen what do i do to make it bette?
Paronychia is the: term for an infection that develops along the edge of the fingernail or toenail. Try warm soaks for 15 minutes in a 50% solution of antibacterial soap in water. Do this three or four times a day. Paronychia is usually caused by common skin bacteria entering the skin around the nail that has been damaged by dishwashing, other irritants, or finger sucking. If it does not improve, see your doctor. ...Read more
Was there: any trauma? More information is needed. It is unusual to have a single knuckle (finger JOINT) enlargement without trauma..(arthritic disorders usually invlove multiple joints. In any case you need to have an xray and your PCP (Primary Care Provider) can order this and proceed from the results! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Banged my knuckle 4 months ago. Cut healed, but knuckle is stiff, weak, hurts constantly but not swollen. Broken? Thanks
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