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What exactly is mcp joint in the hand?

What exactly is mcp joint in the hand?

Knuckle: The mcp joint is the metacarpal (hand bones) phalangeal (finger bones) joint. ...Read more

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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I'm missing an mcp joint (i think that's what it's called, its the bump below your thumb) on my right hand. What can I do?

I'm missing an mcp joint (i think that's what it's called, its the bump below your thumb) on my right hand. What can I do?

Is it arthritis: The joint wears out, especially in women. If it is painful, see an orthopedist to learn if surgery is needed. ...Read more

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Moderate to severe pain in 2nd and 3rd posterior MCP joints on dominant hand. Pain worse with adduction and extension of fingers. Cause?

Moderate to severe pain in 2nd and 3rd posterior MCP joints on dominant hand.  Pain worse with adduction and extension of fingers.  Cause?

Recommendations : Need to know more about your condition, like swelling or redness, history of trauma or overuse your hand professionally, history of involvement other joint before and so on. But anyway try now Motrin or Advil 400mg 3-4 times a day and some joint cream and rest for your hand./fingers for 2 weeks. Hope it will be better. ...Read more

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A radial collateral ligament reconstruction of the MCP joint in my left thumb. Will my thumb ever open up? Or am I limited to the way my hand was cast

A radial collateral ligament reconstruction of the MCP joint in my left thumb. Will my thumb ever open up? Or am I limited to the way my hand was cast

Unfortunately this-: -requires immobilization , & may or in Ur case did lead 2 some arthrofibrosis. This is due 2 3 things. The original injury, the invasive procedure & the post op immobilization . The cast is 4 immob. & Ur thumb should B mobile when it is removed, not stay in the same position. If U R just out of Ur cast, PT should help U attain motion. ...Read more

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What can cause blue hand joints?

What can cause blue hand joints?

Raynaud's: Disease or syndrome is one entity that can do this. This is more common in cold weather it is a vasospasm of the small blood vessles of the digits. ...Read more

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What can I do for joint pains in both hands?

Joint pain: Have you been diagnosed with arthritis? I would see your physician for appropriate treatment for you. ...Read more

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What causes random sharp pains in hand joints?

What causes random sharp pains in hand joints?

See below: These are symtoms that need to be evaluated thoroughly your physician. He/she will be able to discuss his/her findings and suggest a plan. ...Read more

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Pain in hand & finger & nuckle joints?

Pain in hand & finger & nuckle joints?

Because of the #....: Because of the number of joints involved, you need to see a rheumatologist to exclude inflammatory arthritis! talk to your pcp first! ...Read more

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Why does regular use cause larger joints in your hands?

Adaptation: Regular use cause enlargement or hypertrophy of whatever extremity is being used. This is a normal response. Popping your knuckles does not cause larger joints. ...Read more