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Arthritis: Hi. Several autoimmune arthritis's get worse at night and are worse upon waking, then get better during the course of the day, only to repeat the cycle the next night. These include psoriatic arthritis (do you have psoriasis?) and rheumatoid arthritis. See your doc; you may need a referral to a rheumatologist. Good luck! ...Read more
23\f What could be the cause of aching hands and finger pain in both hands ? No swelling. I have also been having twitches everywhere for a month.
Neuropathy.: The combination of pain in your hands and feet, accompanied by the twitching, is most consistent with a peripheral neuropathy, or a degenerative process of the nerve going to your hands and feet. You see this with diabetes, but we also see it without diabetes. Some of these neuropathies, can be progressive and disabling, but many of them are treatable. I would see a neurologist. ...Read more
I live in sanfrancisco. I am now visiting new england and the humidity is high. Suddenly my fingers ache and it feels arthritic. Humidity the cause?
Possibly yes: That's a good thought :) many people with mild arthritis can tell you when it will rain, snow, etc a few days before. The change in humidity and air pressure as weather systems come and go often cause joint pains. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil is often enough to control this. If it doesn't improve, worsens, or you get other symptoms (rash, fevers, etc) follow up with your doctor. ...Read more