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Can hep c cause joint pain & swollen joint in my fingers hands ?

Can hep c cause joint pain & swollen joint in my fingers hands ?

Yes: This is one of many possible complications of hepatitis c, but can also be caused by an unrelated form of arthritis. Rheumatologic evaluation will be helpful. ...Read more

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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The little finger of my right hand is swollen in the middle at the joint area and aches, why is this?

The little finger of my right hand is swollen in the middle at the joint area and aches, why is this?

Probably a sprain: Sprains of the hand, especially sprains of the small joints of the fingers, are typically stiff, swollen and sore for a number of months-it sometimes takes a year or more for the soreness to go away, and sometimes the swelling can be permanent. It is a good idea to get a sprain evaluated early to make sure nothing else is going on and to completely understand the condition. See a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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I recently jammed my hand against a surface. Joint at base of middle finger sore and stiff and slightly swollen. Bends ok.What is this? Treatment?

I recently jammed my hand against a surface.  Joint at base of middle finger sore and stiff and slightly swollen. Bends ok.What is this?  Treatment?

Sprain vs fracture: You either sprained the finger ( tendon injury) or fractured the bone. You need to see a physician to evaluate it to see if an x-ray is needed. For now you can ice it. You can also take Ibuprofen to help pain and swelling as long as you do not have a history of a stomach ulcer, kidney or liver disease, or high blood pressure. It is more likely sprained but get it checked. ...Read more

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Fingers (middle & pinky are worse) of r hand swollen & little numb; no pain; sudden onset-no contributing factors; health hx: celiac; 20 y/o f; help?

Fingers (middle & pinky are worse) of r hand swollen & little numb; no pain; sudden onset-no contributing factors; health hx: celiac; 20 y/o f; help?

Other factors: Food sensitivities other than gluten can be an issue. Consider an anti inflammatory diet rich in vegetables, herbs and spices, lower in fat, and avoiding sugar. Consider an elimination diet. www.wholelifenutrition.net. ...Read more

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I have a swollen joint 3 years after jamming my finger, what should I do?

I have a swollen joint 3 years after jamming my finger, what should I do?

X-ray, exam: Start by getting a diagnosis, which will start with physical examination and x-rays. The treatment will depend on a lot of factors such as the severity of the problem, the anatomy of the situation and the treatments you have already tried. ...Read more

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I have tingly disconfort aching joints in hands and feet throbbing muscular feeling and general anxios feeling what's wrong with me?

I have tingly disconfort aching joints in hands and feet throbbing muscular feeling and general anxios feeling what's wrong with me?

This could be: This could be a number of things but the joint and muscle symptoms could have nothing to do with the anxiety symptoms. It is best to get these symptoms all checked. ...Read more

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Hand swollen/painful 4 wks in between thumb and finger. no injury. swelling and pain are spreading and increasing. what could it be?

Hand swollen/painful 4 wks in between thumb and finger. no injury. swelling and pain are spreading and increasing. what could it be?

Swelling causality: The symptoms you describe in the face of no known injury best describe an infectious or autoimmune process. With the acceleration you describe, you should see your doctor as soon as possible as a firm diagnosis and start of treatment as quickly as possible is very important. ...Read more

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Hit my hand swollen fingers slightly bruising hand and wrist after 3 days and swollen hand?

Hit my hand swollen fingers slightly bruising hand and wrist after 3 days and swollen hand?

Have it evaluated: Did you injure the hand or did the swelling and bruising occur without trauma? If any event, you need to have the hand evaluated. ...Read more

Hand Swelling (Definition)

What you injured depends on where you stabbed your finger. Regardless, you should apply pressure to the finger to stop the bleeding, but avoid strangulating the finger. Best to seek immediate medical attention to determine ...Read more


Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Joint Swelling (Definition)

Joint swelling is a clinical finding in which there is swelling at a joint (which is where two bones meet). This can occur with injury, arthritis, infection, ...Read more