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Finger Inflammation Causes
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
What cause inflammation in your body? Have n my back, finger/hand, knee. Seems I get better then it returns somewhere else.
Arthritis: You should be assessed and have lab work and X-rays to sort out your diagnosis. Check your family history. All the best and once it's figured out hopefully your pain can be treated. ...Read more
Good morning Doctor, I am wondering what is the root cause of swelling in my fingers and toes? The inflammation often moves around and I wake up to it
Inflammation: Would definitely suggest seeing your physician as soon as possible. If the swelling results in significant stiffness in am, non- specific inflammation is most likely the cause. While some of the conditions are self limited, some others are not and diagnosing them as early as possible will be critical. ...Read more
See your doctor: Best to see a primary care doctor or a rheumatologist so that they can hear your full story and so they can ask you pertinent questions and examine you. That way, they can help you figure out what is going on. There are may different possibilities that can be causing your symptoms. ...Read more
I have cut green chilies with bare hands and now I m having inflammation in fingers since last 3 hrs. Have tried everything but no help. Pls advise?
Milk or Ranch: You could rub with ranch dressing or milk to help with the symptoms. It may take some time for it to completely go away. Avoid rubbing your hands on your eyes or face or anywhere else. ...Read more
After 1st intercourse heard that I must inter mmy fingers in the shower and clean well deep to prevent inflammations if not what 2do after losing it?
Say What?: You do not need to insert your fingers in your vagina after intercourse and clean well, even the first time. ...Read more
Dr says have trigger finger & sacroiliitis. I'm on inflammation med and muscle relaxer. Exercise for back and ice for finger. What's next step?
Second opinion?: 36yo female with chronic low back pain was told "sacroiliitis", which indicates inflammation, requires SPECT scan to diagnose & which is uncommon. More likely: sacroiliac joint hypermobility disorder & pain generated by injured ligaments, cause of 15-30% cases of chronic low back pain &, as med lit. Reports, not detected by any imaging studies. See an Osteopath for proper differential diagnosis. ...Read more
My sister is suffering from a disease causing inflammation in both legs and no sensation in fingers? Who should I consult in india?
Inflammation: Both your family doctor & a neurologist. ...Read more
I hurt my ring vinger (top joint) and looks like inflammation. Quite painful, like playing tennis (e.g. gripping racket) and finger cant 'make fist'?
There is not much: We can offer you over the internet. You need to have the finger examined by a health care professional to be able to diagnose and treat the problem. Make an appointment today. ...Read more
Which is more harmful: pain on the joints or inflammation? I have RA is there any safe exercise for hands and fingers?
Fingers ache I'm a cashier n I'm posting buttons lifting all day n my hip has inflammation could this be because I'm on my feet all day?
Huge # Possibilities: As integrated Soul↔Mind↔Brain↔Body creatures, millions of orders brain to body/second with similar feedback, the possibilities are huge. Most Docs&public citizens only think body mechanic & miss major issues/causes. "Inflammation" more a marketing term than knowledge/understanding. Do you hate your job, are your doing this job rather than something you wish for? Likely far more relevant/controling ...Read more
How to recover from Ulnar claw with stiff little/ring Fingers and no inflammation? No pain in muscles. No stiff hand muscles. Cold in shoulders help.
Is Leftose (Lysozyme HCL) suitable for inflammation at finger along nail margin? Applying Fucicort (Fusidic acid & Betamethasone).
Medication: Do not apply medication without a prescription from your doctor!!! ...Read more
Crp showed high inflammation fingers /thumbs hurt and stiff after activities major joints hurt. Taking mobic (meloxicam) family history of RA knotts on thumbs ra?
I have inflammation on my toes on my right foot. Joint pain on my shoulder, fingers, & wrist every morning. What do I do?
Which is better: Naproxen or Voltaren (diclofenac) for trigger finger (thumb) treatment? Want least side effects but effective inflammation treatment.
Naproxen v Voltaren (diclofenac): That's like asking if Batman is better than Superman! Both Naproxen & Voltaren (diclofenac) are NSAIDs. For that matter, so is Ibuprofen. It's just that Naproxen & Ibuprofen are available w/o prescription in States whereas Voltaren (diclofenac) requires prescription. Because they're all NSAIDs, they function exactly the same. For each drug, risk & benefit varies depending upon dose. In the end, only you can decide which 4u ...Read more
Why does my right hand middle finger go numb with a bruise line on the underside? Could it be related to previous shoulder surgery (bone spur and inflammation removed)?
See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Sm cluster of bumpy blisters appeared on palm. Over 2 days skin tenderness, inflammation and joint pain spread from fingers to elbow and now shoulder?
See details: Then see your primary care or a dermatologist and have it evaluated. ...Read more
Right side of face swollen and numb, cold, threads in eyes, scabs in nose, swollen itchy scalp scabs and inflammation, swollen fingers&toes 19 f white?
Vague: Your symptoms are nonspecific and without a thorough history and physical, perhaps even some lab testing, it would be difficult to conclude what could be amiss. Time to follow up with a doctor! All the best! ...Read more
I hurt my ring finger when I fell. It feels dislocated. Little inflamation. I can't close or open fully. What do I do to help? Could it fractured etc?
Possible: It's certainly possible that you may have sustained a fracture (broken bone) when you fell - x-rays will show this. A dislocation is usually not subtle - in most cases the joint will be obviously out of place. Loss of range of motion is very common after finger injuries - even just sprains. It's very important to restore that range of motion, so see a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more
I have a positive rheumatoid factor of 69 with no inflamation but I have nodules on my fingers and a swollen knee joint, what could this be?
Allergic reactions: Hives & angioedema (deep tissue inflammation) are most often caused by things ingested (like foods & medicines), stinging insects, and latex allergy. They can also be caused by an underlying condition such as an autoimmune condition or blood disorder. Sometimes they result from direct physical activation of the skin such with exercise & cold. In many cases the cause is difficult to pinpoint. ...Read more
Not just plaque:
Periodontitis as a manifestation of systemic diseases often begins at a young age. Systemic conditions such as heart disease, respiratory disease, and diabetes are associated with this form of periodontitis.
Necrotizing periodontal disease is an infection characterized by necrosis of gingival tissues, periodontal ligament and alveolar bone. These lesions are most commonly observed in individuals w. ...Read more