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Dr. Jeffrey Fitzthum
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Finger Pain (Definition)

definition is a FINGER that hurts -if concerned see ...Read more


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Why do I have knuckle pain in pinky finger?

Why do I have knuckle pain in pinky finger?

Arthritis?: Joint pain most commonly is from arthritis. You can also have pain around the joint at the base of your finger from a tendonitis. ...Read more

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Swollen middle finger, pain on my knuckle. Should I ice it?

Swollen middle finger, pain on my knuckle. Should I ice it?

Initially yes: If your problem is acute ice is the way to go you might also try advil (ibuprofen) r naprosin after 24hrs heat may help if pain persist.... See your hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Woke up with pain in knuckles below index finger/pain in finger. Have been playing video games a lot. Now swollen/painful can't bend or fully extend?

Woke up with pain in knuckles below index finger/pain in finger. Have been playing video games a lot. Now swollen/painful can't bend or fully extend?

Video triggerfinger?: It is possible you've developed the disease of young people in the 21st century (trigger finger caused by TOO MUCH video gaming). But to be sure there are other things that could cause pain and swelling in your finger so if after icing, Motrin for 3 days, and NO video games you're not better an examination would be in order. Questions? Write me: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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Why do I have knuckle pain in pinky finger? It is very tender near my knuckle. Hard to make a fist at times.

Variety of reasons: This can be the joint, the tendon, the ligament there are a variety of structures there. The most common reason is arthritis but we need more information. You can try wax paraffin bathes, isotonet gloves for comfort . Ask you physician what is safe for you to take ...Read more

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I have sharp pain in the side of my index finger, below knuckle. Pain comes and goes in waves. No redness or swelling. I did not injure it.

Could be arthritis : Arthritis pain is not uncommon for getting in the 40s… Especially if you have been used to hard work… This may also indicate a nerve irritation which may be in directly caused by arthritis fo arthritis pain is not uncommon for getting in the 40s… Especially if you have been used to hard work… This may also indicate a nerve irritation which may be in directly caused by arthritis spur. ...Read more

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Middle finger knuckle pain when straightened, hard bony lump on knuckle when bent, sometimes warm to the touch. What could this be?

Middle finger knuckle pain when straightened, hard bony lump on knuckle when bent, sometimes warm to the touch. What could this be?

Possibly arthritis: Common causes for what you're describing could be arthritis or gout. See a hand surgeon who can examine you and get an x-ray to see how to proceed. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have sudden onset knuckle pain in one of my fingers. I didn't do anything to cause trauma. Should i see my doc to out rule infection?

I have sudden onset knuckle pain in one of my fingers. I didn't do anything to cause trauma. Should i see my doc to out rule infection?

See details: If there is not considerable redness, swelling and tenderness, infection is very unlikely. However, there are numerous causes for this issue. Have your doctor evaluate the issue. ...Read more

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My husband played bball got an injury to left hand fourth finger. Pain on the outside of knuckle. Have had jammed finger b4 but not now. Help please?

Fractures: Can be minor but there are some that need surgery especially if the joint is not lined up, sprains are ligament injuries and the finger hours are prone to these too in a basketball scenario often these are partial but i'f it is a complete ligament tear trwatment is more complex an evaluation and an x-ray can help to differentiate these injuries if you need care a gand surgeon is a good place. ...Read more

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