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Painful Swollen Joints (Definition)

DEF: if it hurts = PAINFUL, if it is larger than the other = ...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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Hand and finger pain in both hands?

Hand and finger pain in both hands?

May be arthritis: You do not mention if there is joint swelling or local tenderness. Have a rheumatologist evaluate it. ...Read more

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Swollen red knucle with extreme finger pain may have hit on corner of table weds night (remember saying ouch) 58 years old with osteopenia?

Swollen red knucle with extreme finger pain may have hit on corner of table weds night (remember saying ouch) 58 years old with osteopenia?

Get examined: Could be a mallet finger, sattital band rupture (boxer's knuckle), or fracture. But hopefully nothing more than a contusion and/or sprain. Can't be sure without an examination and possibly an x-ray. So see your primary care physician or a hand surgeon for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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Middle finger pain when weighted, like when I do pull-ups or just hanging and the base swollen. I got it after doing repetitive hand-grip exercise.

Middle finger pain when weighted, like when I do pull-ups or just hanging and the base swollen. I got it after doing repetitive hand-grip exercise.

Avoid exercise: You could have a tendinitis on the finger, tendon or ligament injury, or a bony injury (less likely). Rest the finger by avoiding the exercises movements that make you hurt. May apply cold compresses for 15 minutes to the affected digit 2-3 Xday. See what happens. If there is no improvement then you will need to see your doctor and possibly be referred to a sports medicine, ortho/hand specialist ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should I see for hand/finger pain?

What kind of doctor should I see for hand/finger pain?

Finger pain: Start with your PCP, as many common things do not require a specialized treatment, however if there is more detail needed then a hand surgeon ...Read more

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Last thursday I was writing a lot of notes and I got this sudden pain. My wrists still hurts, its redish, pain in palm of hand and finger pain.

Hand pain: Pain and discoloration of the hand after continuous work can be related to repetive stress syndrome. This can include tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, dequervains tendonitis. Give your hand a rest, try some oral anti inflammatories. If symptoms persist get checked out by a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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What can cause severe hand, arm, and finger pain and the veins to pop out?

What can cause severe hand, arm, and finger pain and the veins to pop out?

? DVT? FISTULA?: There are many potential causes for your symptoms but the venous engorgement suggests a vascular etiology. See a physician for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Do lots of computer work. Recent jump in repetitive motion->finger pain, pins needles in arm, tingling in hand, trouble gripping pen. Getting worse.?

Do lots of computer work. Recent jump in repetitive motion->finger pain, pins needles in arm, tingling in hand, trouble gripping pen. Getting worse.?

Repetitive motion: Sounds as though you're developing carpal tunnel syndrome (cts); repetitive wrist motions like keyboarding cause inflammation; nerves (especially the median), & tendons are surrounded by bony tunnel with ligamentous closure; pressure increases on nerve & produces numbness, tingling, weak grasp. Wrist splint may help; ergonomic keyboard; ice, rest, nsaids; if no relief, see orthopedic specialist. ...Read more

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Woke up yesterday with shoulder pain elbow, wrist, and finger pain all on my right side also had numbness and tingling in all areas and hand weakness what could it be?

Woke up yesterday with shoulder pain elbow, wrist, and finger pain all on my right side also had numbness and tingling in all areas and hand weakness what could it be?

Need more info: From the symptoms you describe it sounds line what may be what is commonly called a "pinched nerve" with a radiculopathy (inflammation of a nerve root). Several causes could be age, injury etc. It's like hitting your "funny bone" in your elbow. You might be well served to see an osteopathic physician (D, O,). or an M.D. A D.O. can be found under physicians in the Yellow Pages ...Read more

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I am always dizzy and lightheaded, fast heartbeat. (100 bpm). Left hand finger pain and feet burning sensation. 24 hrs holter days I have 58 bpm?

I am always dizzy and lightheaded, fast heartbeat. (100 bpm). Left hand finger pain and feet burning sensation. 24 hrs holter days I have 58 bpm?

My best guess;: Shooting straight: you need good relationship with your md, a good evaluation by an internist or cardiologist, and then likely mild anxiety treatment wi a med like klonopin (clonazepam). Get your magnesium checked. ...Read more

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I have palm pain, finger pain and finger stiffness connected to a finger on nondominate hand that got kicked into the joint years ago. No pain until repetitive hard gripping. Blood tests, x rays, emg, PT, no diagnosis or swelling. Worse in morning?

I have palm pain, finger pain and finger stiffness connected to a finger on nondominate hand that got kicked into the joint years ago. No pain until repetitive hard gripping. Blood tests, x rays, emg, PT, no diagnosis or swelling. Worse in morning?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. The symptoms you described are suggestive of evolving Dupuytrens contracture. You may consult this site for info:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/dupuytrens-contracture/basics/definition/con-20024378
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I am experiencing wrist pain, popping or snapping sound from joint, wrist weakness, finger weakness, hand pain, finger pain, knee pain, ankle pain...

I am experiencing wrist pain, popping or snapping sound from joint, wrist weakness, finger weakness, hand pain, finger pain, knee pain, ankle pain...

Be seen: A good medical screening exam would probably be a good place to start; in part screening for a variety of rheumatologist and structural abnormalities of the musculoskeletal system. ...Read more

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Finger Pain (Definition)

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