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Doctor insights on: Joint Pain In One Hand Causes

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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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What could cause sudden joint pain and swelling in my hands?

What could cause sudden joint pain and swelling in my hands?

Inflammatory disease: If no injury occurred, then any inflammatory disease could cause this, such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout, or a flare of osteoarthritis. Additionally some metabolic diseases such as diabetes or hypothyroid can lead to a similar picture. ...Read more

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Ideas? What medications can cause joint pain in hands?

Ideas? What medications can cause joint pain in hands?

Variety: Almost any medication can cause some form of reaction. I would not hesitate to be seen and go through your medication lost to see if any changes need to be made. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of hand joint pain and stiffness?

Osteoarthritis: Most common cause is just plain old degenerative arthritis.But alos could be an inflammatory arthritis like rheumatoid. Occupational causes are also not unusual like tank truck drivers that have to open valves frequently. ...Read more

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What is something that can cause a red rash on palms, joint pain and stiffness in the hands?

What is something that can cause a red rash on palms, joint pain and stiffness in the hands?

Multiple things: Red rash on palms along with joint pain and stiffness could be due to multiple disorders-you should see a rheumatologist. Keratoderma blennorrhagica, a rash on the palms and soles of the feet, is seen with reactive arthritis. This arthritis is typically associated with eye pain and pain urinating. It can be associated with HIV infection. Chlamydia can also cause rash on palm with hand arthritis. ...Read more

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I have slowly progressive joint pain. Knees, right one makes clicking noise, hands, fingers n now lower back. Becoming crippling. Only 32yrs old.

I have slowly progressive joint pain. Knees, right one makes clicking noise, hands, fingers n now lower back. Becoming crippling. Only 32yrs old.

Evaluation: Hi, I'm sorry to hear this, are you still on Chemotherapy? Sometimes the chemo medication can cause thinning of the bones and Osteoporosis. Please talk to ur PMD for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes joint pain, nerve pain and swelling in fingers, hands and wrists?

Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes joint pain, nerve pain and swelling in fingers, hands and wrists?

I would go: To a rheumatologist near you and have them look into it for you. What to do about it depends on what it is. It's just guesses in this format without more information and an exam. ...Read more

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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

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Severe joint pain in hands/feet morning stiffness numbness. One finger the joint feels like it is sliding back and forth when bending it. What is it?

Severe joint pain in hands/feet morning stiffness numbness. One finger the joint feels like it is sliding back and forth when bending it. What is it?

See your PCP: Severe pain in hands and feet in the morning can indicate an inflammatory condition such as arhritis. The individual finger problem sounds like a tendon issue. The two are not related. A blood test. By your Primary Care doc may anseer the former, a Hand surgeon should evaluate the latter. ...Read more

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Nucynta (tapentadol) ir causes me trouble walking, hallucinations, anxiety. It's not helping my joint pain and now my hands are swollen, what's going on with me?

Nucynta (tapentadol) ir causes me trouble walking, hallucinations, anxiety. It's not helping my joint pain and now my hands are swollen, what's going on with me?

Wrong treatment: You are describing typical side eglffects from nucynta (tapentadol). You should talk to your doctor about your symptoms and changing your medication. You did not mention your diagnosis. It is rare for strong pain medications to be a good treatment for joint pain. If your problem is arthritis you may wnt to consider seeing a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What causes severe joint pain in both hands, knees, and feet? Swelling, reddness, and all of areas are hot to touch, with severe fatigue. Thanks.

What causes severe joint pain in both hands, knees, and feet? Swelling, reddness, and all of areas are hot to touch, with severe fatigue. Thanks.

Rheumatoid Arthritis: At your age it is more likely to be rheumatoid arthritis or another collagen disease like lupus etc. Only way you can find out is by consulting your family physician or a rheumatologist. Need detailed history, physical examination, xrays and/or blood test.Osteoarthritis usually presents at later date and pain and symptoms are limited to the joints only due to degenerative changes in the joints, seemd. ...Read more

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Two fridays ago I took vitamin b complex and amino acids shot. I start feeling a joint pain on my left hand. O didn't think about the shot. The pain it was gone after 3 days. After 7 days I took another shot and it was a really painful one. The next da

Stop taking shots!: Perhaps you are having an allergic or autoimmune response to something in the injections. Each time you do this the response from your body is amplified. This is called an anamnestic response, and could be potentially dangerous. Whatever you are trying to accomplish could probably be done in a much safer fashion with oral supplements. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with accute ebv, can it cause ongoing foot, elbow, knee, and hand joint pain?

I've been diagnosed with accute ebv, can it cause ongoing foot, elbow, knee, and hand joint pain?

EBV: This illness is seldom if ever manifested by acute arthritis and something else is likely to be going on at the same time. Get yourself fully evaluated. Hope this clears up quickly. ...Read more

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14 days Chills, freezing hands & feet, EXTREME fatigue, headache, bad joint pain, muscle ache. One fever spike. No cold SX. What could this be please

14 days Chills, freezing hands & feet, EXTREME fatigue, headache, bad joint pain, muscle ache. One fever spike. No cold SX. What could this be please

May be viral, but...: If only cold hands and feet, that can be due to hormonal imbalances, auto-immune disorders, circulation problems, etc... Raynaud's phenomenon is a symptom caused by constriction of small blood vessels, usually in the fingers and toes, leading to a lack of nutrients and oxygen going to the fingers and toes. A primary care doctor, endocrinologist, or rheumatologist can evaluate. ...Read more

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What besides rheum. Arthr. Could cause joint pain from jaw down to neck-should-elbows- hands-knees-toes plus pain on deep breath, fatigue? Appt sched

What besides rheum. Arthr. Could cause joint pain from jaw down to neck-should-elbows- hands-knees-toes plus pain on deep breath, fatigue? Appt sched

Mitochondrial: Mitochondrial disorders cause multisystem symptoms, including muscle/joint pain, joint swelling, autoimmune disorders like rheum. arthritis, gastrointestinal disorders including dysmotility, significant fatigue progressive during day, signs of dysautonomia such as irregular, slow, or racing heartbeat, marked variation of body temperature, irregular blood pressure; deterioration of vision. ...Read more

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Can Lyme cause sinus tachycardia? Experiencing groin pain, joint pain, particularly hands & feet. RA screen pos, all other RA tests in normal range.

Can Lyme cause sinus tachycardia? Experiencing groin pain, joint pain, particularly hands & feet. RA screen pos, all other RA tests in normal range.

Lyme disease: Lyme disease especially when chronic may affect the heart. Patients can also have neurologic involvement such as a facial nerve or facial droop. Patient is may develop a chronic arthritis. It is reassuring that the test for rheumatoid arthritis is negative. There are newer tests that may be used to rule out any rheumatologic condition. I recommend that you see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Usually just have joint pain. Sle. Recently both arms/hands go numb/tingling. Muscle pain all over body. Severe in arms. Possible causes?

Usually just have joint pain. Sle. Recently both arms/hands go numb/tingling. Muscle pain all over body. Severe in arms. Possible causes?

See your physcian: As this could be related to your sle and it could be progressing to affect peripheral nerves as it sometimes does. This could also lead to raynauds and there will be specific treatments to this as well. Discuss with you physician what acute med options are right for you and to prevent issues with raynauds. ...Read more

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Curious as to what would cause: brain fog, hand tremor, eye twitch, joint pain, acid reflux, lightly bleeding gums, anxiety and impending doom?

Curious as to what would cause: brain fog, hand tremor, eye twitch, joint pain, acid reflux, lightly bleeding gums, anxiety and impending doom?

Too many symptoms: A symptom diary is helpful in such cases. One can write down the symptoms that happen each day, along with the activities that day, the foods eaten (including drinks), and medications taken. Write on a big calendar. Include whether or not the medications help the symptoms. Then a doctor can START with the most bothersome symptoms, as multiple symptoms usually means several visits to the doctor. ...Read more

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I am having intense stabbing joint pain in left thumb from unknown causes. What might it be?

I am having intense stabbing joint pain in left thumb from unknown causes. What might it be?

Several causes: Assuming there is no injury, most common cause of thumb pain is a trigger finger usually associated with a snapping sensation or loss of motion. Carpal tunnel, or arthritis can also cause thumb pain. Needs an evaluation by hand surgeon to properly diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of severe wrist and joint pain?

What are possible causes of severe wrist and joint pain?

Several: Trauma (usually obvious to the patient), infection, rheumatoid arthritis (usually more than one joint), gout (usually just one joint), pseudogout, dequervain's tendinitis, and carpal tunnel syndrome are some possibilities. Other conditions generally cause pain that is not severe. ...Read more

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Causes of persistent reddish purplish color below the cuticle on left pinky and fingertip next to it, gout like joint pain on right side of body?

Causes of persistent reddish purplish color below the cuticle on left pinky and fingertip next to it, gout like joint pain on right side of body?

Don't suspect gout: Doubt gout it would be unusual at your age and even Hippocrates noted that women don't usually get gout until after menopause. Your physician can evaluate you and have you see a rheumatologist. Arthritis in those joints at your age could suggest something like inflammatory arthritis related to psoriasis, but there are other possible causes also. A full evaluation will help answer your question ...Read more

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What can cause short term joint pain in randome joints? Ex.My wrist started hurting out of the blue. 2days ago it was my elbow on the other arm.

What can cause short term joint pain in randome joints? Ex.My wrist started hurting out of the blue. 2days ago it was my elbow on the other arm.

Perhaps several hund: Perhaps several hundred possibilities. If joints also swollen or red or warm to touch or restricted in motion, rheumatic fever and other forms of arthritis need urgent evaluation. ...Read more