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Doctor insights on: Knots On Joints Of Finger

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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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Knot coming up on inside of hand on middle finger joint painful help?

Knot coming up on inside of hand on middle finger joint painful help?

Probably a ganglion : Cyst. Typically come from a joint. Can be very painful. Most hand bumps are benign. Typically can be aspirated with a needle and decompressed or otherwise surgical excised. Used to call them bible beater lesions because the biggest book on the house was the bible and by smacking it with the 'good book' caused them to rupture. I do not recommend this though. See an orthopaedist. ...Read more

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What does pain in finger joints mean?

What does pain in finger joints mean?

Joint pain: Pain in the joints of the fingers may be from overuse sprain or actual inflammatory arthritis. The latter may have associated tenderness and swelling. A rheumatologist or a hand surgeon are best qualified to evaluate chronic finger joint pain. ...Read more

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What are the knobs on my finger joints?

What are the knobs on my finger joints?

Could be a few thing: 40 yrs is a bit young for oa... But here's a start: http://www.Cedars-sinai.Edu/patients/health-conditions/osteoarthritis.Aspx. ...Read more

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Can you answer, is double jointed fingers a bad thing?

Can you answer, is double jointed fingers a bad thing?

Double jointed : Being double jointed usually means that you have extra flexibility in your joints. It is not a bad thing. ...Read more

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Is in uncommmon to have every one of your fingers double jointed?

Is in uncommmon to have every one of your fingers double jointed?

Very common: It is called ligamentous laxity. It is normal and typically does not cause any problems. ...Read more