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Knots and pain on fingers between joints?

Knots and pain on fingers between joints?

See rheumatologist: May be arthritis nodules or gouty nodules...... ...Read more

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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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The joints of my fingers are suddenly stiff and inflamed, what could have caused this?

The joints of my fingers are suddenly stiff and inflamed, what could have caused this?

More info?: Need more information. More questions: both hands? Any redness? Any trauma? Any history of rheumatoid arthritis? Any history of osteoarthritis? Fever? Recent respiratory or GI infection? ...Read more

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What are the really thick bulges at the joints of old people's fingers?

What are the really thick bulges at the joints of old people's fingers?

Osteophytes: You are probably referring to heberden's and bouchard's nodes. These typically present as two bumps on side of the finger joints. They are extra bone forming in response to wear and tear stress. ...Read more

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How rare is it for someone to have double jointed fingers unless marphans?

How rare is it for someone to have double jointed fingers unless marphans?

Many reasons: Hypermobility generally results from one or more of the following:misaligned joints, abnormally shaped ends of one or more bones at a joint , type 1 collagen or other connective tissue defect (found in ehlers-danlos syndrome, abnormal joint proprioception (an impaired ability to determine where in space parts of the body are, and how stretched a joint. ...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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My fingers have lost power and i find opening and holding things painful and hard what is wrong joints are painful and get stiff?

My fingers have lost power and i find opening and holding things painful and hard what is wrong joints are painful and get stiff?

You need a diagnosis: You need to have your physician evaluate you and decide if you need to see a Rheumatologist. The correct diagnosis is important to help advise you. ...Read more

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