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Knuckle Pain Stiffness
About four days ago, i punched something. Now, the 4th and 5th knuckles still appear larger than normal with some stiffness and pain with pressure. Is it possible that theymight be broken?
Fracture Metacarapal: We call them boxers fractures, a "boxer's fracture" occurs as a result of axial loading of the 4th and/or 5th transverse neck of the metacarpal bone secondary to an indirect force such as striking an object with a closed fist ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have pain and stiffness in my hands, particularly the left one. The pain is mostly in the knuckles and back of the hand. Also 6 months ago.?
Possibly arthritis: Stiffness, pain, and swelling are the classic signs of arthritis. I recommend an evaluation by a rheumatologist or orthopedic surgeon. Examination and x-rays, and possibly blood tests may be necessary to confirm. Potential treatments include therapy, bracing or splinting, and arthritis medicines, such as nsaids, which include Ibuprofen and celebrex. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I constantly crack my fingers and knuckles, I have been, since my early teens, I am now 39. Recently I have noticed stiffness & pain. Is this bad?
Fell catching myself with my right hand now the area of right knuckle/middle finger is a sharp pain when using to open things or etc. Has stiffness?
Sprain: A sprain of the joint is likely and may take a week or two to heal. Use cold applications for two days and then switch to heat. Nsaids like ibuprofen may help. See a hand surgeon if significant pain or swelling occurs. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Fingers and toe knuckles cracking a lot, stiffness and dull pain in joints - what could this be? I'm a 35 year old man healthy except celiac disease.
Fingers stiffness/pain bilateral- top near nail &middle knuckles/worse in morning - RF 10.4- anti CCP -1 ESR-2 CRP- .9 - RA or OA or what?
Joint pain/stiffness: Joint pain and stiffness may be a symptom of Osteoarthritis (general wear and tear arthritis). Common symptoms symptoms of OA include joint stiffness, particularly after periods of rest or non-use (called the Gelling Phenomenon), and decreased stiffness with use or exercise (after the affected joints warm up). So, exercise can help, but then may make the problem worse over time ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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