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Pain First Joint On Index Finger
Many possibilites: Pain at the distal interphalangeal joint of the index finger is commonly from arthritis...Its repetitive use in pinch activities makes that joint one of the first ones in the hand to wear out. Other possibilities include simple joint inflammation from overuse, gout, and the development of small cysts called mucous cysts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scraped off skin palmside first joint. Index finger tetanus, had silversulphadiaz had doxy. Skin has healed but can still see ragged edge of original?
1st a small toe joint, now side of index finger joint swollen and extremely itchy. Turns red first then purple then fades months later. Worst at night?
Is my finger infected or is this a joint/nerve injury ? I sliced open my right index finger on left side around/up over my first joint. Dr at the ER was unsure if i had caused nerve damage but gave me 4 sutures. This was 3 days ago and my entire finger i
There : There are a number of structures that can be cut in this area, including the skin, extensor tendon, lateral bands, saggital bands, lumbrical tendon, interosseous tendon, flexor tendon, and collateral ligaments, as well as the digital nerves. A hand surgeon can evaluate each of these structures to determine if there is a functional injury. Nerve lacerations are often best repaired soon after an injury--usually within 1-2 weeks. They can be repaired later, but then are more likely to require something to bridge the gap, such as a synthetic nerve tube. Tendon lacerations are also best repaired quickly. While infections can occur, usually you would have increasing pain, redness, and drainage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Month ago,a small pointed object hit the second joint of my index finger.now no pain but when i rub the skin,i dont feel.i thnk i lost sense in part?
Nerve injury: The nerves that give sensation to the fingers run down the length of the fingers on each side but closer to the underside or palm surface. You may have partially cut a branch or the nerve itself. It will most likely improve in time. Nerves grow about 1mm a day so it may take a month or two. ...Read more
Both my index finger jurt on the distal joint of each finger. It hurts when i push. What could be the cause of the pain?
Arthritis distal jts: Arthritis can casue this pain While early on there are no. bumps on the distal joints near the nails that are called hebreden's nodes and the ones near the pip or middle joints, bouchard's nodes., stiffness and some swelling that makes the joints feel sore and tight at times can be an early sign. Speak to your PCP about medication and diagnosis. Warm water usually better if stiff/ice if sore ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When i press or move my left index finger i get pain in 'dip' joint on the underside though and slightly on sides of finger. No pain on top of finger?
Possible diagnoses: If the main problem is joint pain with activity and the joint is larger and feels bony, osteoarthritis is a possibility. If there is soft squishy joint swelling and morning stiffness, rheumatoid arthritis would be possible but in RA several joints are affected and usually both hands. Another possible diagnosis is simple tendinitis, usually from overuse. See your primary doc if it is not improving. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling and pain around the joint on my index finger. It has lasted for two months. No change it is either double or triple the size of other finger?
See Rheumatologist: Sometimes single joint Inflammation may be caused by a disorder that characteristically causes polyarticular pain like psoriatic arthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. See a rheumatologist to rule out infection, also definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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