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I feel pain in my finger and toe joints i am 33 years old?

I feel pain in my finger and toe joints i am 33 years old?

Xray : blood work needed. See you pcp for full work up you might have arthritis rheumatoid, gout, DJD, connective tissue disease. It could be many things see you pcp ...Read more

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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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I have severe pain in my finger and toe joints, with no deformities, no injury. Seen a Rheumy, positive anti-la/Ssb, neg other tests. What could it be?

I have severe pain in my finger and toe joints, with no deformities, no injury. Seen a Rheumy, positive anti-la/Ssb, neg other tests. What could it be?

Discuss results: Full discussion of test results is a major part of the Dr's work. You need to schedule this followup and ask for a written explanation to take away so you won't feel like you need to memorize it. The complex terms confuse most folk so feel free to ask for clarity. It may help explain the pain - ask about Tx suggestions! ...Read more

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Why are my fingers, toes and joints swelling? It hurts.

Why are my fingers, toes and joints swelling? It hurts.

I would advise: A consult with a rheumatologist. This type of doctor specializes in these types of conditions. ...Read more

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Always cracking MP joints in fingers and big toe and even DIP joints in fingers. Cannot stop as this has been ongoing for over 4 years. What can I do?

Always cracking MP joints in fingers and big toe and even DIP joints in fingers. Cannot stop as this has been ongoing for over 4 years. What can I do?

Snap, crackle & pop.: It is a habit, and like most habits, both good and bad, very hard to break. You can spend a lot of money and time for help, but in the end, you either want to stop or not. I can think of a lot of worse things to spend your time doing. ...Read more

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Cramping of finger joints and toes...Cause?

Cramping of finger joints and toes...Cause?

Possible arthritis: Variety of conditions that can cause cramping of fingers and toes joints: osteoarthritis, circulation, electrolyte imbalance, medications. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my third finger n on my toe on the joints n it hurts. What can it be?

I have a lump on my third finger n on my toe on the joints n it hurts. What can it be?

Could be arthritis: In general, arthritis is swelling in the joint and because you describe 2 sites where there is pain and the finger with a lump, it is possible that this may be a sign of arthritis. Get examined and the doctor will do a work-up which will include bloodwork and radiographs. If this is a condition like arthritis, you want to have it diagnosed early on. ...Read more

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Toes, fingers numb and the joints seem stiff. At what point should I worry about frostbite?

Toes, fingers numb and the joints seem stiff. At what point should I worry about frostbite?

Now: If you have numbness for more than a few minutes after exposure to cold, you likely have frostbite. If the skin otherwise still appears normal, there may not be much to do except wait. Regardless, you should be seen by your doctor because surgery may be required if you now have signs of carpal tunnel syndrome or other nerve injury. ...Read more

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Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more