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Pain In First Joint Of Pointer Finger
Lately when I turn a key or hold my phone, the side of my pointer finger gets a sharp pain around the joint, but it hurts only when pressed.
Stitches: Stitches are usually left in anywhere from 10-14 days. Over a joint area they may be left in longer due to the movement of the skin. ...Read more
I injured the top joint near the nail on my pointer finger and it's still swollen after 2 months, what should I do?
Please see: Please see a orthopedist that specializes in treating hands. ...Read more
I have this small soft lump that formed on my pointer finger. I don't know how it appeared. It is not on my knuckle but the joint above it.
Ganglion or DMC: These are usually benign cysts - either a ganglion or digital mucous cyst. ...Read more
My hand is really red it's just below my fingers (not on the joint) between my pointer and middle finger it hurts when I touch it and when I add press?
Your age?: We have to know your age. We cannot answer questions for minors. So fix your public profile so that it shows your age. You have noted your country, which also helps with some questions, as diseases and resources vary by age and location, as well as gender. Be honest about your age. You expect if from us, and we expect it from you, too! ...Read more
I think I have a corn on my finger on the joint. It's on my right hand pointer finger. What do I do? How do I get rid of it?
Corny?: Question is how did it arise. Do you carry a heavy bag with your fingers curled around the handle? In any case I would see a dermatologist who can make the correct diagnosis of a corn or a wart and go over with you the ways of getting rid of it without injuring the underlying joint. ...Read more
I have a spread of bumps on the lower part of my pointer finger just below the joint. They itch n water. I'm left with severe pain in my finger n hand?
I have moderately painful joint pain in my ring finger and pointer finger on my left hand. The pain intensifies when I apply pressure. I am worried.
Finger pain joint: Swelling can be inflammatory, traumatic, infectious in a younger person. There are other things too that are rarer. Pain that has persisted for more than a few days should be evaluated. Questions include history of puncture, laceration, recent illness, other joints that hurt, diet, metabolic disorder, inflammatory arthritis, thyroid, diabetes, Lyme and the list goes on...... Best see your doctor ...Read more
My right pointer finger feels sore and swollen when I wake up in the mornings, particularly the joints. I haven't injured it, but I crack my knuckles.
See details.: Cracking your knuckles has nothing to do with it. If the finger is swollen, have it evaluated. ...Read more
Gout or infection from laceration sitting in the wrist and finger joints? Hi. I am 41 years old and I have pain in my left wrist joint, thumb joints and pointer finger joints. The other 3 fingers do not hurt. The pain came on all of a sudden approx. 8 d
Pointer & mid finger and elbow joint pain bilaterally for month, +ANA, -RF (6 mo ago). 200 Plaquinil daily and restasis for dry eye. Voltaren (diclofenac) bid for?
Voltaren (diclofenac): Voltaren (diclofenac) is a brand name for Diclofenac, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) taken or applied to reduce inflammation and as an analgesic to reduce pain. It sounds as if it may have been prescribed to help with the pain and inflammation of arthritis. Call your prescribing physician's office to confirm. ...Read more
My finger has turned blue and started to go numb from the first joint what has happened? It swelled a bit.
About a month ago I jammed my left pinky finger playing the piano. The first nuckle joint is bent down will it get normal? Male 49 pianist
If it is the joint: Near the end of you finger (the dip joint) it will not get better and most likely needs to be splinted as you have probably ruptured the extensor tendon. You have a mallet finger. See and ortho doc particularly if you want to continue to play piano at a high level. ...Read more
This will: Require medical evaluation to answer that question. Take care. ...Read more
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 more
Could be this of the pip joint
usually nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Ring finger istubbed/jammed it and hyperextended it. I can move my first joint on my finger but hurts so bad to spread finger or to grasp 1 week ago?
Hurt finger: See your doctor. You may have ruptured tendon or fracture that needs treatment. ...Read more
I have small, skin covered, painless, nodules on several of the first joint (closest to the fingetnail) of my fingers. What concerns should I have?
Bony bumps on the finger joint closest to the fingernail are called heberden's nodes. Bony bumps on the middle joint of the finger are known as bouchard's nodes.
Bony bumps are also common at the base of the thumb. ...Read more
What part of the finger anatomy is the 'nail bed'? Is it underneath the nail? Or on top of the finger above the first joint next to the nail? Thanks.
Yes: Under the nail closest to distal joint. ...Read more
The first finger by my thumb it hurts like its jam or something there's pain in the middle joint of my finger when I push my finger back I makes a pop type sound what is the cause of this?
Be Seen: This is possibly an injury to a structure called the volar plate in the finger. It is responsible for preventing the joints in the fingers from bending back. I would get an xray to make sure it is nothing more serious. ...Read more
Scraped off skin palmside first joint. Index finger tetanus, had silversulphadiaz had doxy. Skin has healed but can still see ragged edge of original?
My fingers are dry at the tip back to first joint. They blister n some are numb. I have been told exemia? ? Not sure. Painful blisters puss filled...
Dyshidrotic Eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a type of eczema (dermatitis) of unknown cause that is characterized by a pruritic vesicular eruption on the fingers, palms, and soles. The condition affects teenagers and adults and may be acute, recurrent, or chronic. A more appropriate term for this vesicular eruption is pompholyx, which means bubble. The clinical course of dyshidrotic eczema can range of mild to severe. ...Read more
Got chest port accessed 30 mins ago, nurse could flush but hard to draw blood @first. Rt arm/joints hurts from bicep to fingers since access. Problem?
Yes: Always report any anomalies immediately to nurse/doctor/whoever. Don't wait! Prior to any procedure (or drug), ask for common signs/symptoms which are benign (safe) & worrisome. ...Read more
Broke ring finger @ 3rd distal interphalangeal joint 2yrs ago hit a brick wall holding garden scissors its hurting xrays? Didn't go 2 doc @ first
Severe pain in pinkie joint, the first one above the base of the finger. Hurts when bent toward palm and when touched. I don't remember an injury?
I injured my right middle finger first joint >18 months ago. There is a lump (cycst?) growing at joint. The lump covers 50% of joint Is surgery needed?
Depends: It really is based on what the "lump" is, whether or not it is causing symptoms, and what an exam of the rom and stability of the joint is. There certainly could be the possibility of removing it if it is causing symptoms or inhibiting your function of that finger. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more
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