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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.
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.See 1 more doctor answer
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.
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?
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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?
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
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.
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.
Maybe osteoarthritis: Osteoarthritis is a common cause of pain at those finger joints. See your doctor for an evaluation.
My finger has turned blue and started to go numb from the first joint what has happened? It swelled a bit.
Go to ER: Any chance you have atrial fibrillation? Should get checked to be sure is not a clot problem requiring intervention.
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.
This will: Require medical evaluation to answer that question. Take care.See 1 more doctor answer
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.See 1 more doctor answer
Osteoarthritis: Could be this of the pip joint usually nothing to worry about.See 2 more doctor answers
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