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Pain In Index Finger Joints
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
Hand is a 9 for pain in knuckles index to middle to ring fingers. Swelling in knuckles pain in wrist?
Inflammatory arthrit: Take Tylenol (acetaminophen) Arthritis for relief. But more importantly see a good rheumatologist. New onset inflammatory arthritis is possible. Need to check for markers (labs). There are various types of arthritis only an experienced doc can differentiate and indicate the specific treatment. ...Read more
Numbness in thumb, middle and index finger, sharp pains when grasping, stiffness and swelling in wrist, gets worse with time. Carpal tunnel?
Problem in stress ,pain in left arm from axilla to fingers especially ring finger last finger and thumb,sharp shooting pain and numbness of digits?
Need examination: You should be examined by a neurologist in all likelihood and very possibly you may benefit from an EMG which is an electrical test. Also, an imaging study such as CT or MRI may be requested to look the neck region. Try and discover (and document) what makes the shooting pains better and what makes them worse to tell the doctor. They will appreciate that information. ...Read more
See a rheumatologist: If the pain is significant a rheumatologist should evaluate the problem. ...Read more
Possible fracture?: Or perhaps a sprain. It would be useful to understand the mechanism of injury, e.g. Sports injury? Other mechanism? A physical exam with a generalist who does family medicine or if you can afford it, an orthopedist who specializes in hand injuries is your best best for a diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Hope it heals quickly and you get back to doing what you love as soon as possible! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Injury??: Sounds like a bruise. If you had significant trauma to the finger then you should get an x-ray to see if it is broken. ...Read more
Right thumb numb tingling painful. Mostly between fingertip and middle thumb joint. Sometimes weakness in hand. Right index finger numb also. ?
Carpal Tunnel Syndro: This is not uncommon complaint in pregnancy. It seems to occur in persons with narrow carpal tunnel when edema(swelling) can further compress median nerve and typical symptoms you described occur. It is usually relieved after delivery when edema is gone but often comes back years later as carpal tunnel further narrows and compresses median nerve. ...Read more
Let me help you : It sound you problem in the neck area to have all these symptoms, or combinations of shoulder problem and neck problem ask you doctor for to check it out. ...Read more
Pain in both hands, most of the pain between thumb and index finger of right hand- pain radiates past wrist into lower part of arm, strength loss hands.
Hand pain: Can be related to arthritis from the cmc (base of thumb) or stt (inside of thumb) arthritis, possible tenosynovitis of the dorsal compartment, or possible carpal or radial nerve issue. A physical examination with shed light on exact cause to determine best treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sure: Any joint can be affected by infection. ...Read more
Index finger: You have dislocated the finger or broken it. An xray is a great start. Till then buddy tape the finger ...Read more
I had a sudden stinging in my top right index finger joint. Now it's bruised and hurts. I did not hit it on anything, any ideas?
Arthropod?: Have you been bitten by a bug? Have you touched anything which might be toxic and to which you might react? If this turns red, hot, remains tender or increases in size or changes begin to involve any other part of the hand go to an er and see a docror asap. Otherwise, relax and think about things that may have caused this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Osteoarthritistis in back and maybe my knee. My proximal finger joint of right index finger is painful x2days. Arhritis or infection more likely?
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?
My finger joints are a faint blue, specifically left hand. Some discoloration on side and top of index finger and thumb. History of migraines.
See your doctor: It may be raynauds disease or Burgers if you smoke. Your doctor can diagnose this and discuss with you if treatment is necessary. Hopefully this will go away. If not often the same treatment for migraines can help this. Also discuss the cefaly treatment that helps you avoid taking pain meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have very dark finger joints on my 2 left fingers and 3 in the right. Creams frm my derma doesnt work and im really worried?
That is the goal: No surgical procedure can guarantee results. Generally speaking, all musculoskeletal procedures have a goal of either improving function and/or decreasing pain. If the surgery goes as planned, if you avoid any post-op complications, and if the rehab goes as planned, you should experience an improvement in function. ...Read more
Hi. I have very dark finger joints on 2 fingers on my left and 3 at the right. Its been bothering me since the cream my dermatologist gave me didnt wo?
See your physician: The only problem that I can find that might fit your complaint is an iron overload syndrome called hemochromatosis, but that is usually associated with pain in those joints. Ask you physician to look at your hands and to test for that. He/she might have alternate suggestions. ...Read more
Joint popping: Not sure if you are just cracking your knuckles, which you should not overdue, or you're talking about actual joint subluxation/dislocation which implies an unstable joint. This should be checked out. In certain joints like the so-called basal joint of the thumb it is not unusual for this to be "out of joint" with arthritis. But with other joints it would be very abnormal to be chronically "out". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Finger joints have lumps could it be from steaming baby bottles everyday (steams goes on fingers with lumps only)then stepping out in winter weather?
Finger joint pain?: I'm guessing that the bumps on your fingers are there even when you're doing other things. You may just be looking at them when you're being careful around the steam. Arthritis from RA(rheumatoid arthritis), OA(osteoarthritis), psoriasis or gout (rare in women) affect different joints. Either way, it's a good reason to check in with a doctor at this point, particularly if you're having pain. ...Read more
Probably a ganglion : Cyst. Typically come from a joint. Can be very painful. Most hand bumps are benign. Typically can be aspirated with a needle and decompressed or otherwise surgical excised. Used to call them bible beater lesions because the biggest book on the house was the bible and by smacking it with the 'good book' caused them to rupture. I do not recommend this though. See an orthopaedist. ...Read more
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