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Pain In Index Finger Joints
Finger pain: It depends on what is causing the pain. Some causes of joint pain are self limiting but others require treatment. If the pain has been there for a long time and is not improving, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Sure: Any joint can be affected by infection. ...Read more
Pain in thumb and index finger joints of a hand, I haven't stepped out of home from 1 month. Is it vit. D problem? Cause I was deficient before too.
A couple finger joints pop as if out of joint, stiff and feel "full" if that makes sense, all fingers hurt on both hands. What could be the issue?
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
Index finger middle joint is painful when curled. Joint painful when pressed. No visible swelling. No other symptom. Lasted about a week now.
Tenosynovitis is a: Likely diagnosis, but an actual diagnosis can't be given here. Tenosynovitis can be treated with immobilization (splinting or taping) and ibuprofen taken every day for a week, until the inflammation goes down. Consider a HealthTap Concierge visit if symptoms persist. Seek immediate care if swelling, redness or fever occur, because an infection in this location can get "out of hand" quickly. ...Read more
Month ago, a small pointed object hit the second joint of my index finger. Now no pain but when I rub the skin, I don't 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
Been 6 weeks since I had the tip of my index finger amputated following an accident. I'm having a hard time straightening the middle joint. Any tips?
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? Thanks
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 more
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 more
See orthopedist: I would see an orthopedic doctor for advice on this. ...Read more
My index finger the second interior joint is purple and has a small buldge in it. It feels like if I were to have a small piece of glass in it.
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?
I am a 16 year old male and I tore a capsule in my left index finger about three and a half months ago. My finger is still swollen at the middle joint?
Unsure of injurty: I am not sure what a capsule is but if you have any swelling around a joint for that long that does not get better it needs to be seen by a doctor as it might be a broken bone- especially if it happened after an injury ...Read more
Should I have my finger x-rayed? I don't know if I jammed, sprained or broke my index finger. I assume I didn't break it because I can bend it at the second joint at a 90 degree angle, but with slight pain, I'm assuming the best idea is to ice and tape it
Have it evaluated.: If you continue to have pain have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Repair: If injury to the central slip or triangular ligaments, connection between lateral bands and central slip, are not repaired will result in boutonniere deformity and disfunction of the finger. ...Read more
I have a ganglion under my left index finger, should I splint it to keep agrivation of the joint low?
Ganglion: You should see a hand surgeonGet a more detailed answer ›
I have a small blue hard bump at the Palm side of my index finger's middle joint. It's been around for 3 weeks disappeared for 2 days and is back.
Vein thrombosis: The most common cause of this kind of bump is trauma to a blood vessel in the palm resulting in a little clot. It is not dangerous for spreading. You experienced the normal course (disappearance in 2-3 weeks) and it was probably reinjured. However, if it persists, you should see a Dermatologist to make sure it is not a benign growth of blood vessels, pyogenic granuloma or hemangioma. Good wishes:) ...Read more
I am so annoyed! My index finger above the top joint only, is swollen and firm! A bit red. I don't remember injuring it at all. Could it be serious?
Possibly: There are numerous causes of isolated non-traumatic joint swelling in the finger. Proper diagnosis of the cause (s) depending on examine your diet (gout), risk factors (history of IV drug usage with endocarditis and splinter hemorrhage, co-morbid medical conditions including diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, psoriasis, infections), and presence of autoimmune rheumatologic conditions. ...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 index finger is swollen and not bending (blocked) from a tip through 1st and 2nd joint but the 3rd joint is fine. It's not painful. No trauma to it?
Index finger: You have dislocated the finger or broken it. An xray is a great start. Till then buddy tape the finger ...Read more
Arthritis: The joint at the end of the finger, closest to the nail, is a common location for osteoarthrtis. As arthritis develops the joints can swell, and bone spurs form which feel like hard bumps. Diffuse swelling about the joint is typically related to inflammation. Sometimes a more localized swelling will occur which may represent a cyst. ...Read more
What causes sudden sharp bone pain that comes and goes in index finger. Was hot the 1st day pain started. Now painful between top-mid joint. I'm 40?
Cut index finger underneath on joint. Went to clinic got bandaged and doxy. Checked next day and three days after gauze sulfadiaz. Swells a bit tho?
Watch: Keep an eye on it. If it changes or looks worse get it rechecked. ...Read more
For the past 2yrs the side of my rt index finger @ the top joint hurts a lot when it is touched. Seems to be tiny bump or swollen nerve under the skin?
Joint pain in my fingers and my right index finger gets "stuck" either extended or bent. I have bi-lateral pain in several joints of my fingers. My right index gives me the most trouble. Many mornings when I wake, I can not bend the finger unless I use my
Trigger finger or stenosing tenosynovits an inflammatory condition of the flexor tendons and their lining that has a mechanical component is the most common reason for a stuck or triggering digit. Other conditions can simulate this such as disorders of the extensor tendon mechanism where an imbalance of the tendon casues the finger to be held tightly in place and then the components of the tendon release suddenly as the joint flexes.
However a "trigger finger" is a very common cause
http://www. Assh. Org/public/handconditions/pages/triggerfinger. Aspx. ...Read more
My index finger cannot be straightened in the mornings without effort. Is it joint, bone, muscle?
Trigger finger: The tendinous pully that that your finger goes through may be a little small or there may be a point on the tendon that is swollen. In both cases the swelling increase when you lie down at night. This is called "trigger finger". If this happens often or is difficult to overcome it can be treated sometimes by steroid injection and sometimes surgery. See your hand surgeon for analysis of this. ...Read more
2days ago hit second joint of index finger very hard. Now it started to be a little tender and is turning purple. Didn't hurt yesterday, should I c doc?
Finger injury: Definitely, for X-ray & exam.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am 20 years old, and woke up with the end joint of my right index finger numb with no tingling for several hours now, but nothing else feels wrong.
Overused finger: You may have overused your index finger by overusing it in the use of a computer. Resting the finger is helpful ...Read more
My Index finger proximal interphalangeal joint has a weird pain. I'm 22 and my mom has arthrosis, could I have it too?
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 more
I cut my finger, left index finger medially at the ip joint and it is sore swollen and stiff after a month. Is my joint infected?
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