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I have aching pain in my pinky finger. No swelling/redness. Worse in the cold. Slight bump and I get a sharp, stabbing pain down tip into knuckle.

I have aching pain in my pinky finger. No swelling/redness. Worse in the cold. Slight bump and I get a sharp, stabbing pain down tip into knuckle.

Bumps aren't normal : there on your pinky. Do you mean nodule? Circulation may be an issue during the cold weather. Discuss this with your PCP so s/he can evaluate you further and see what can be done for treatment options. ...Read more

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There is pain in the knuckle of index finger with swelling and redness. What should I do?

There is pain in the knuckle of index finger with swelling and redness. What should I do?

Many possible causes: There are many causes for pain at that location. It is important to undergo evaluation with a specialist with experience evaluating and treating these issues. Infection, inflammatory diseases, and trauma are some of the causes of swelling and redness at this location. ...Read more

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I have a swollen, stiff and sore knuckle. It is stiff to bend and sore. I did not do anything to injure it. Could this be from bowling?

I have a swollen, stiff and sore knuckle. It is stiff to bend and sore. I did not do anything to injure it. Could this be from bowling?

It's possible!: Depending on which knuckle is involved - if the knuckle that hurts is one that was supporting the wt of the ball the joint could be strained when the fingers leave the holes of the ball. Not very common, but possible. It is usually best treated by applying a cold pack for 20 min at a time, and resting the joint. See your doctor if the pain doesn't show signs of improvement in a few days. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i stopped cracking my knuckles but throught out the day my finger feels really painful and sore.. Why is this?

What do you advise if i stopped cracking my knuckles but throught out the day my finger feels really painful and sore.. Why is this?

See details: You question is difficult to understand, The pain is unlikely to be related to either cracking knuckles or to stop cracking them. Have the finger evaluated if the pain is significant. ...Read more

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I stopped cracking my knuckles but throught out the day my finger feels really painful and sore.. Why is this, should I be concerned?

No relation to pain: Cracking your knuckles has no relation to pain in the digits. The sound of knuckle cracking is the pop of a nitrogen bubble that develops in the joint. You should be evaluated by a hand specialist to determine the cause of your finger soreness. Many reasons other than knuckle cracking that may account for this soreness. ...Read more