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Stiff Fingers In The Morning
I have neck pain and stiffness. I have tingling and numbness in hands and fingers and some tingling in buttocks area. I also struggle with anxiety/p attacks. xrays show degen.in neck. What to do?
Your best bet: Is to review these issues with your primary care doctor. They could be anxiety related but may also be related to another process. A good formal neurologic evaluation is necessary to make sure further evaluation beyond the x-rays you report, if any other testing is warranted. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How likely is it that I have RA if blood tests were negative? I have stiff fingers in the morning similar to tigger fingers.
Clinical diagnosis: Morning stiffness is classic for rheumatoid arthritis and can be seen in a variety of other illnesses. Rheumatoid arthritis is diagnosed based on clinical criteria of which labs are a major component. If both your rheumatoid factor and apca are normal, your physician is thinking of other possible causes -- another joint disease, fibromyalgia, deconditioning, or even cold climate. Good luck. ...Read more
Many causes: Several problems can cause hand swelling and stiff fingers. Most commonly it is attributed to arthritis. As we age we slowly wear away the cartridge of our joints. The body responds by sending fluid to the area to attempt to cushion the opposing bones. This results in the swelling and stiffness. Check with a hand surgeon and get some x-rays of your hands. ...Read more
What else other than rheumatoid arthritis could cause one extremely painful finger and three other stiff fingers in the morning. Only one hand is affected. Been tested for ra.?
Osteo Arthritis or..: Osteo arthritis or "flexor tendon stenosing tenosynovitis". That's doctor talk for trigger finger. An examination and x-ray can tell which you may have. Over the counter nsaids like Ibuprofen or naproxyn with tylenol (acetaminophen) can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be the reason for waking up with stiff fingers every morning? I've been breastfeeding for 8 months and was recently diagnosed with hashis
I am 22 and experiencing joint pain in fingers, toes, and back. Stiff fingers every morning. Shooting pain in toes. What is the cause?
45M. Husband wakes up with a few stiff fingers each morning just on 1 hand . Hot water makes it better. Guitar player. Arthritis ?
Stiff finger joints in the morning , right hand finger finger has trigger action gets easier after getting up not painful but discomforting?
Osteoarthritis: I assume you must be above 50 years of age. There is more tendency to develop Osteoarthritis or Degenerative Joint Disease as we age. Stiffness in the hand joints are common symptoms. will get better with movement within 30 min. Apply warm water And you described the classic decryption of Trigger finger. Ortho. can help you if this is very annoying to you. ...Read more
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