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Stiffness In Little Finger Joint
If i make a fist, my ring finger joint to wrist across the palm hurts. Does anyone know what kind of injury i have?
Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
I have a swollen little finger joint (the top one). There is no pain but there is a little pain on tapping it. I had no injuries there.
Arthritis: (osteo) typically occurs in this joint and it doesn't have to hurt. I wouldn't take or do anything about it, but don't aggravate it by tapping. ...Read more
Pain & swalling in right ancle , knee right hands little finger joint since last one year. Uric acid 5.5, ESR 46, CRP +ve.Plz help.
See a rheumatologist: Uric acid levels may be totally normal in patients with gout. The inflammation occurs within the joint space with maldistribution of the gouty particles. This may or may not be gout. You need a full detailed evaluation by an experienced clinician with expertise in this area. Do not settle for less. ...Read more
Therapy: Depending upon the cause of the stiffness, you might need to see an occupational therapist. They work with problems of the hand. You might have a trigger finger, arthritis, dupuytren's contracture or joint inflammation. See a board certified orthopedic hand surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I am 18 week pregnant. My little finger joint has become swollen and very painful. Is there any reason and treatment. I cannot bend it.
What can I do to address the swelling around the left hand small finger joint and pain at the base of thumb?
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?
I've had a scarred finger joint (PIP joint) of the ring and small finger of the right hand due to trauma causing contracture..
Scar contracture: In the skin can sometimes be addressed with scar release or skin flaps/graft. Scar in the joint can be addressed with capsular release. Scar on the tendons can also limit motion and at times surgeons do a tenolysis. Hand therapy also can be used and sometimes with progressive splinting with or without surgery ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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