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Swollen Index Finger And Arthritis
Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
Shoulder pain. Boils. Are these connected. Pain travelling from shoulder down to elbow. Swollen index finger?
Woke up with a painful n swollen index finger knuckle(where it attaches to the hand) no idea what i did to injure it. What can I do at home 2 help it?
Finger swelling: You have overuse tendinitis if the finger, and need to use dibberent fingers for texing and rest that finger and take some anti inflammatory meds.If it persists see your doctor for further help. ...Read more
I have a swollen index finger with no pain full range of motion it looks red and feels a little warm no cuts/bites can these be sign of infection?
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
I hurt my finger. i don/t know if it's sprained or not. How can I tell? it's kinda purple and its swollen and stiff. (I hurt my index finger)
Finger: It could be a finger sprain. It's not clear how it was injured. Did something fall on it or did you fall or did something else happen? When did it happen? If it was less than a week ago, then this could normal healing. It could also be something else such as a fracture. So it depends on how and when this injury occurred. X-rays would help determine if there has been a fracture. ...Read more
I have had synovitis of my index finger since september. Its still swollen tender and stiff all day everyday. How long or will it ever go away?
My index finger looks swollen and the nail does not look smooth, it also seems to grow slower I was wondering what it was and if it could be treated.
Are you: sure you didn't injure the nail bed???? Trauma is the main cause for what you describe . On occasion, (rarely) nail fungus affects only one fingernail so try an OTC (Pharmacy) anti-fungal liquid. If no improvement..a consultation with a DERMATOLOGIST is the best source of expertise! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
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