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Swollen Knuckles On Fingers
I wake up with swollen and itchy knuckles and fingers with a rash and some of the fingers have cracks that itch and hurt.
Dry skin?: Have your hands been exposed to a lot of soap, detergent, irritant, and water lately? If so it may just be from getting too dry and too irritated. Try some topical Hydrocortisone cream, avoid irritants and too much water, and apply a barrier moisturizer after hand-washing and see if they help. If not, see dematologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
What could be causing severely painful and swollen finger knuckles and joints, along with hard lumps on hands?
Dupuytrens can: have lumps on the palm with swollen knuckles that get stiff, the lumps and swollen knuckles often involve the skin too in one continuous mass of tissue. Inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or gout can also be associated wot bumps and swollen joints. Rheum arthitis feels soft and "boggy" while gouty noodles or so called tophi are hard ...Read more
How long will it take for my swollen knuckles/hand to go back to normal? If it is fractured do I have to go to hospital?
It takes time: Did you injure your hand? Swelling can last for a variable period of time depending on if it is broken or sprained and exactly what the injury is. Between 1-3 weeks would not be unusual. You can apply an ace wrap, apply ice to the area (20 minutes on/20 minutes off), and elevate above heart level to help with the swelling. You will need to have an x-ray done to determine if it is broken. ...Read more
My third finger knuckle has been swollen for 2 months after jamming it in basketball. What should I do?
Swollen knuckle inju: You need to see your doctor and have it xrayed.You might have broken your bone or badly bruised it. ...Read more
Hi my right index finger knuckle has been swollen for about two weeks now icing it doesn't help and i have sustanied no injuries. ?
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 jammed my finger and now my knuckle is slightly swollen and red and grinds when I bend or touch could it be broken?
How do tell if I have gout in my finger. I have a history of gout. Knuckle in my pinky has been swollen for a month. Indocine doesn't help.
My daughter hurt her middle finger @ softball 2day now its swollen from the knuckle up, if its broke would they do nething or can it heal on its own?
Had xray on right index finger but was told nothings broken but still swollen on the knuckle & hurts ?
Finger swollen under knuckle after mosquito bite. Why would a mosquito bite make it swell. Will it go down soon?
Several possibility: You may have been bitten by something other than a mosquito, may have had an unusually severe reaction to the bite, or may have developed a secondary infection due to breaking the skin while scratching. If the finger is red, warm , painful or gets worse would see a hand surgeon asap. Infections in fingers can extend upwards very quickly. ...Read more
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