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Severely painful and swollen finger knucnles and joints and hard lumps on hands, what to do?

Severely painful and swollen finger knucnles and joints and hard lumps on hands, what to do?

Palm Lumps may: Be dupuytren's disease. A common genetic disorder that can present in a variety of ways. Swollen finger knucles can be a part of this known as garrod's knuckles. Other cause of swollen painful knuckles and fingers are gouty arthritis, inflamm arthritides, psoriatic arthritis and lyme first line treatment for swelling is rest ice and otc meds but if getting worse fast get to a doc to r/o infection. ...Read more

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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What could be causing severely painful and swollen finger knuckles and joints, along with hard lumps on hands?

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

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My index finger is swollen and won't fully extend or close when I make a fist. I also have a painful lump in my palm below the joint. ?

My index finger is swollen and won't fully extend or close when I make a fist. I also have a painful lump in my palm below the joint. ?

Trigger finger: It sounds like you have a trigger finger. The tendon that flexes your index finger travels through tunnels or pulleys that keep the tendon close to the bone. Inflammation or masses on the tendon can get caught in the tunnel system preventing movement, causing more inflammation and discomfort. Anti inflammatory medication may help but you should see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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My right pinky finger is swollen between my first and second joint, what does that mean?

My right pinky finger is swollen between my first and second joint, what does that mean?

Arthritis: Typically arthritis with oa the most common other issues include a slight trigger finger which often is symptomatic in the pip joint lesser is a remote trauma history. ...Read more

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My index finger is swollen and not bending (blocked) from a tip through 1st and 2nd joint but the 3rd joint is fine. It's not painful. No trauma to it?

My index finger is swollen and not bending (blocked) from a tip through 1st and 2nd joint but the 3rd joint is fine. It's not painful. No trauma to it?

Trigger finger: Could be that you are suffering from the condition of trigger finger and in that case a simple inyection of steroid into the tendon sheath should take care of the problem.Some times surgery may be the answer. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my vag i can't get past my first joint knuckle it wont let me when putting finger in and I have a dull ache thats it what could it be?

I have a lump in my vag i can't get past my first joint knuckle it wont let me when putting finger in and I have a dull ache thats it what could it be?

Bartholin Cyst: It sounds like it could be a bartholin gland cyst. These are benign, but often need to be drained in order for a woman to get relief from the pain and throbbing. It could be something else, as well, but you need to see a doctor to have it diagnosed. Best of luck, . ...Read more

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I have a blue hard lump underneath the first joint on my ring finger on the palm side of my hand. it is hard and quite uncomfortable to touch?

See your doctor: It is difficult to tell exactly what this painful blue lump is without the benefit of seeing it or touching it to examine it. If it is still present and is causing discomfort, see your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more