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Swollen Painful Finger Joints
Left hand middle finger tight with stiffness. Can't bend it. Swollen @ the joint & palm. No pain, just uncomfortable.
No injury?: Assuming you haven't injured that finger somehow (sometimes it is hard to remember...might have seemed like nothing at the time)... I'm thinking things that aren't exactly "serious", but that doesn't mean it doesn't hurt! Possibly tendinitis in that finger, or a bit of arthritis in the joint. Try using an ice pack, and reducing movement, maybe w/ a splint. If it continues, I would get an x-ray. ...Read more
Rheumatism: That is not an answer but a description. You have to see your doc for a work up. Most times he/she will find nothing ... Then treatment will them be muscular. Muscles in the arm can cause hand/finger stiffness. Self or profess massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, stretching all are needed. My favorite in my practice is acupuncture and myofascial tissue release. Vits, minerals, magnesium, b complex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen, sore red joints 1st 2nd finger joints-other painful areas: jaw, hips, bones in top of feet...Neck .Also have fatigue.. Could this allbe oa?
If he can stand: it is 99% likely it is only an ankle sprain. The common ankle sprain has immediate swelling pain, sometimes a pop and tenderness on the front and outside of the ankle. Typically the foot rolls in. An ankle sprain is in essence a misnomer. The ligaments in the ankle don't actually "sprain" they tear and bleed causing the bruising. Treat with ICE, nsaids, ace wrap, range of motion, Bracing ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Foggy memory painful joints and muscles.. Swollon feet and hands. Painful knee pain in both knees and feels tender?
Many things: Painful and swollen finger joints can be caused by various inflammatory and non inflammatory conditions. Sometimes the cause is unknown. Swelling in the hand and wrist can also result in pins and needles due to increases pressure in the carpal tunnel. See a hand specialist for a complete evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing cheek swelling, foot swelling, cold feet and cold hands. The following also describe me: Painful swollen joints and Finger pain....
Cold hands and feet: Sorry to hear about your problems. Best we do a 2nd opinion wth me so we can get to the causes of your problem. ...Read more
Why do my hands and finger joints get red, hot, swollen, sore, and tight after using my hands for about 8 hrs? it is happening more and more lately.
Finger pain: Inflammation of joints or arthritis is one possibility, but simple overuse and sprain may be the cause. Arthritis symptoms would last longer and be accompanied by joint tenderness and morning stiffness may be present. If symptoms persist consult a rheumatologist for evaluation,advice and treatment. try to avoid activities that stress your hands. Anti-inflammatory meds like Advil help,if you can ...Read more
I dislocated the top part of my finger , which I managed to then straighten by pulling, now the lower joint is still swollen and painful 2 months on. ?
Hi, the middle section of my finger between the 2 joints was a bit painful earlier in the day, now reddy purple and swollen. Feels bruised. Thanks! x?
Bruise.: It is probably is bruised. Cold application for 24 hours to prevent swelling. Apply heat to dissipate the trapped blood. To remove all doubt, consult a hand specialist. ...Read more
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My middle finger is swollen, hardened, purple & red in center between middle finger joints, painful when bent and all occurred in the last 40 min?
I have RA. I hurt one of my fingers and since then its swollen, red and very painful in the joint. I cant straighten the finger. Only nail is blue.
Get seen and Xray: Maybe you broke your finger! See your doc or go to a clinic for an Xray. ...Read more
Right middle finger painful to bend past 3 days. Pain 6/10. Mainly between middle joint and top joint. Slightly swollen. No redness. No injury. Work in a healthcare setting as housekeeper. Had no open wounds that are visible. Not sure why it hurts.
Woke up on 2-14-15 with a swollen finger right hand pinkie painful at the upper joint what's going on?
Some thoughts: Paronychia- or an infected cuticle is most likely- without seeing you or taking a history. try warm soaks, and see your doctor. They can be extremely painful and sometime warrant antibiotics if that is what you have. ...Read more
Winter hands: It is difficult to manage, main treatment is supportive. try to keep warm, stop smoking. Good articles on supportive management of winter hands and feet on the web ...Read more
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
Slammed my finger in a window two weeks ago,finger is bruised,swollen and still painful when used. Could I have fractured the distal joint ?
What could it be if joints in fingers are swollen have red spots on them and it's painful to move them What doctor should I see I've seen an ortho?
Internist/rheum: You should seek the evaluation of a general internist or rheumatologist. Your description suggests, but is not diagnostic for, certain types of arthritis. You should get blood tests looking for "inflammation". Plain X-rays of the affected joints might also be recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My right index finger is swollen and painful at the joint closest to the palm. I had cut that area about a month prior but it healed. Other hand ok.
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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