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Swollen Painful Finger Joints
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
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?
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
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.
Go see doc: It sounds like you have an infection and need to be on antibiotics. They can evaluate and see if this is correct or if there is something else wrong. You don't want to wait for this to get worse. Read more
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
My thumb joint is very painful and swollen. Severe pain grasping or moving thumb towards small finger. Some pain 1 month, severe pain 3 days.
Which thumb joint: There are three basic thumb joints. If this is at the bottom of the thumb, this is the carpometacarpal joint. It is commonly involved in osteoarthritis. And you may have had some irritation in the joint because of the severe pain. You can discuss this with the physician, there are some splints she can wear, you can have an injection, there are medicines that you can take. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have repeated painful swollen joints I have been told it is gout I have had the joint fluid analyzed 4 times and there have never been any crystals negative rheumatoid panel it affects fingers wrist foot ankle heel knee usually one at a time occasionall
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?
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