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Thumb Joint Pain
Osteoarthritis: Generally speaking there is more pressure on the joints of the lower extremity than the joints on the hands. This "wear and tear" on the joints of the feet contributes to degenerative arthritis or osteoarthritis. With the obesity epidemic we are seeing even more pressure on the joints in the feet. Fortunately we have a number of treatments to address this problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Sprained ankle may 2 still swollen, pain, tenderness the joint is very swollen limited range of motion talus keeps popping out snapping sound Sunday?
Ankle Sprain 1 Month: Amanda, you need to get xrays, and if negative, an MRI so see what is going on internally. You also should be in a below knee removable boot to rest the ankle. The popping and snapping can just be a sign of swelling moving around, but an exam can tell you if the tendons or ligaments are okay. Good luck. Dr Rich Blake ...Read more
Psoriatic arthritis : Typically shows up as distal arthritis with the structure of the joint being very compromised and irregular. We often referred to it as a saw tooth pattern in the joint. When the whole finger is swollen it is more likely a inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis associate it with finger swelling it's call dactylitis ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can be: Numbness and tingling is commonly nerve related, and the ulnar nerve supplies sensation to the small and part of the ring fingers. It can be injured at the elbow, in the forearm, or within the palm. Pain at the elbow / forearm / wrist after a fall can be due to ligamentous or bony injury. Early evaluation which should include xrays in important, preferably by an orthopaedic or hand specialist. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
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
Possibly but rather: Improbable, as there is no single tendon going to all fingers or the thumb. Sounds more lie some arthritis, gout or pseudogout, unless a crush injury to the whole hand has affected multiple fingers/thumb. Do get yourself checked by an orthopod or a hand surgeon. Your pcp can help direct you in the right way. Good luck. ...Read more
Index finger middle joint is painful when curled. Joint painful when pressed. No visible swelling. No other symptom. Lasted about a week now.
Tenosynovitis is a : likely diagnosis, but an actual diagnosis can't be given here. Tenosynovitis can be treated with immobilization (splinting or taping) and ibuprofen taken every day for a week, until the inflammation goes down. Consider a HealthTap Concierge visit if symptoms persist. Seek immediate care if swelling, redness or fever occur, because an infection in this location can get "out of hand" quickly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I fell & injured my wrist. Can move fingers no pain, but wrist is painful. Strange thing knuckles turning purple, but not painful? Hospital very far.
Finger spasm fingers snap towards wrist mostly ring finger painful had blood work and xrays shows no arthrtis
I am experiencing wrist pain, popping or snapping sound from joint, wrist weakness, finger weakness, hand pain, finger pain, knee pain, ankle pain...
Be seen: A good medical screening exam would probably be a good place to start; in part screening for a variety of rheumatologist and structural abnormalities of the musculoskeletal system. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Joint pain in fingers, wrists, big toes, shoulder and elbow for a few months. Now painful muscle spasms in forearm. Are pain and spasm likely related?
Could be need evalua: you need an evaluation. They could be related. Check with your physician and see if you should see a rheumatologist that can help clarify all these different types of symptoms ...Read more