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Wake Up With Stiff Fingers
I have neck pain and stiffness. I have tingling and numbness in hands and fingers and some tingling in buttocks area. I also struggle with anxiety/p attacks. xrays show degen.in neck. What to do?
Your best bet: Is to review these issues with your primary care doctor. They could be anxiety related but may also be related to another process. A good formal neurologic evaluation is necessary to make sure further evaluation beyond the x-rays you report, if any other testing is warranted. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could my symptoms mean? Sometimes i will wake up with stiff, swollen fingers with joints that are a bit tender to the touch. When this happens, it may last all day/night, may go back and forth throughout the day, or end up going away all together. My
For four months now i wake up with stiff, painful fingers. I've been to numerous drs including orthopedics, rhuematogists, Crohn's specialist, internists, and have had RA tests and other blood tests. No one can figure out why my hand is stiff in the morn
45M. Husband wakes up with a few stiff fingers each morning just on 1 hand . Hot water makes it better. Guitar player. Arthritis ?
Right before i wake up, my fingers are stiff and painful. As the day goes on, the pain and stiffness goes away. Possible causes?
Three possibilities: It could be either rheumatoid or osteo arthritis. If the stiffness decreases in the first hour, think more osteo, if it takes a few hours, may be rheumatoid. Discuss with your physician. The third possibility, while a little less likely, is carpal tunnel syndrome. This often can first present after sleeping (flexed wrists) and as stiffness and pain in the morning. Less likely, but possible. ...Read more
???: That's like asking what type of animals inhabit the earth. Lots more details have to be provided to give an honest answer. How old are you, have you had any trauma, were x-rays done, etc. (the list goes on). ...Read more
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