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What Motivates Joints To Lock Up In Hands And Fingers
What would cause the joints in your fingers to "lock up". There is only a little pain but have to use the other hand to "pull up" the locked fingers.
Joint popping: Not sure if you are just cracking your knuckles, which you should not overdue, or you're talking about actual joint subluxation/dislocation which implies an unstable joint. This should be checked out. In certain joints like the so-called basal joint of the thumb it is not unusual for this to be "out of joint" with arthritis. But with other joints it would be very abnormal to be chronically "out". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in the joints of the fingers in one hand that nearly brought me to tears. It lasted a couple minutes and went away. Why do you think this happened?
Impossible to say: The cause of a single episode of very transient pain is difficult to determine. If it is a repetitive problem then get it evaluated. ...Read more
I have since a few months a pain in both hands( mainly fingers) it is like the joints are pain full mainly at night ?
Some arthritis: Sounds like you have some form of arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is typically symmetric in both hands, worse in the morning and associated with stiffness. Osteoarthritis tends to be worse after exercise. Both forms of arthritis can cause pain at night. There are many other causes of joint pain, including various autoimmune diseases, psoriasis, and infectious diseases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Different types: The wear and tear type of arthritis(osteoarthritis),which is the commonest type takes years to develop as cartilage slowly erodes. However more inflammatory types like rheumatoid, other autoimmune types or psoriatic or gouty arthritis can develop rapidly and be acute (suddenly) and then become chronic. ...Read more
Rheumatoid arthritis: Would be the most common but many autoimmune diseases attack joints including lupus. ...Read more
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