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Why Do My Index Finger Joints Lock
Trigger fingers: Locking fingers in flexion as in making a fist r due 2 flexor tendons that have some swelling ; when they pass under the pulleys that guide ur tendons during motion they pop through the pulleys ; trap them in flexion. There r treatments available so c a hand surgeon 4 evaluation. ...Read more
Possible diagnoses: If the main problem is joint pain with activity and the joint is larger and feels bony, osteoarthritis is a possibility. If there is soft squishy joint swelling and morning stiffness, rheumatoid arthritis would be possible but in RA several joints are affected and usually both hands. Another possible diagnosis is simple tendinitis, usually from overuse. See your primary doc if it is not improving. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See orthopedist: I would see an orthopedic doctor for advice on this. ...Read more
My index finger the second interior joint is purple and has a small buldge in it. It feels like if i were to have a small piece of glass in it .
Swelling and pain around the joint on my index finger. It has lasted for two months. No change it is either double or triple the size of other finger?
See Rheumatologist: Sometimes single joint Inflammation may be caused by a disorder that characteristically causes polyarticular pain like psoriatic arthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. See a rheumatologist to rule out infection, also definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a 16 year old male and i tore a capsule in my left index finger about three and a half months ago. My finger is still swollen at the middle joint?
Should I have my finger x-rayed? I don't know if i jammed, sprained or broke my index finger. I assume i didn't break it because i can bend it at the second joint at a 90 degree angle, but with slight pain, i'm assuming the best idea is to ice and tape it
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