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I have pain in left index finger joint. Will it go away?

Most likely. Depending on the cause of pain, it is more or less likely to go away, but if it is pain only with no swelling or other joint involvement and no definite cause for it, it may be some muscular pain that warrants observation and simple measures (massage, heat/cold application, topical rub, tylenol/ibuprofen, finger splint in worst case scenario). If in doubt, see your doc. Read more...
Finger pain. It depends on what is causing the pain. Some causes of joint pain are self limiting but others require treatment. If the pain has been there for a long time and is not improving, you should see your doctor. Read more...

What would cause a hard callous type of bump, on top of the PIP finger joint?

Callous PIP finger. I would suspect using something like scissors in your work or hobby. Can do 2nd opinion and you can send pictures and we can talk to figure out what it is. Read more...

I had a sudden stinging in my top right index finger joint. Now it's bruised and hurts. I did not hit it on anything, any ideas?

Get a check up. You are having tendinitis (trigger finger) or a gouty arthritis. Please get a thorough exam by your doctor to get the correct diagnosis and discuss the treatment options. Until then, you can try otc Motrin to alleviate the pain. Good luck ! Read more...
Arthropod? Have you been bitten by a bug? Have you touched anything which might be toxic and to which you might react? If this turns red, hot, remains tender or increases in size or changes begin to involve any other part of the hand go to an er and see a docror asap. Otherwise, relax and think about things that may have caused this. Read more...

Osteoarthritistis in back and maybe my knee. My proximal finger joint of right index finger is painful x2days. Arhritis or infection more likely?

Arthritis. At age 20 You're young to have osteoarthritis. In this setting I would suggest you have your physician send you to a rheumatologist. A rheumatologist is a specialist in medical Musculoskeletal problems and would better help define what is going on with you. Read more...

1st a small toe joint, now side of index finger joint swollen and extremely itchy. Turns red first then purple then fades months later. Worst at night?

See below . As you described this is an intermittent problem that occurs at various different areas. I would see a dermatologist and therefore he can do a thorough history and physical exam . Try to see him when you have the problem good luck thank you. Read more...
See your PCP to rule. Gout as multiple joint involvement most likely points towards it. Proper evaluation/investigations would provide the diagnosis so treatment could be started. Read more...
See rheumatologist. Symptoms u are displaying are often caused by an underlying inflammatory or auto -immune disease. Read more...