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The little finger of my right hand is swollen in the middle at the joint area and aches, why is this?

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Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Probably a sprain

Sprains of the hand, especially sprains of the small joints of the fingers, are typically stiff, swollen and sore for a number of months-it sometimes takes a year or more for the soreness to go away, and sometimes the swelling can be permanent.
It is a good idea to get a sprain evaluated early to make sure nothing else is going on and to completely understand the condition. See a hand surgeon.

In brief: Probably a sprain

Sprains of the hand, especially sprains of the small joints of the fingers, are typically stiff, swollen and sore for a number of months-it sometimes takes a year or more for the soreness to go away, and sometimes the swelling can be permanent.
It is a good idea to get a sprain evaluated early to make sure nothing else is going on and to completely understand the condition. See a hand surgeon.
Dr. Barry Press
Dr. Barry Press
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Get it evaluated

It could be from a number of causes including arthritis.
It would be best to get it evaluated so you can get a correct diagnosis and proper treatment.

In brief: Get it evaluated

It could be from a number of causes including arthritis.
It would be best to get it evaluated so you can get a correct diagnosis and proper treatment.
Dr. Betty Keller
Dr. Betty Keller
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