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What could cause sudden joint pain and swelling in my hands?
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Dr. Rhett Griggs
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Variable.
Gout, infection, arthritis of sorts.
Tendonitis. Any other joints/symptoms?

In brief: Variable.
Gout, infection, arthritis of sorts.
Tendonitis. Any other joints/symptoms?
Dr. Rhett Griggs
Dr. Rhett Griggs
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Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Inflammatory disease
If no injury occurred, then any inflammatory disease could cause this, such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout, or a flare of osteoarthritis.
Additionally some metabolic diseases such as diabetes or hypothyroid can lead to a similar picture.

In brief: Inflammatory disease
If no injury occurred, then any inflammatory disease could cause this, such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout, or a flare of osteoarthritis.
Additionally some metabolic diseases such as diabetes or hypothyroid can lead to a similar picture.
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
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