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What could be the cause of pain at the joint of the index finger and the joints of the hand?

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Dr. Raymond Raven
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Could be...

Tendonitis, synovitis (early arthritis), recovering from a sprain or trigger finger, just to name a few.
See a hand surgeon for a comprehensive evaluation.

In brief: Could be...

Tendonitis, synovitis (early arthritis), recovering from a sprain or trigger finger, just to name a few.
See a hand surgeon for a comprehensive evaluation.
Dr. Raymond Raven
Dr. Raymond Raven
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Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Arthritis

The joint at the end of the finger, closest to the nail, is a common location for osteoarthrtis.
As arthritis develops the joints can swell, and bone spurs form which feel like hard bumps. Diffuse swelling about the joint is typically related to inflammation. Sometimes a more localized swelling will occur which may represent a cyst.

In brief: Arthritis

The joint at the end of the finger, closest to the nail, is a common location for osteoarthrtis.
As arthritis develops the joints can swell, and bone spurs form which feel like hard bumps. Diffuse swelling about the joint is typically related to inflammation. Sometimes a more localized swelling will occur which may represent a cyst.
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
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