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Do frequent sharp pains in fingers and knuckles mean arthritis.?

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Dr. Raymond Raven
Surgery - Hand Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Sometimes

Frequent sharp pains in fingers and knuckles could be associated with arthritis.
However, those symptoms can also be associated with other conditions such as tenosynovitis (trigger finger), tendinitis, and nerve entrapment syndromes or neuritis, such as carpal tunnel syndrome. See a board certified hand surgeon for a comprehensive evaluation.

In brief: Sometimes

Frequent sharp pains in fingers and knuckles could be associated with arthritis.
However, those symptoms can also be associated with other conditions such as tenosynovitis (trigger finger), tendinitis, and nerve entrapment syndromes or neuritis, such as carpal tunnel syndrome. See a board certified hand surgeon for a comprehensive evaluation.
Dr. Raymond Raven
Dr. Raymond Raven
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Arthritis

This sounds suspicious for arthritis.
This pain is typically worse with swelling which occurs in the am and will decrease through the day . It may initially feel stiff but with movement improve.

In brief: Arthritis

This sounds suspicious for arthritis.
This pain is typically worse with swelling which occurs in the am and will decrease through the day . It may initially feel stiff but with movement improve.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Otto Placik
sorry, wrong question!
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