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I have a swollen, red, itchy raised area between my knuckle and lower joint of index finger. It is warm and swelling is same after 1 day. What is it?

Itchy rash. This rash could be caused by a contact allergy-- given that it's on your hand you may have touched something to cause it. Poison ivy comes to mind, but other allergens like latex, chemicals or even nickel could cause it. Try an ice pack-10 min on/10 min off for relief. If worsens you may need a doctor. Read more...
Sounds like . Your finger may be getting infected. But it could also just be a reaction to some bug bites or contact dermatitis. You may try taking Motrin and anti- histamine to see if this improves your finger. You can also apply neosporin antibiotic ointment if you are developing localized infection. Otherwise ,you need to see your doctor about it especially if with fever , in pain, feeling numb or worst. 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...