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Can you get arthritis or osteoarthritis on the back of your hand?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Maybe

Osteoarthritis occurs in the joints.
One can get osteoarthrtis in the joints of the wrist or in the knuckles of the fingers. Common also in the base of the thumb, particularly in women.

In brief: Maybe

Osteoarthritis occurs in the joints.
One can get osteoarthrtis in the joints of the wrist or in the knuckles of the fingers. Common also in the base of the thumb, particularly in women.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Robert Gluck
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Sort of

Arthritis can affect many of the joints of the hand and the pain may be felt on the back of the hand.
A good exam and simple x-ray will give much information. Best of luck.

In brief: Sort of

Arthritis can affect many of the joints of the hand and the pain may be felt on the back of the hand.
A good exam and simple x-ray will give much information. Best of luck.
Dr. Robert Gluck
Dr. Robert Gluck
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