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Finger Joint Pain

The common cause of finger joint pain is strain or sprain, dislocated finger joint, fracture and break of the finger bone, rheumatoid arthritis, metastasis in bone tissue. Give enough rest to the finger joints from any activity that aggravates the pain, apply a cold pack at the injury site, topical and oral pain medications, and tap the painful finger with a healthy finger to provide additional support. Some physical therapy help relieves pain.

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Why is there pain in my wrist and fingers?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently feeling pain in my wrists, both hands. The pain sometimes radiates into fingers and finger joints and also the back of the palm. Yesterday, I completed my rabies five injection dose. I did a similar five injection course seven months back. Did I take an overdose? Are my...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from pain in both the wrist joints that radiate into fingers and finger joints with the back of the palm. You had a history of lifting a bag of 10 kg in a wrong wa...  Read Full »

I am a boxer and practice Krav Maga and I have sharp pain on touching a point of my middle knuckle. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, When I directly touch the point of my middle knuckle I feel a sharp pain. I should make inform you that I box and practice Krav Maga, and this pain started the next morning after an evening session of training moreover that night I felt no pain whatsoever. The pain is only on the direc...  Read Full »

Dr. Sharoff Lokesh Mohan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. This can be due to sports injury to the head of the third metacarpal bone, or injury to the tendon. You need to do an X-ray of the affected hand - AP oblique view. I would like to suggest you stop boxing till you get th...  Read Full »

Can pain after a stab injury indicate nerve damage?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an adult female. Four months back I accidentally stabbed my thumb with a broken glass ornament. The wound was relatively small but it looked a bit deep and I could see the inside of my thumb through the wound. As of today, there is no scarring, it looks like it has healed but ther...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I am sorry to hear about your thumb injury. It sounds like you may have developed some complications from the wound. Even if the wound appeared to have healed on the surface, there could still be damage to the underlying tissues that have not ...  Read Full »

Is it common to have pain and stiffness in fractured finger even after healing?

Query: Hello doctor,I have two issues. I broke my finger three months ago, and it healed. However, I cannot bend it as it is swollen and hurts when I try to bend it. I feel like something is restricting, like fluid around my joints possibly. Also, I may have some nerve damage because when I touch smooth th...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Stiffness after finger fracture is very common and can persist if it is not addressed. Could you please share the images so that I can suggest a physio plan for you? It could be fibromyalgia, as it can cause pain in multiple places and again needs proper assessment. Do ...  Read Full »

What is trigger finger caused by?

Query: Hello doctor, I have my finger pain for few months, especially on the left hand of the ring finger. It becomes stiff also a bit like a trigger finger. I have pains, usually in the morning or when I wake up after a short or long sleep. When I fold the finger, the pain is not exactly in the joints of ...  Read Full »

Dr. Maddika Sivasankarreddy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Based on your history and symptoms, it is definitely a trigger finger. With symptoms of almost 1-year duration, it better to go for trigger release, or else if you want to try, you can try local steroid injection and percutaneous release. But better is the first opti...  Read Full »

Why do I get pain in my fingers especially in the morning?

Query: Hello doctor,I have pain in my fingers hands and feet in the morning when I wake up. After I do some exercise the pain reduces. What must I do? I am currently on T4 levothyroxine.  Read Full »

Dr. Puri Divya Inder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it shows that you have a high ANA (antinuclear antibodies). These are antibodies related to arthritis. I suggest that the pain in your fingers and toes may be associated with the same. In...  Read Full »

The upper half of my finger is hurting badly. Should I be concerned about it?

Query: Hello doctor, The upper half of my finger has been hurting badly. I did not hit my finger on anything, but I bite my fingernails. I think I might have an infection, but I am not sure. I have not taken any pills or medication for it but have attempted to treat it. I had put some Hydrogen Peroxide and...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Raj

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please relax as there is nothing to worry about. It might be hurting badly due to local inflammation. Just apply ice over the finger as it will help reduce the inflammation. I suggest you take the tablet Diclofenac 50 mg twice a day for three days. If it does not imp...  Read Full »

What causes muscle twitches with pain in fingers and cracking elbow joints?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old male. I have muscle twitches when relaxed, but they disappear when I move. I have pain in my right ring finger and cracking of elbow joints in both arms. I suffer from ulcerative colitis, and I am on Humira injection. My latest DMARD blood test returned normal.  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know some details about your symptoms: Since when you have ulcerative colitis? And since when you are on injection Humira? When you started to have muscle twitches? In which body parts, you have these twitches? Are these twitches visible to eyes or o...  Read Full »

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