... Osteoarthritis can also twist fingers but it is different from Ra. I have both OA and Ra but my fingers are twisted from OA. ... (5 replies)
... And that is a reminder to everyone....take a picture of a joint if it's swollen or red so the doc can see it....because the chances of you getting in on that day is so small. ... (2 replies)
... Since being diagnosed with RA last month, I have now become over-analytical with my joints. (I constantly "inspect" my joints for swelling.) My ankles swell and I think they look bad, although no one else can really tell. Now, 1 or 2 knuckles at the base of my fingers are getting swollen (sort of what I attribute RA to look like in the hands). It's starting to freak me... (10 replies)
... and there is also swollen fingers only in my left hand. first week my index finger was swollen with slight pain in the wrist near the bottom of thumb and also near knuckles of index finger. the pain near index finger is not there anymore. ... (1 replies)
... ions in forearm, and sharp pain when grasping large items in fingers, hand, and wrist for more than a year. It has suddenly started in both hands with discolored knuckles and larger bonier knuckles in the affected knuckles. ... (1 replies)
... I have the same thing in my right middle finger. It's from swollen tendons that are holding the finger in that position. See a doc about getting a cortisone shot in the tendon and that should release it. ... (3 replies)
... I have bony lumps on a number of my fingers and have been diagnosed with Arthritis. ... (3 replies)
... It could be arthritis (possibly something like rheumatoid arthritis) or it could be a problem with the muscles or tendons around your finger.
Get it checked out. If it is the type of arthritis that causes joint swelling, the best way to diagnose it is by blood tests. Meanwhile, ice or heat may provide relief, along with gentle stretching of the wrists and fingers. (3 replies)
... I'm 57 and my hands look awful. Swollen knuckles, twisted fingers. Every Dr. I've seen said Rhem arthritis but test don't show that. ... (1 replies)
... I recently saw my Dr. and he noticed how bad my hands look. Swollen knuckles, crooked fingers and they do hurt. ... (3 replies)
... I wake up typicaly every morning with swelling in my hands,fingers and a bit in my forearms.I can still close and open my hands normaly but they are deffinitly swollen my fingers look sausages and I cannot put my ring on I forgot to take it off one night and sheesh I couldnt get it off again until the later afternoon. ... (0 replies)
... completely asleep for it. Discharged soon from recovery. Afterwards, at home, my hand swelled throughout the day making the cast become very tight...although my fingers did not turn discolored or cold. I used elevating and ice packs to try and help and also was relentless in taking pain meds timely as pain was very significant. ... (2 replies)
... thanks to ''traumeel'' the bruising is fading. my fingers are less swollen and i am able to move them. i can move the tip of my right thumb. ... (53 replies)
... Thanks Ginger Tea. <3. Your experiences and advice are so helpful and sweet.
Today my pain seems to have subsided to a 1 pill at a time dose. This is good! Trying to urge myself to get up and do something useful. Perhaps this afternoon as I am now
ready for a nap!
Lisa (30 replies)
... I'm only going by my own experience, but I had swollen and cracked fingers for weeks. I couldn't see the knuckles on the top of my hand. It was like a giant mitten. Keep the Traumeel on them or the Arnica cream and lots of ice. ... (30 replies)
... n in my knees and ankles. In my feet my toes are bent and some overlap.My large toes has turn so much it can cause me to loose my balance if I move to quick. The knuckles on my hands are large and my fingers are curved. When this all started it hit me like sledge hammer I had days where I could barley walk from the pain. ... (4 replies)
... I am not trying to be a turd, but I hurt. I do have the swollen reddish purple knuckles and the bruising is on my hands, wrists, ankles, firearms, and starting on my calf. No toes or fingers. ... (3 replies)
... My fingers dont have the "sausage" look. The middle joints are swollen and then the parts from the middle joint to the first joint. ... (34 replies)
... Hallo... I was hoping to get some advice here please? At the beginning of December (summer here), I noticed the following symptoms appearing out of the blue...as in overnight:
1. both knees swollen and very painful
2. stiff fingers in the morning, lasting till about the time I get to work
3. fatigue (most of the time I guess, but in the afternoon / early evening,... (34 replies)
Thanks Kate and others for sharing. I had just about forgotten about this post, but luckily stumbled upon it again after all this time. It's been a bit over a year now, and here is the update..
My left hand is still pain free and my right still hurts. Specifically, not the hand but the fingers of the right hand (all but the thumb, which is good as new so far). The... (6 replies)