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My right hand ring finger does not want to close all the way

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Customer: My right hand ring finger does not want to close all the way so I can make a fist. It hurts on the inside of my hand under neath my knuckle. When I get it to close I have to forcefully open it and it hurts
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Customer: I have been diagnosed with gout in the past year it affected my left foot.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

Hello

Thank you for requesting me.

Yes this can be gout.

Glad to look at a picture here.

I would call your doctor now: colchicine or an nsaid can be used in the case of gout.

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