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Am I experiencing the "age" thing?..lol I've noticed for the

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Am I experiencing the "age" thing?..lol
I've noticed for the past 6 months that my "pinky" or small finger on my left hand has been sore at the joint closest to the tip of the finger. When I look at it sideways, there's a bump across the outside top and around the sides and hurts when I put pressure on it. The sharpest pain is underneath on the right side. It aches to some degree quite consistantly and when pinched or accidentally gets bumped, it's a very sharp pain.....
Arthritic area possibly? It's really the only joint that hurts so it seem quite odd. What are some other possibilities?
Thanks
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 6 years ago.
DR HASAN :

HI

DR HASAN :

Thanks for your question

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Sorry to hear about your pain.

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well first possibility is the arthritis as you said

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can be secondary to some trauma, known or unknown

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can be something like gout( i agree that hand finger is not the likely place to have gout but just a possibility as i said)

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The ligamentous injury can also be a cause but really not likely

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Arthritis also is not the first choice because its the only joint and not a big joint

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so i suggest that get xray and blood workup done and best doctor to see is orthopedic

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however can start with PCP

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I hope this helps you

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i wish you good luck for all

Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 6 years ago.

I am sorry you were unable to enter the chat, i have answered your question, if any query please ask .

Good Luck

Customer: replied 6 years ago.

Hello,

So very sorry I couldn't take your chat. I am able to now if you're available. Thank You

Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 6 years ago.

Hello,

Its ok, i have answered your question above, read it and let me know if any further question.

Regards

Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 6 years ago.

Hello,

Its ok, i have answered your question above, read it and let me know if any further question. Please click ACCEPT if you agree.

Regards

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
So it all comes down to "see a Dr." anyway. Thanks...
Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 6 years ago.

you can try OTC advil tablet thrice daily and can use advil gel to massage till you see a doctor.

Since it has been there for quite a lot so seeing a doctor will be worth it.

But you can give a try by the products mentioned.

Regards

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