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My index finger on my right hand keeps swelling, then the swelling

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My index finger on my right hand keeps swelling, then the swelling goes down and the finger becomes cold and turns black & blue as if bruised. No pain involved, no loss of movement.
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Customer: At the outset I thought I'd suffered a bug bite, but the second occurance took place in my office with no reason for the swelling to happen.
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Customer: I'm 65, take benecar and synthroid daily
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. Davidit sounds like you could have a vasculitis inflammation of blood vessels in your finger like raynaud's syndrome which can cause blood vessels to spasm and cause poor circulation and blue color and cold should show this finger to your doctor and see if you might have vasculitis or raynaud's syndrome which could cause this.let me know if you have questions.