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I woke up with pain in the upper part of my middle finger.

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I woke up with pain in the upper part of my middle finger. it hurts at the bend below the nail area. Feels like the joint area cannot make a fist either Joint hurts when I touch it

Doctor's Assistant: OK. The Neurologist will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so the Neurologist can help you best.

Not sure what else. I am 55 and in good health otherwise

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Neurology
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Neurologist: Dr. Frank, Board Certified Physician replied 2 years ago
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Hello Welcome to JA I will review your statement and reply shortly. Please read this preliminary answer and respond. Dr Frank

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I don't see a prelim answer
Neurologist: Dr. Frank, Board Certified Physician replied 2 years ago

The most common reason is some type of trauma to the hyponychia, the area of the nail bed. Was there any trauma or is it red and swollen?

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Neurologist: Dr. Frank, Board Certified Physician replied 2 years ago

can you take a picture of your finger, and upload it? Dr Frank

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