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Painful wrist. Broken ulnar colateral ligament. Help?

10 months ago i had surgery on my right hand to repace a broken ulnar colateral ligament . Prior to this I have been having a lot of pain on my wrist making it very difficult to lift items and at time to even brush my teeth. A couple weeks ago i notice the two middle finger on my right hand swollen and at time difficult to bend. a couple days ago i noticed the joint at the tip of my middle finger getting black. what can be causing this.
Asked On : Fri, 15 Mar 2013
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The pain and stiffness in the fingers is likely to be related to tenosynovitis or an inflammation of the synovial sheath. Since the finger tips are turning black, gangrene and Raynaud's phenomenon also needs to be ruled out after a proper examination.
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Answered: Sat, 16 Mar 2013
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