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Swollen fingers, knuckles hurts. Should I go for medical check up?

On top of my right hand , between the ring finger and pinky finger is swollen, those knuckles hurt (the bottom knuckles) especially when i make a fist. i think i was bitten by something but am not sure. i first noticed it yesterday morning and since then it has gotten less itchy but more sore and swollen. should i go to urgent care?
Asked On : Sat, 14 Jul 2012
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your age, h/o fever and stiff ness of finger

With the present details It seems your are suffering from either form of inflamatory arthritis, most probably rheumatoid, you you should get t/t in the same line with NSAIDs, Anti RA t/t Physio after confirmation.....................get back for details
Answered: Sun, 15 Jul 2012
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