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Suggest treatment for soreness in knuckle and index finger

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Dr. Praveen Tayal

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Posted on Mon, 6 Jun 2016 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: Hi Dr. XXXXXXX Thanks for following up with me. I still have the soreness in my right knuckle and index finger. I've been doing as you instructed: taking Ibuprofen and applying Analgesic Crème with Aloe from Walgreens with some success. You said it may take awhile and it looks like you're right about that! Thanks. XXXXXXX XXXXXXX
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Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal 6 hours later
Brief Answer:
Continue with ibuprofen.

Detailed Answer:
Hello.
Thanks for writing again.
Arthritis or joint inflammation may take few weeks to subside. Do continue taking ibuprofen as it will help in reducing the inflammation. Doing a little physiotherapy like flexion and extension of joint will also help.
Hope my answer is helpful.
Do accept my answer in case there are no further queries.
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