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What causes painful swelling in the fingers?

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Dr. Praveen Tayal

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Posted on Mon, 30 Jul 2018 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
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I have a problem with my finger. The tip is swelling and painful.
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Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal 14 minutes later
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Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
The pain and swelling on the finger can be due to an injury, a tendon inflammation or an infection in the area. There can be an infected cyst also present in the area. Proper cause can be detected only after a direct examination. Do consult an orthopedician and get the necessary medicines prescribed for improvement.
I hope this answers your query.
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Wishing you good health.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal.
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