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Lower back pain with a reddish bump on the finger. Stiffness in the finger. Rheumatoid arthritis?

Umm hi im a 23 years old female and having lower back pain just above the hips and in the centre for approximately 3-4 months now.....also i have lately discovered a red bump on my right hands pinkys upper joint . It feels stiff if i bend that finger backwards. Any ideas??? I did research and im thinking its rheumatoid arthritis!
Asked On : Tue, 8 Jan 2013
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The pain in the finger could be due to a minor joint inflammation. The back pain that you have could be due to many reasons which can only be identified after proper examination and investigations like MRI scan.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Tue, 8 Jan 2013
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