joint of hand

joint of hand

Any of the joints of the hand, including the wrist joint and the carpal, carpometacarpal, intermetacarpal, metacarpophalangeal, and interphalangeal joints.
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Patient discussion about joint of hand

Q. I have red blotches under my skin and swelling on hands and feet with joint pain. Any answers. it has been two days the blotches are gone but I still have swelling.

A. could be some kind of joint Rheumatic fever... some kind of joint infection. this should be looked upon by a Dr. those things can cause damage if not treated right. a bacterial infection that is not treated can cause a permanent damage.

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