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Can Arthritis Be Just In One Finger?

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I woke up one morning a few weeks ago with just the first joint on my index finger very sore, red and swollen. I still have this problem a few weeks later--could this be arthritis? I have not had anything happen to my finger but it came on so sudden,im wondering.Thanks
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replied December 15th, 2003
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Arthritis tends to slow on-set disease, unlikely to produce the symptons you desribed.

I would recommend a visit your local md/gp

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replied December 17th, 2003
Arthritis In One Finger?
Thanks for taking the time to answer.
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replied February 7th, 2011
I have been having the same problem. Did you ever figure out what was going on?
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