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Pain in The Knuckle Closest to The Palm Symptoms & Causes

Understand pain in the knuckle closest to the palm symptoms, including 4 causes & common questions.

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4 Possible Pain In The Knuckle Closest To The Palm Causes

The list below shows results from the use of our quiz by Buoy users who experienced pain in the knuckle closest to the palm. This list does not constitute medical advice and may not accurately represent what you have.

Jammed finger

Jammed fingers are common in sports but may occur during daily activity.

Rarity: Uncommon

Top Symptoms: recent finger injury, finger pain from an injury, swollen finger, finger joint stiffness, finger bruise

Symptoms that always occur with jammed finger: recent finger injury, finger pain from an injury

Urgency: Primary care doctor

Psoriatic arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis is a condition which causes inflammation of the joints. In most circumstances, psoriatic arthritis presents between the ages of 30 and 50 years and occurs after the manifestation of the symptoms of psoriasis, which is a disease of the skin. Psoriatic arthritis...

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Non-serious finger injury

Finger injuries are very common & rarely need medical treatment.

Rarity: Common

Top Symptoms: recent finger injury, finger pain from an injury, swollen finger, severe finger pain

Symptoms that always occur with non-serious finger injury: recent finger injury

Symptoms that never occur with non-serious finger injury: bent or crooked finger

Urgency: Self-treatment

Rheumatoid arthritis

Arthritis is a general term for multiple conditions that cause painful inflammation and stiffness throughout the body. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic condition that is autoimmune in nature, meaning that the body's immune system which normally protects the body by att...

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Pain In The Knuckle Closest To The Palm

To diagnose this condition, your doctor would likely ask the following questions:

  • Did you injure your finger?
  • Do any of your body parts (e.g., toes, hands, ears) feel cold?
  • Did you get a manicure and/or pedicure in the past few days?
  • Where on your finger is the pain worst?

The above questions are also covered by our A.I. Health Assistant.

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions

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Pain In The Knuckle Closest To The Palm Symptom Checker Statistics

People who have experienced pain in the knuckle closest to the palm have also experienced:

  • 15% Pain In The Middle Knuckle Of The Finger
  • 11% Finger Pain
  • 8% Pain In The Knuckle At The End Of The Finger

People who have experienced pain in the knuckle closest to the palm were most often matched with:

  • 50% Jammed Finger
  • 37% Psoriatic Arthritis
  • 12% Non-Serious Finger Injury

People who have experienced pain in the knuckle closest to the palm had symptoms persist for:

  • 28% Over a month
  • 27% Less than a week
  • 22% Less than a day

Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.