My hand will swell along with fingers it will itch and hurt.same thing happens to feet somtimes and now my knee swelled other day and hurt i couldn't bend it. the swelling last a couple of days then goes away but returns at later time,when swelling returns it is always with my hands,fingers,and/or foot.
Hi Dana, I would make an appointment to get checked out by a specialist - a rheumatologist. Sounds like you have some symptoms of arthritis, but you won't know until a doctor sees you. He/she will ask about your swelling and stiffness (how long it lasts, is it symetrical) and will also probably do a blood test. If it is arthritis, it is best to start treatment right away so that you don't lose any mobility and / or don't experience any joint damage. Don't mean to scare you, but it's always a good idea to get perstistent symptoms checked out by a doc so that you can get a hold of the problem and treat it as soon as possible. Be well, Sheryl
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