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Does This Sound Like Fibro.....middle Finger On Right Hand Swollen, Skin Tight Unable To Bend Same Symptoms On Pinky Finger Of Left Hand

Does This Sound Like Fibro.....middle Finger On Right Hand Swollen, Skin Tight Unable To Bend Same Symptoms On Pinky Finger Of Left Hand

I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2018 having experienced severe debilitating pain in both arms, at the time I described it like an electrical shock going through my arms. Since that time I’ve had random pain in mostly my upper body, muscular and not as intense as the initial pain. My main problem has been with my hands and wrists, excruciating pain that will jump… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I’m not a doctor but swelling of digits that they call sausage finger is a classic symptom of psoriatic arthritis. I knew a woman who suffered from this type of pain was told for years her symptoms were “in her head.” She started to have the swelling digits and was finally diagnosed by a rheumatologist with psoriatic arthritis. Has your doctor explored this. Sending gentle hugs. 🤗

posted 6 months ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

You are right Olga my son in the picture with me has psoriatic arthritis and has swollen digits.

posted 6 months ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Thank you for your replies, I have read about psoriatic arthritis, my fingers don’t look text book sausage like, but it’s worth exploring if this is not a common fibromyalgia symptom

posted 6 months ago
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