Painful finger joint popping?

My joint pain in my fingers is always worse in the mornings, but this morning I also had painful joint popping when using my fingers. Has anyone else experienced this?

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Dear Deekeld.............I have had PsA since 2006, and periodically have the right pinky finger popping at the mid-joint. It comes and goes, and is usually not too painful, although thankfully, my PsA is mild so far (I am 58). Initially, before I was diagnosed, I had the wrist and finger swelling, plus the popping finger, and went to a hand specialist. He didn't have a clue that it was PsA, but gave me some cortizone injections which really helped for about a year! He also told me he could fix the popping little finger, with minor surgery, so if it really bothers you, maybe you could arrange for a hand specialist to talk to your rheumy, and see if the surgery is OK for PsA patients. Frankly, my popping little finger is the least of the problems with my PsA. The swelling in the knee, shoulder, fingers, and back are my main focus of concern. I am treating with aspirin, low-carb diet, Omega-3, hot showers, and try to keep things moving via exercise..............All the best to you!

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I have several of the same issues. Still trying to get a proper diagnosis. I have had P for years and was just curious it this was another symptom PsA...

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My fingers hurt like hell on a daily basis. I'm only 30 and have definate signs of deformity showing in about half of my fingers. Some are twisted and bent. They also pop all the time. What can you do about this sort of thing. My grandmother had such deformed fingers in the last 15 years of her that she could barely use them. I don't want the same sort of pain deformation.

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I gave myself the nick-name: Snap Crackle Pop - Because after I sit for a little bit then get up to move, you can hear me a mile away. :-)

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i had this also on my forefinger . Stupid me though it was kind of neat until I found out it can do allot of damage. My doc gave me a cortizone shot and it is allot better. I still have swelling and aches but not popping.

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I have swelling and redness as well as pain and the popping all the time. It is a constant in my life now. My Rheumy has sent me for x-rays twice in the last 2 years now and they do not show any joint damage associated with PA but do show a lot of Osteoarthritis. I also get swelling and pain in the tendons leading up to the wrist, in the wrist itself and sometimes all the way up my arms. All I know is it hurts and makes life difficult.

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When mine flares up, I get joints sticking. So far just in my pinky and in my neck, but pretty freaky when it first occurred. It hurts when I move past the "stick" point, but only does it when inflammation seems to be high, other times the joints move smoothly. Of course when the sticking occurs, I try to stay more still and not cause it to happen. That's not easy either.

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Thank you for sharing.... Makes be feel normal in a weird way... Yeah I get the sticking joints also when they seem more inflammed.

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When the tendon is really tight and you can see it through the skin and you move the joint wrong and it 'snaps' over the bone to the other side of the joint. Hate that one. Usually a knuckle, but the feet or the knee is good for it too.

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