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Curved fingers or curving

my 17 year olds pinky left hand is starting to curve and her right middle finger and second to last finger on her left her wrist hurts but they say its not carpal tunnel soo what is it?

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Asked by Patience1 at 9:05 PM on Jul. 19, 2008 in Kids' Health

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  • I would have it thoroughly checked out.. could be the beginning of rheumatoid arthritis.

    Answer by pupmom at 12:59 AM on Jul. 20, 2008

  • It sounds like Rheumatoid Arthritis. My friend was diagnosed in junior high school with it. I have a friend who's daughter has it and she is only 2. Make sure to get a second opinion. Don't let it go for too long because if it is RA, it causes permanent damage without treatment.

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 8:25 AM on Jul. 20, 2008

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