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Hand and wrist arthritis

If you have pain in your hands or wrists, we can help

About

Arthritis is condition that causes pain and inflammation in the joint. It's very common and can affect people of all ages. The most common types are osteoarthritis (caused by wear and tear) and rheumatoid arthritis (when the immune system attacks the joints). If you’re experiencing pain in your hands and wrists, it may be a sign of arthritis.

Need to know

  • Symptoms of hand and wrist arthritis icon plus

    Your symptoms may include pain, swelling and stiffness in your wrists and fingers. You may also experience numbness, tingling, pitted nails, painful ulcers or thickened skin. Your symptoms are likely to depending on the type of arthritis you have.
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    Your consultant will discuss your symptoms with you and help to make a diagnosis. They may carry out a number of tests to get to the root of the problem.
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    Your consultant will discuss your treatment options with you.
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