Patient Comments: Connective Tissue Disease - Signs and Symptoms

What were the signs or symptoms associated with a connective tissue disease in you or a relative?

Comment from: Karen, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: November 22

I have been having a problem with the tendons in my hands locking up during certain movements. My palms hurt and tonight for the first time, when the fingers locked, I was in pain and had a hard time unlocking the "lock up". Doctors don't seem to know what is wrong. I don't know where to go from here. Or even if this is a symptom of connective tissue disorder. Can't seem to find anything related to this problem.

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Comment from: ediehawk, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: February 12

The finger lock up and the pain in your palms could be what they call a trigger finger; I have had 2 of them due to carpel tunnel.

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