Treatments For Dactylitis Or Inflammation In Fingers & ToesTreatment for dactylitis depends on the underlying disorder or condition that is causing it, which can be anything from treating inflammation, or antibiotics for infections.
Dactylitis & Accompanying Diseases Causing ItIf Dactylitis is confirmed, antibiotics may be prescribed and the other accompanying causes or diseases may be treated as well. How to treat dactylitis may differ depending on the cause of the inflammation.
Some antibiotics for treating dactylitis due to infection must be taken for up to 9 months, depending on the underlying condition.
Treatments For Rheumatoid(RA) or Psoriatic Arthritis(PSA)There is no cure for psoriatic arthritis (PSA) or rheumatoid arthritis(RA) but the inflammation they cause can and should be treated as soon as possible to prevent joint damage.
Treatments for dactylitis caused by psoriatic or rheumetoid arthritis may include nonsteriordal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) or antiheumatic drugs (DMARD).
NSAID drugs help with pain and inflammation, while DMARD drugs help with pain, inflammation and in preventing damage to the joints in the long term.