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Fluid build up in knuckles

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 34 years experience
Possibly: Inflammation of the joint from arthritis or infection. Should get it checked out by your doctor. An xray may be helpful and ultrasound is often useful... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Osler node: Osler nodes are concerning for an infection which could affect the heart, lupus or gonorrhea. It is an immune response with deposits. It does not cont... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unsure: Cant say without looking at it, but may be infection, should be looked at by a doctor.
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 48 years experience
Dishydrotic eczema?: A form of eczema formsbsmall blisters on the fingers. These blisters need to be treated with topical prescription cream, diet ay be contributory fa to... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Regular doctor: Your regular doctor should be able to drain this, but get their advice. You might need to see a hand specialist.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Not normal!: Did you hurt it? Get a thorn, or piece of wood in it? Is it swollen? Painful? It is not normal to have fluid leaking out of any joint. Get checke... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Will
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Cardiology
From wrist: All that you describe sound like they are beyond the area of injury and would be from that.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 63 years experience
Swelling: You may have what is called an inclusion cyst. Let the physician who did the repair have a look at it
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 53 years experience
Arthritis: See dr. There are forms of arthritis that can do this. Rheumatoid arthritis is one, where bodies immune system attacks lining of joints. Rare form tha... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Certain types of benign cysts can form over finger joints and can leak fluid. A dermatologist could examine and advise you about these bumps.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Itchy: Although it is limited to the index and middle finger the description is most consistent with a contact dermatitis.
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