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fluid build up in knuckles

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
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
8 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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.
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
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
23 years experience Family Medicine
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
37 years experience Family Medicine
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
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Gordon
20 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: It may be just wound healing. Usually when infection is present, there is significant redness and inflammation. Have your doctor check it out.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Will
Specializes in 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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience Dermatology
Hand dermatitis: This sounds like a special form of ezcema / dermatitis called dyshidrotic dermatitis. It comes as intensely itchy water filled bumps usually on the ma ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
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
Dr. Jay Bayer answered
50 years experience Family Medicine
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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