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lump on middle finger joint

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Harhay
44 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ganglion cyst: The most likely diagnosis in someone your age is a cyst of the tendona

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Depending on the location they are usually called bouchard's or heberden's nodules. They are rarely of an significance, but are harbingers of joint a ... Read More
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Dr. Audie Rolnick
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: If painful can be removed. Usually non surgical problem , though.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Common hand lumps: Include ganglion ( cyst) , foreign body, or it's inclusion cyst or epidermal inclusion cyst, benign solid tumors . Nodules from dupuytrens disease, g ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely it's: Strain, sprain or arthritis. Warm compress and taking nsaids may help. If it gets worse, see your dr and consider getting an xray. Take care!
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Tumor: This is probably a glomus tumor but could be one of the other painful tumors. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably a ganglion : Cyst. Typically come from a joint. Can be very painful. Most hand bumps are benign. Typically can be aspirated with a needle and decompressed or other ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
ORAL MEDS or shot: Finger or 'joint pain' in general can be due to degenerative changes (caused by 'wear & tear', old trauma, or aging). The treatment is usually non-su ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Picture: get a pic of the lesion It can be something serious or something benign
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Cyst/tophus: It's most likely a cyst/tophus. Have you been diagnosed with gout? Is it soft or bony? If bony may be an arthritic spur. Does it interfere with your d ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
28 years experience Dermatology
Gout or arthritis: Possibly gout. Also consider arthritis.

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