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Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Any open skin can allow penetration of bacteria.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Peri: Chondral cysts, or rheumatoid nodules, or oa, or reticular histiocytosis.Among others.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Methotrexate toxic: Your rheumatoid is causing the nodules not the reverse.
Dr. Tonya Knoll
20 years experience General Practice
Nodules: Methotrexate can cause nodules. The correct term is Methotrexate induced accelerated nodules or mian. It is a rare but typically benign side effect. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam needed: This lesion will have to be inspected by a physician or dermatologist in order to make a diagnosis. Possibilities include a wen or inclusion cyst, an ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Steroid injection!: Many so-called Heberden's nodes are secretly psoriatic arthritis. However, regardless of this ponit, Dr. Howell showed the benefits of injecting Hebe ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
24 years experience Rheumatology
MULTIDISCIPLINARY : It sounds like you are frustrated and uncomfortable. Try going to an occupational therapist. They will give you exercises and other treatments that c ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Finger cyst: That can be a small cyst either along the tendon sheath, a tendon sheath cyst, or one that originates from the joint itself, a ganglion cyst.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Methotrexate use is associated with an increased risk of developing rheumatoid nodules.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
34 years experience Internal Medicine
No idea.: You have to see the physician.
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Palm knots: These may be very early signs of Dupuytren's contractures caused by progressively increasing thickening of some tendons. A hand surgeon is best qualif ... Read More

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