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painful bump on finger joint

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It depends of which joint. It may be bony enlargement secondary to osteoarthritis. It may be a synovial cyst. If you are concerned have it evaluated a ... Read More

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Callous PIP finger: I would suspect using something like scissors in your work or hobby. Can do 2nd opinion and you can send pictures and we can talk to figure out what i ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Even: In early osteoarthritis, cyst can form near an arthritic joint.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
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A pic is worth a lot: Not enough info to make any determination of what's going on. A pic would help and a little more detail about the history.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Harhay
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ganglion cyst: The most likely diagnosis in someone your age is a cyst of the tendona
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 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
26 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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked: You may have an infection in a joint, so get seen today. If you hurt it, you could have a fracture, and that needs to be checked out as well. There a ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Arthritis: At age 20 You're young to have osteoarthritis. In this setting I would suggest you have your physician send you to a rheumatologist. A rheumatologist ... Read More
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farshad Fani Marvasti
13 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes: Could be gout, if no trauma or accident. Could also be an infection or a form of arthritis. I would see a doctor to have it evaluated and get the ri ... Read More
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