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My thumb hurts i have a small yellow spot that i can see under skin. swollen a little joint goes out of joint?

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Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
Hand Surgery 38 years experience
Trigger finger?: If you have the sensation that your thymb is catching or clicking, this is common and is referred to as a trigger finger. This may improve with splinting or a cortisone injection. The yellow spot concerns me. Could be a cyst, but could it be an infection. If this gets worse, get it checked out by your doctor.
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