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Arthritic Nodule Thumb
Tip of r thumb is numb, have a small growth w/in r armpit, is this the cause? history of hidratinosis, 1 surgery to remove cells, small nodule remained posto
I'm having pain and a bump nodule thing in my thumb. I am thinking its a blood clot. What should I do? Is it dangerous?
A hard @1/8 inch nodule has formed under the skin near the middle joint of my thumb. It does not hurt. Do i need to see a doctor?
Myxoid Cyst: A digital myxoid cyst (sometimes called a mucous cyst) is an entirely benign swelling that occurs on the fingers or, sometimes, the toes. Digital myxoid cysts are not catching and not a sign of infection. Furthermore, they are not cancerous and will not develop into skin cancer. The term cyst is from the greek kystis meaning a bag or pouch; myxoid and mucoid refer to the jelly-like contents. ...Read more
Does my having an arthritic lower back, neck & thumbs neutralize the results of the HS CRP test? Since the former involves inflammation?
Probably: CRP isnt a very reliable diagnostic test. ...Read more
I am doing weight training but have arthritic pain, esp. In thumb joint and wrists. Would you recommend sports gloves or therapeutic gloves or ?
Wrist arthritis: The arthritis of thumbs and wrists can become more symptomatic due to repetitive positioning of the wrist and pincher movement of the thumb. Modifying positioning of wrist and hands can help, splints for your thumb(medigrip) can help. This use of topical antiinflammatories such as voltaren gel can help as well. Variablity in work out program can also help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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