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Friend has small, visible hard bump on pinky-side of wrist for 2 days. Appeared suddenly w/o injury. Says it's tender w/ touch. Possibilities?

Friend has small, visible hard bump on pinky-side of wrist for 2 days. Appeared suddenly w/o injury. Says it's tender w/ touch. Possibilities?

Many Choices: It could be an infection like a boil. It could be another infection. If it is not infectious consider inflammed blood vessels like vascultiis or erythem nodosum, it could be a nodular dermatitis from a variety of reasons. Your evaluation will include an examination to look for systemic reasons, possible needle aspiration or biopsy. ...Read more

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I've had a tiny 1 cmm flesh colored bump on pinky finger for over a year -- it hasn't grown or changed. Can this be a wart?

I've had a tiny 1 cmm flesh colored bump on pinky finger for over a year -- it hasn't grown or changed. Can this be a wart?

It certainly could: Be, but I would see doctor for absolute confirmation before using OTC wart meds as there are other bumps that can appear on fingers ...Read more

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Red bump on pinky squeezed it and blood blister popped up now I'm feeling sick?

Red bump on pinky squeezed it and blood blister popped up now I'm feeling sick?

Rash: Doubt you're feeling sick from the lesion on your pinky as it is limited to that area and less likely to give you systemic reaction. The lesion needs to be looked at either by having a local doc do so or sending us a picture. ...Read more

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What is this weird bump on my pinky?

What is this weird bump on my pinky?

Not enough info.: I am sorry, there simply is not enough information here to provide you with an informative response. If it has not resolved - recommend assessment by your physician. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat the red bumps on my pinky toes?

What can I do to treat the red bumps on my pinky toes?

Origins: Can you describe or send a picture of the red bumps on your toes as it could be anything from fungus, cysts to chilblains or calluses. I'd recommend getting evaluated immediately or post a picture of your toes. ...Read more

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What to do for a bump & redness on pinky finger at top joint after a punch?

What to do for a bump & redness on pinky finger at top joint after a punch?

X-ray: Go get your finger an X-ray of your finger to see if there is a fracture. Additionally, there may be an infection at the site of the fracture. This needs to be done right away as this can be very serious. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my right pinky, it's been there for about 2 years. Perhaps more. It doesn't hurt at all?

I have a bump on my right pinky, it's been there for about 2 years. Perhaps more. It doesn't hurt at all?

Is it immobile: I.e. Does it not move at all if u try to move it from side to side? Does it seem glued to the bone? Or is it freely mobile and soft, like a soft tissue cyst? Does it hurt if u press on it? These are questions a healthcare provider should ask you to examine and give you a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Colorless bump on back of pinky that itched/burned at first, but then stops itching/burning while the bump is still there?

Colorless bump on back of pinky that itched/burned at first, but then stops itching/burning while the bump is still there?

It will: Take sometimes for any rashes, bumps, bug bites, or inflammation to heal. If it is getting worst, I would see a doctor, if it is just sitting there, and you are not irritating it further, leave it alone and it should heal in no time. We cannot speed up the healing process! ...Read more

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I have a small bump on my hand pinky finger it doesn't hurt and if I scratch on it I can't feel anything, I want to know what is it?

I have a small bump on my hand pinky finger it doesn't hurt and if I scratch on it I can't feel anything, I want to know what is it?

It's difficult to: Make a diagnosis without seeing the lesion. Possibilities include warts, cyst, scar tissue etc. Go see a dr for reassurance. Take care! ...Read more

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7yr old has hard bump under skin on pinky finger near joint, very small and you cannot see thr bump but you can feel it if you rub his finger. No pain?

7yr old has hard bump under skin on pinky finger near joint, very small and you cannot see thr bump but you can feel it if you rub his finger. No pain?

Benign bumps & lumps: What you describe could be a callous or could be a wart. Warts are caused by a virus, Papilloma Virus, which is contagious. Treatments include duct tape, OTC Salicylic Acid and freezing. Please navigat to the following website for more info. Http://www. Healthychildren. Org/English/health-issues/conditions/skin/Pages/Warts. Asp ...Read more

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Small hard bump on inside of pinky toe. Hurts w/any pressure. From what I've read, sounds like corn, not sure. Can't buy stuff. How do I get rid of at home?

Small hard bump on inside of pinky toe. Hurts w/any pressure. From what I've read, sounds like corn, not sure. Can't buy stuff. How do I get rid of at home?

Looky, New Shoes.: These type of "corn" are very hard to make go away without changing the way shoes fit you foot. The shoes, and sometimes socks, squeeze the toes together. Over time the irritation causes the callus. Without allowing the toes the splay out, the success rate dismal. Padding, more often than not, just adds width to the toe area, making the problem worse. It's shoes or surgery. ...Read more

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I found 3 bumps on my vaginal area. Tiny, I googled it and I haven't heard harmless just pinky bumps but need doctor opinion?

I found 3 bumps on my vaginal area. Tiny, I googled it and I haven't heard harmless just pinky bumps but need doctor opinion?

Depends: You should see your doctor. There is no way to tell what is going on without a physical exam and a thorough history.. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor do you see for bump on a joint of pinky finger?

What kind of doctor do you see for bump on a joint of pinky finger?

Hand surgeon: Lumps and bumps of the hand and wrist are best evaluated by a fellowship trained hand surgeon. ...Read more

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I have this bump type thing on my pinky toe but it's on the inside. If I wear tight shoes for awhile it does hurt, what could this be?

Toe Bone Spur.: The bump is caused by the toe bones in the little toe putting pressure on the toe bones of the fourth toe. The toe bones (phalanges) have sharp areas sticking out. If the sharp areas line up just perfect, than the skin in between them becomes irritated. In time, the tissue becomes firm and you feel it. If you had your little toe x-rayed, there will be only two phalanges, not three. Easily fixed. ...Read more

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Last Friday I jammed my left pinky. I couldn't bend it cuz it was swollen. It's not a bad now but my left pinky looks bigger than right and I feel bump?

Last Friday I jammed my left pinky. I couldn't bend it cuz it was swollen. It's not a bad now but my left pinky looks bigger than right and I feel bump?

May need x-ray: From what you described, you may have fractured a bone and it would be prudent to see your doctor for an examination to determine if an x-ray of the finger may be needed to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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About 1cm patch of pinky skin, like a cluster of tiny bumps. Not itchy or blistered. Looks slightly scaley if anything had for about 3 weeks?

About 1cm patch of pinky skin, like a cluster of tiny bumps. Not itchy or blistered. Looks slightly scaley if anything had for about 3 weeks?

Rashes: Of this sort can be diagnosed easier if you include location and maybe other medical condtions you may have-. Also a picture is worth more than one thousand words when it comes to rashes. Feel free to connect with any of the Docs on Health Tap with your latest PICTURE file to get firm advice. ...Read more

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Big painless bumps (approximately 6-8 bumps) on buttocks, about the size of a pinky nail. What could this be?

Big painless bumps (approximately 6-8 bumps) on buttocks, about the size of a pinky nail. What could this be?

A Dr can tell: Neurofibromas, tricholemmomas, acrochordons, cysts, etc. There are many possibilities. An exam and perhaps a biopsy will answer your question. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the side of my pinky and its been there for a couple years, my friend told me its a planters wart, how can I tell?

I have a bump on the side of my pinky and its been there for a couple years, my friend told me its a planters wart, how can I tell?

Warts usually-: Have a rough surface and may grow slowly with time. If it has a smooth surface this may be a ganglion cyst or other growth. It would be best to show this to your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a small bump on the side of my toe beside my pinky toe. M?

I have a small bump on the side of my toe beside my pinky toe. M?

You might be: Describing an inflammed bursa if its on the pinky or you may be describing a tailors bunion, or possibly a corn on the toe. ...Read more

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I have tiny bumps on the bottom of my pinky toe. They feel hard and turgid, what can they be?

I have tiny bumps on the bottom of my pinky toe. They feel hard and turgid, what can they be?

Tiny bumps: Dermatological conditions are extremely challenging without examining them in person. If they are new I would seek a consultation from a podiatrist. They could be thickening of the skin, plug sweat glands, bacterial or fungal infections. ...Read more

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I'm 16 and I have a small bump under the skin in my pinky finger and it doesn't move and is hard I've had it for a few months?

Wart?: Without a picture to look at or being able to see it and feel it in person it is difficult to say exactly what this is. Commonly it could be a wart. Rarely could be something called a synovial cyst or tendon sheath cyst. Best to see your doctor for evaluation. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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I felt my pinky finger suddenly getting numb now I have alittle bump on it. The bump feels kinda numb and hard when I touch it. What is that?

I felt my pinky finger suddenly getting numb now I have alittle bump on it. The bump feels kinda numb and hard when I touch it. What is that?

R/0 ganglion cyst: Possibly you gave a, small ganglion cyst which is compressing a nerve but I'm not sure. You shool see someone in person for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I got into a fight a year ago and punched the concrete and hurt my pinky knuckle now it's not broke but when I bump it it swells up and hurts bad?

Knuckle pain: Your previous injury has predisposed the area to get irritated and inflamed with even mild injury. Have the area assessed as this may be a chronic issue you may need to deal with, or it may be treatable so you do not have this occurring all the time when you hit it. Best wishes. ...Read more