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Dr. Felicia Baxter
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
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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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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Board Certified, Family Medicine
27 years in practice
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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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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Joseph Harhay
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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What is this hard bump on my finger joint?

What is this hard bump on my finger joint?

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 and the hand x rayed. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Martin Morell
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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Finger joint pain after fever and bump on skin?

Finger joint pain after fever and bump on skin?

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. ...Read more

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Dr. Raymond Raven
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
18 years in practice
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Sudden extreme pain in pinky finger joint where it connects to hand. No injury.

Sudden extreme pain in pinky finger joint where it connects to hand.  No injury.

See your doctor: The symptoms you describe can be due to tendonitis (trigger finger), arthritis and nerve irritation, among others. Be sure to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Board Certified, Family Medicine
37 years in practice
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Could it be possible to dislocate a finger joint without serious pain?

Could it be possible to dislocate a finger joint without serious pain?

Anything is possible: I suppose this could be the case and depending on the laxity of your joints, any underlying issues you may have such as marfan's syndrome, or a pain tolerance condition such that you don't feel as much pain, but otherwise, you should have a very painful, swollen, deformed looking finger and i would recommend an examination. ...Read more

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Dr. Betty Keller
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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My finger joint is swollen and isn't going down, what should I do?

Get evaluated: You should see your doctor to get evaluated for a correct diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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Dr. Rahul Banerjee
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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I have pain in left index finger joint. Will it go away?

Finger pain: It depends on what is causing the pain. Some causes of joint pain are self limiting but others require treatment. If the pain has been there for a long time and is not improving, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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