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Small reoccurring bump on finger near knuckle. It is flesh colored (maybe a bit red) and will last 4-5 days. It seems to shrink in size over the course. Notice when it 1st shows up- no other symptoms

Small reoccurring bump on finger near knuckle. It is flesh colored (maybe a bit red) and will last 4-5 days. It seems to shrink in size over the course. Notice when it 1st shows up- no other symptoms

Synovial cyst: Sometimes a small channel can develop between the deeper levels in the skin which can communicate with an adjacent joint. As the joint moves it can "pump" synovial (joint) fluid into a cyst under the skin. It can wax and wane in size; sometimes is can be re absorbed completely. If, however, it were to become progressively larger and painful it might be useful to check with an Orthopedic MD ...Read more

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What are tiny bumps on fingers and knuckles? I got them after sexual encounter. They're like little juice bumps and I don't know what it is.

What are tiny bumps on fingers and knuckles? I got them after sexual encounter. They're like little juice bumps and I don't know what it is.

Juice bumps?: Juice bumps that break open on their own or when scratched can be an infection, so a doctor should examine the rash to see if that's what's happening. Bumps that look like they might have some clear stuff inside, but don't break open easily, can be an allergic or sensitive skin problem called dyshidrosis (which is not an infection). The doctor will be able to tell the difference. ...Read more

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I have a perfectly half round bump approx 3/16 inch dia on my index finger knuckle. What might it be?

I have a perfectly half round bump approx 3/16 inch dia on my index finger knuckle. What might it be?

Tricky: Dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. Can be anything from a nodule from arthritis, to a wart or other (minor) viral infection to really just a callous. ...Read more

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Dropped hcl on finger and it left a small dark bump on the knuckle. It's not irritating me. What should I put on it for it to go away?

Dropped hcl on finger and it left a small dark bump on the knuckle. It's not irritating me.  What should I put on it for it to go away?

HCL burn: Flush the finger with water immediately for at least 15 minutes and then seek the attention of a physician to make sure that your digit is safe. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my finger nd I don't know what it is it doesn't hurt but its hard and its on my index finger just about an inch from my knuckles?

I have a bump on my finger nd I don't know what it is it doesn't hurt but its hard and its on my index finger just about an inch from my knuckles?

Other possibilities: Include ganglion of tendon sheath and mucous cyst- ganglion of joint. These fluid filled cysts can arise spontaneously, after trauma, or in association with arthritis of a nearby joint. Even though they are fluid filled, the fluid (mucin) can be very viscous, almost solid. Most resolve without treatment. If bothersome see a hand surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Husband had deep cut middle finger knuckle and didn't get stitches. Now it has a sensitive bump that feels hard to touch where the cut was. Now what?

Husband had deep cut middle finger knuckle and didn't get stitches. Now it has a sensitive bump that feels hard to touch where the cut was. Now what?

Hand surgeon: A hand surgeon is best qualified to evaluate, advise and, if needed, to treat this problem. This may simply be scar tissue formation, but since it's tender and over a joint, it's just as well that he has it checked. ...Read more

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I have a small painful (almost stinging) bump on my left index finger it is flesh coloured and really can only be felt. I noticed it this morning. Then there was a painless pinkish light coloured right above the knuckle of that index finger that me notice

PAINFUL FINGER BUMP: WITHOUT SEEING OR FEELING THIS BUMP, IT'S HARD TO KNOW WHAT EXACTLY THIS IS.
WHILE IT DOES NOT SOUND DANGEROUS OR SERIOUS, PLEASE SEE YOUR PCP. HE OR SHE MIGHT HAVE A SOLUTION. IF NOT, THESE DOCTORS WILL REFER YOU TO THE APPROPRIATE SPECIALIST, LIKE A DERMATOLOGIST OR A HAND SURGEON.
THANK YOU, FOR YOUR QUESTION. ...Read more

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I have a hard bump between first and second knuckle of ring finger. Not sore. About a quarter inch. It's not on the knuckle. What is it?

I have a hard bump between first and second knuckle of ring finger. Not sore. About a quarter inch. It's not on the knuckle. What is it?

Few pissibilities: There are a few pissibilities. Could be a calcified lump or a cyst or fatty growth. The best thing is to see your doctor and consider removal ...Read more

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I hae a small vein coloured slightly raised bump on my finger. It's in the crease of the knuckle of finger and I can see it below the skin.

I hae a small vein coloured slightly raised bump on my finger. It's in the crease of the knuckle of finger and I can see it below the skin.

? ganglion cyst: It is hard to say what that may be without a proper exam however what you describe may be a ganglion cyst. Ganglion cyst are nodules are when the joint or knuckle protrude out in a cyst or nodule. They can sometime have a bluish color. ...Read more

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Hello i have a very small very hard bump on my left-hand right at the bottom of my finger (one before the pinky) and just before the knuckle it's not v?

Hello i have a very small very hard bump on my left-hand right at the bottom of my finger (one before the pinky) and just before the knuckle it's not v?

What is "V"?: It is difficult to tell from your question. Do you possibly mean to say if it is not a so called "verucca", in other words a wart? Hard to tell, but judging by the location, it could be one. A doctor would need to see it and perhaps submitting quality photographs may also be helpfull. ...Read more

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Hey. I have fair bumps on my index, ring and pinky finger on the inside and outside knuckle on right hand that are itching like mad.

Hey. I have fair bumps on my index, ring and pinky finger on the inside and outside knuckle on right hand that are itching like mad.

Well : There are a few possibilities contact dermatitis from the metal in your ring or jewelry or a fungus or something called an ID reaction which causes a rash.in order to diagnose and treat a rash of physician needs to look at it try HealthTap visit with video or pictures for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I have tiny bumps that are spreading only around my middle finger from my knuckle to my back end of my finger. Clear fluid inside and not red bumps.

Hand dermatitis: This sounds like a special form of ezcema / dermatitis called dyshidrotic dermatitis. It comes as intensely itchy water filled bumps usually on the margins of the fingers. See your dermatologist for prescription strength topical steroids to treat the condition. ...Read more

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I have aching pain in my pinky finger. No swelling/redness. Worse in the cold. Slight bump and I get a sharp, stabbing pain down tip into knuckle.

I have aching pain in my pinky finger. No swelling/redness. Worse in the cold. Slight bump and I get a sharp, stabbing pain down tip into knuckle.

Bumps aren't normal : There on your pinky. Do you mean nodule? Circulation may be an issue during the cold weather. Discuss this with your PCP so s/he can evaluate you further and see what can be done for treatment options. ...Read more

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Punched glass, the swelling has gone down some. I can feel a little bump on my 4th metacarpal on my ring finger. Finger & knuckle-wrist is real sore?

Punched glass, the swelling has gone down some. I can feel a little bump on my 4th metacarpal on my ring finger. Finger & knuckle-wrist is real sore?

Be seen: I would recommend being seen and having an X-ray. There is something called a "boxers fracture" that can be caused by striking something with a closed fist. The "bump" you are describing could be a displaced fracture which might require reduction for a good result. ...Read more

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Did I Fracture or jam my middle finger under knuckle? It is swollen and has pain! It is not bruised but on the side there is a bump that is red.

Did I Fracture or jam my middle finger under knuckle?  It is swollen and has pain! It is not bruised but on the side there is a bump that is red.

Swelling and pain: Can be a sign of trauma, bruising or fracture. Also, a puncture wound associated with infection. Striking or hitting something with fist can cut the skin over a knuckle and pierce the joint space, leading to an infection. Human teeth, are notorious for these severe knuckle infections after altercations. Red bump can mean a lot of things but red, swollen pain _ get evaluated ...Read more

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What is it? I have red bumps over finger and toe joints, finger/toe tenderness to touch and cold hands. Sometimes knuckles turn purple

What is it? I have red bumps over finger and toe joints, finger/toe tenderness to touch and cold hands. Sometimes knuckles turn purple

Many things to consi: Many things to consider including a variation of arthritis, myositis muscle things, and a variety of rashes. Would ask your physician to evaluate or send you to a rheumatologist and/or a dermatologist. This may be very simple or it might be a complex issue. ...Read more

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Hi, I feel a little bump on top of my middle finger just above my knuckle, & is extremely painful/aches when I rub or put pressure on it?

Hi, I feel a little bump on top of my middle finger just above my knuckle, & is extremely painful/aches when I rub or put pressure on it?

In that: Location a number of possibilities ....a ganglion (small herniation of a tendon in its sheath), neuroma (benign growth from a nerve) and a bone SPUR (Exostosis)
Get it checked out by your PCP who may wish to refe you to a hand specialist.
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...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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I have bumps in the palms of my right hand below my ring finger. What could they be?

I have bumps in the palms of my right hand below my ring finger.  What could they be?

Cant tell by reading: There are bumps and there are bumps. Dermatology rarely can be practiced without actually seeing the lesions. Most common things are various forms of eczema, but it could be anything. If this has been persistent and is bothering/worrying you (which it obviously is, at least the worrying part), someone has to look at it and talk to you to be able to tell you what it is. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my middle finger on my left hand I had it for 2 months what could it be?

I have a bump on my middle finger on my left hand I had it for 2 months what could it be?

Ganglion Cyst: Could be a ganglion cyst. These typically do not hurt, however may cause issues like trigger finger and make it hard to flex/extend fingers. Consider seeing a hand specialist if it does not resolve or gets worse. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my left hand, it moves when I️ move my middle finger. It does not hurt and i have no pain. When i push down it is hard?

I have a bump on my left hand, it moves when I️ move my middle finger. It does not hurt and i have no pain. When i push down it is hard?

Ganglion?: Tends to present on the hand and be painless and move with the tendon as is attached/adjacent to it. Have a look at the information below see if consistent. For specific formal diagnosis and management please consult a doctor licensed in your area.
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ganglion-cyst/symptoms-causes/syc-20351156 ...Read more

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I have this bump on my hand a few centimeters away from my middle finger and I was wondering what it was? Its red and when i touch it, it hurts?

I have this bump on my hand a few centimeters away from my middle finger and I was wondering what it was? Its red and when i touch it, it hurts?

Get an exam by a Doc: It may be an infection but it is hard to tell without more detailed history(how long has it been there?) and a physical examination. You should seek medical attention and an examination by a doctor without delay. ...Read more