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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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Iwhite bumps on the back of my tongue. Visible if I stick my tongue out. Can only feel if I slide finger down gag reflex. No other symptoms?

Iwhite bumps on the back of my tongue. Visible if I stick my tongue out. Can only feel if I slide finger down gag reflex. No other symptoms?

Normal anatomy: Get thee to an anatomy textbook or if you must go the Internet and check out the anatomy of the tongue. You are probably just noting your normal anatomy for the first time! ...Read more

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What's the best way to tell a doc I've had symptoms of Lyme,hernia,Celiac,heart,tongue,ear,neck,finger,fog,torso,tick bumps/bruising, problems?

What's the best way to tell a doc I've had symptoms of Lyme,hernia,Celiac,heart,tongue,ear,neck,finger,fog,torso,tick bumps/bruising, problems?

Write it down: You can prepare for a visit by writing down any symptom or set of symptoms/findings in an organized way.Include when they started, any things that you think alter the intensity,anything you have done that helped. Make up a comprehensive list, review it to make sure you have it all. Have a trusted friend readmit to see if it is clear and concise.Hand it to the nurse or tech before the visit. ...Read more

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Small white bumps on fingers?

Small white bumps on fingers?

Sounds like: Neurodermatitis, especially if you have little blister like eruptions before white bumps appear. Dry your hands completely after every handwashing, apply 1% Hydrocortisone cream at bedtime, and wear gloves to bed. If this doesn't do it, it is dermatologist time. ...Read more

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I have small irritating bumps on fingers?

I have small irritating bumps on fingers?

Many possibilities: Some causes of “raised bumps” may include soft tissue masses, infection, ganglions, fibromas, inflamed lymph nodes, and cysts. Have the area evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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When will these bumps go away on my finger?

When will these bumps go away on my finger?

Warts: If you are talking about warts, you need to see a dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have small white bumps on my fingers. what are they?

What to do if I have small white bumps on my fingers. what are they?

Rash: It is almost impossible for us here on health tap to tell what the rash is because we can't see it. Your best bet is to go to the doctor and get specific treatment for this rash. ...Read more

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The small bump on my finger when writing has been there for a few years now, what shall I do?

The small bump on my finger when writing has been there for a few years now, what shall I do?

Doctor examination: May either be a cyst, ganglion or callus. An examination by the doctor should help work out which one it is and if unclear facilitate the ordering of the appropriate test. ...Read more

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A friend of mine has black bumps that started at his finger tips is this something he should worry about?

A friend of mine has black bumps that started at his finger tips is this something he should worry about?

Yes: Especially of they are tender and he is running a fever. This could be a sign of endocarditis, which is a serious infection of the valves of the heart. Please have him go right to the er and be seen. ...Read more

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Why do I have two little bumps on my finger? They don't hurt they just bother me. What should I do? Thanks:)

Bumps: Are most likely wart, common skin problem caused by the virus. If you desire you can remove them. See a health practitioner. ...Read more

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There is a growing bump on my sister's finger, and whenever it's cut it bleeds a lot. Should we be concerned?

There is a growing bump on my sister's finger, and whenever it's cut it bleeds a lot. Should we be concerned?

Growing finger lump: A wart is probably the leading cause of enlarging bump with easy bleeding. There are other kinds of mostly benign skin nodules and cysts that could do this, and there are certain malformations of blood vessels that can do this. While i don't think it is urgent, I do think you should see a doctor because if is getting irritated enough for recurrent bleeding, it might get infected. It can be removed. ...Read more

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I get random small painful bumps on my finger what could this be? it is only a few and they are painful to touch

Possibly dyshydrotic: eczema. Search for a picture of it on www.mayoclinic.com or www.johnshopkins.com. If it matches get a scrip from your doc for a potent topical steroid and a silk medication glove. ...Read more

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I've got a hard bump on the side of my finger that I suddenly felt when writing. Do you know what this could mean?

I've got a hard bump on the side of my finger that I suddenly felt when writing. Do you know what this could mean?

Benign: Hi SMatthews, Sorry to hear that you have been worried. Based on your description, it sound like it is nothing to worry about. If it is a pressure point where you normally grip the pencil or pen, it is probably just a callus. Rest on that area or loosening your grip on the pencil will help it disappear. It will likely be there for at least a few weeks, even with rest. Hope this helps. ...Read more