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Dr. Rhett Griggs
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
14 years in practice
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Is a bump in knuckle normal after a tore muscle?

Dr. Rhett Griggs
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
14 years in practice
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Is a bump in knuckle normal after a tore muscle?

See hand doc: You shout get a physical exam by hand doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Hinkle
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Dr. Susanne Gee
Board Certified, Dermatology
21 years in practice
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Painful red bumps on knuckles. Happening on &off for years.What could this be? It doesn't itch, its not dry skin, nor is it hard in nature.

Dr. Susanne Gee
Board Certified, Dermatology
21 years in practice
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Possibly eczema: Dermatology relies on visual clues more than any other field. Several diagnoses come to mind, but small details in the presentation will define the lesion. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Board Certified, Podiatry
17 years in practice
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Experiencing joint pain in fibgers and a bump on knuckle painful to touch?

Dr. Payam Rafat
Board Certified, Podiatry
17 years in practice
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Experiencing joint pain in fibgers and a bump on knuckle painful to touch?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Board Certified, Podiatry
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
25 years in practice
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I have tiny bumps and itchy knuckles..What could it be?

Dr. Jon Fishburn
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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I have tiny bumps and itchy knuckles..What could it be?

Ecezema : It sounds like ecezema. Only an examination would be confirmatory. A variety of conditions affecting the skin can have itchiness and bumps as symptoms. A dermatologist is an expert who can confirm what your condition is, and an recommend the proper treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Board Certified, Podiatry
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Bump on the knuckle thats white and itches, what could this be?

Dr. Payam Rafat
Board Certified, Podiatry
17 years in practice
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Bump on the knuckle thats white and itches, what could this be?

Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, infection, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. David Carl Houghton
Board Certified, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
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I have a little bump on my knuckle. It is pinhead sized and flesh colored and not very raised off the skin. Result of my dry skin?

Dr. David Carl Houghton
Board Certified, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
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I have a little bump on my knuckle. It is pinhead sized and flesh colored and not very raised off the skin. Result of my dry skin?

Sounds very small: Something so small could be almost anything. A wart, a plugged pore, etc. Doesn't sound like anything to be concerned about right now. You can take a photo and submit it through a virtual consult on HealthTap Prime if it's getting bigger. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
16 years in practice
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Small itchy bumps on my knuckle?

Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
16 years in practice
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Small itchy bumps on my knuckle?

Itchy bumps: Small bumps can occur on the skin for a variety of reasons, but when they are "ichy" it is usually an indication that they are a "reaction" to something - an "allergy". You may be allergic to something that your skin is coming in contact with like a soap or lotion - could also be clothing. Try to find out what is causing the reaction, eliminate it, and see if it gets better. Steroid cream may help. ...Read more

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Dr. Mohammad Khan
Board Certified, Pediatrics
25 years in practice
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My bf has been getting white/clear bumps on his knuckles/wrist on & off for a while & we don't know what it could be .. He has no symptoms/ effects .?

Dr. Mohammad Khan
Board Certified, Pediatrics
25 years in practice
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My bf has been getting white/clear bumps on his knuckles/wrist on & off for a while & we don't know what it could be .. He has no symptoms/ effects .?

Molluscum?: May be molluscum contagious. A kind of viral bumps that cause no problems. Check the images of this conditions if they resemble those bumps that you see ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
27 years in practice
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Itchy red bump on end knuckle then a permanent knot. Then another formed on the other side of the same knuckle. No pain but a little stiff.?

Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
27 years in practice
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Itchy red bump on end knuckle then a permanent knot.  Then another formed on the other side of the same knuckle.  No pain but a little stiff.?

Knuckle Pads: Knuckle pads are benign, asymptomatic, well-circumscribed, smooth, firm, skin-colored papules, nodules, or plaques, located in the skin over the dorsal aspects of the metacarpophalangeal (mcp) and interphalangeal (ip) joints. A history of repetitive trauma related to sports or occupation is often present. ...Read more

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