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Bumps On Knuckles Symptoms
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red spots on body and tiny (whitish) raised bumps on hand. Are these symptoms of anything serious?
Has persisted for 24 hours symptoms include itching of palms and soles of feet bumps in groups on heel of hand none on feet no redness tried Benadryl (diphenhydramine) ?
If I have little red bumps on my hands do I have hand-foot-mouth disease? What are the other symptoms?
Could be: Hand-foot-mouth disease is a virus most commonly seen in younger children, but anyone can get it. It typically causes a fever and red bumps or spots on the palms of the hands, soles of the feet and inside and around the mouth. It is common, especially in adults, to get some but not all symptoms. For more info, see http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hand-foot-and-mouth-disease/ds00599. ...Read more
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
Yesterday I saw a soft bump on my elbows. But today I have realized small dots forming around my knuckles. Should I be concerned ? What is it?
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
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
Most likely its the: Ends of a broken bone which probably are angulated at the break site or if the injury is 4-6 weeks old, it might be the healing bony tissue. The tendon will probably not cause a bump, unless its torn with rolled edges on it and that'll be either on the front or back of the knuckle, and not on its sides. ...Read more
Check again: Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (jra) causes soft puffy swelling around the joints, not hard little bb sized nodules. Rheumatoid arthritis usually found in adults causes harder nodules but they do not hurt. So, i would not jump to the conclusion that this is jra. Your pediatrician should be able to help. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Many possibilities : It's hard to know for certain without looking at them. If the bumps are not bothering her, warts or molluscum contagiosum are two common possibilities. If the bumps are itchy, eczema or a skin reaction are possibilities. Often a physical exam is all that's needed to make the diagnosis. ...Read more
Dr. Linville answers...Follow up question:
i also have cspine ddd. Will this also cause small bone bumps to form near knuckles?
Bumps on knuckles: Heberden's nodes are genetic arthritic spurs on the distal finger joints, more common in women (look at mom, nana, or auntie's fingers). Bouchards nodes, affect the proximal knuckle (closest to the palm) and are less common. These are arthritic, but not specifically related to cervical ddd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have a soft bump on my middle fingerbetween the knuckle and fingernail. It is not painful but it seems to be distorting the shape of my fingernail .
Mucous cyst: This is not uncommon. Surgery will make it go away. ...Read more