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Case of arthritis in the wrist or perhaps a joint issue. Bump under skin?

Case of arthritis in the wrist or perhaps a joint issue. Bump under skin?

? ganglion cyst: This could be something called a ganglion cyst. It is a collection of fiuid that outpouches from the sheath that holds a tendon. The sheath can get irritated and form a cyst which has a rubbery consistency. Your doctor should be able to help you if this is what it is. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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Can virus cause itchy bumps in the joint area? Daughter has little bumps around her elbows and inside wrist area.

Can virus cause itchy bumps in the joint area?   Daughter has little bumps around her elbows and inside wrist area.

Possible but: Unusual to involve these areas alone. Do they itch? How long has this been present? If this has been present for at least a few weeks and itch, then eczema would be the most likely cause for a child of this age. ...Read more

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I have a knee joint issue from doing squats. How can I prevent further injury?

I have a knee joint issue from doing squats. How can I prevent further injury?

Avoidance: You should avoid the exercise that caused the injury. However, once healed you may be able to return to the exercise with caution. ...Read more

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Torn rotator cuff injury from mar13. Physio says i now have AC joint issue & shoulder sits lower. I have pain , should I see surgeon, how to treat?

Torn rotator cuff injury from mar13. Physio says i now have AC joint issue & shoulder sits lower. I have pain , should I see surgeon, how to treat?

Rotator cuff injury: Don't know mechanism of injury or how it was diagnosed.If you do in fact have a rotator cuff tear(by history, p.E., and confirmed by mri)than i would see ors well-trained in arthroscopic rot. Cuff repair.Ac joint and scapulothoracic issues can be tx.@same time or postoperatively. ...Read more

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I have a ganglion / cyst on my wrist joint but it has just popped under my skin is it anything to worry about?

I have a ganglion / cyst on my wrist joint but it has just popped under my skin is it anything to worry about?

Wrist mass: How do u know that it is a ganglion? If u have a wrist mass which is not painful, does not affect your wrist motion or function , is not progressively getting bigger, than u can just keep an eye on it . Otherwise get it checked ...Read more

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I have a swelling in my right wrist joint that can be seen like a bubble under my skin when I bend it. What is it?

I have a swelling in my right wrist joint that can be seen like a bubble under my skin when I bend it. What is it?

Ganglion: A ganglion cyst is a swelling at crease of wrist which arise between bones of wrist. This can be ignored if not painful. If painful out patient surgery with orthopedist or hand surgeon can remove this cyst but there is a 15 per cent recurrence rate after surgery. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more


Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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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