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Doctor insights on: Causes Of White Bumps On Joints

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What could cause wollen joints, and calluses/bumps on fingers?

What could cause wollen joints, and calluses/bumps on fingers?

Many possibilities: Joint swelling is a sign of inflammation. If chronic , it can be related to a systemic cause such as autoimmune disorders (lupus), or age-related degenerative cause (osteoarthritis). If is is self-limited, a minor injury may be the cause. Calluses are caused by chronic pressure. "bumps" could be anything but may indicate chronic joint disease. See your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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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


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I have AC joint separation, will the bump cause any physical problems with sports?

I have AC joint separation, will the bump cause any physical problems with sports?

AC SEPARATION: Typically an AC JOINT separation can be treated conservatively when it is only a type 2 or 3. Treatment consists of therapy to regain motion after a short period in a sling. If pain persists or you have pain with activities then sometimes surgical intervention is warranted. Consult an Orthopaedic surgeon for a complete work up. Hope this information is helpful. Take care. Wilsonshoulder.com ...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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Ac joint separation: will the bump cause any physical problems when doing sports?

Ac joint separation: will the bump cause any physical problems when doing sports?

Nope: As long as the clavicle is not dislocated posteriorly should be fine to participate in sports when healed. ...Read more

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What are the bumps on my joints?

Joints and bumps: Bumps on joints could be from differnet casues. These may include rheumatoid nodules which are due to rheumatoid arthritis. Another possibility is ganglion cysts. An evaluation with your doctor would help determine the cause. ...Read more

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What might the bump in the joint of my finger be?

What might the bump in the joint of my finger be?

Possibly ganglion : I have seen this with tumors though and should be examined by your doc. Giant ceel tumor comes to mind. ...Read more

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What are the smooth bumps on my finger joints?

What are the smooth bumps on my finger joints?

Finger joint bumps: Two things: generally thickened, callused epithelial tissue. The other possibility in some folks include viral etiology of warts. ...Read more