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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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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


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What would cause a hard callous type of bump, on top of the PIP finger joint?

What would cause a hard callous type of bump, on top of the PIP finger joint?

Callous PIP finger: I would suspect using something like scissors in your work or hobby. Can do 2nd opinion and you can send pictures and we can talk to figure out what it is. ...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

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Hard round bump inside finger middle joint no pain but can not wear my ring,bump is moveable side to side .?

Hard round bump inside finger middle joint no pain but can not wear my ring,bump is moveable side to side .?

Cyst: What you describe sounds like a cyst - round, mobile, painless. You can see a surgeon for further evaluation. Good health. ...Read more

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What is this hard bump on my finger joint?

See details: It depends of which joint. It may be bony enlargement secondary to osteoarthritis. It may be a synovial cyst. If you are concerned have it evaluated and the hand x rayed. ...Read more

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I injured the tip of my baby finger years ago about 3 years ago i developed a large rock hard bump on the joint, what could it be?

Joint problem?: This could be an unrecognized joint injury or possibly a sign of arthritis. Get checked out by an orthopaedic surgeon. One in your area can be found at www.Aaos.Org. ...Read more

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I jammed my finger but never got it checked out now there is a big bump on my joint and its pops when I bent my finger what do I do so its goes away?

I jammed my finger but never got it checked out now there is a big bump on my joint and its pops when I bent my finger what do I do so its goes away?

Hairline Fracture: With a big bump on your joint, it is highly probably that you have a healing hairline fracture. See your physician for an exam, xray, and splint as necessary. ...Read more

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Help, I have black bump randomly appeared on finger; I also have pain In the upper joint of finger, what could this be I have being for a finger scan ?

Bump on finger: For how long you had the bump and the pain? Is the size of the bump increases in size, as well the pain in intensity. What is the color of the skin? is the bump attached to the skin or to the bone? You need to see a hand surgeon, and had an MRI of the hand. This will dictate future treatment. ...Read more

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I have a hard bump on my joint of my middle finger what is it?

I have a hard bump on my joint of my middle finger what is it?

Which joint?: Depends on which joint it is. This could be anything from a small benign cyst to a bony exostosis or bone growth. If it is tender or is growing, i would recommend evaluation by a health care professional. ...Read more

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How to get rid of hard bumps on hand joints?

How to get rid of hard bumps on hand joints?

What are they?: Some hard asymptomatic patient described bumps may be normal anatomy. See a doctor to determine what it is before knowing how to get rid of it ...Read more