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Causes Of White Bumps On Joints
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 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
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
What would cause hard small bumps to form near or on the joints of my fingers on the palm side of my hand? They form quickly and are painful.
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
Can virus cause itchy bumps in the joint area? Daughter has little bumps around her elbows and inside wrist area.
Nope: As long as the clavicle is not dislocated posteriorly should be fine to participate in sports when healed. ...Read more
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
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?
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
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
Hand surgeon: Lumps and bumps of the hand and wrist are best evaluated by a fellowship trained hand surgeon. ...Read more
I have a bump on my thumb joint near the carpal metacarpal joint it isn t tender but it seems bigger than at first it s about the size of a pea?
Ac joint injury from fall. Bump showing, went to a specialist and the xrays came out okay. He advised doing nothing? Should I be concerned about bump
If X-rays R -,: That means the injury 2 the AC joint is a grade 1, meaning it was "jammed" but no structural damage was seen. This is a joint active in all shoulder & arm motion, & can B "sprained" like any other joint. Doing nothing now is the best plan. Give it time & C if it clears. If it persists B re-evaled. Also, if the imaging was not done with U standing & holding weights in both hands, the eval not cmplt ...Read more
I have small bumps throughout my fingers, most are on the joints. I also have horizontal ridges in my nails, the deepest ones on my thumbnails, help!
Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many 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
X-ray: Go get your finger an X-ray of your finger to see if there is a fracture. Additionally, there may be an infection at the site of the fracture. This needs to be done right away as this can be very serious. ...Read more
I wake up my upper body is flushed, sometimes my joints are inflamed and bright red in my hands with bumps what can this be?
My 1yo has bumps around her joints at times like bug bites, on covered/un areas. They don't bother her & go away w/benadryl. What is this?
Difficult to say...: Rashes are undeniably one of the most difficult diagnoses without some visual input. Bumps near joints that go away with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) does not sound serious, bur certainly seems bothersome. The Best idea is to take your 1 y/o to the pediatrician, or at least snap a photo on your phone to ask your pediatrician on the next office visit. Is there a dog or kitten in the house? ...Read more
It's started only 3 months ago but joints in fingers/toes are so painful, and have hard bumps and hard cartlidge, gets worse daily? What is it
7yr old has hard bump under skin on pinky finger near joint, very small and you cannot see thr bump but you can feel it if you rub his finger. No pain?
Benign bumps & lumps: What you describe could be a callous or could be a wart. Warts are caused by a virus, Papilloma Virus, which is contagious. Treatments include duct tape, OTC Salicylic Acid and freezing. Please navigat to the following website for more info. http://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/skin/Pages/Warts.asp ...Read more
My shoulder hurts, I lost some range of motion, and there's a bump at the back. I was hit in the shoulder 3 days ago. Is the joint unstable?
Varies: There are multiple possibilities including a minor soft tissue injury from blunt trauma to a serious ligament or tendon injury. If your pain persists or worsens, it would be reasonable to be seen and evaluated. ...Read more
I have a small blue hard bump at the Palm side of my index finger's middle joint. It's been around for 3 weeks disappeared for 2 days and is back.
Vein thrombosis: The most common cause of this kind of bump is trauma to a blood vessel in the palm resulting in a little clot. It is not dangerous for spreading. You experienced the normal course (disappearance in 2-3 weeks) and it was probably reinjured. However, if it persists, you should see a Dermatologist to make sure it is not a benign growth of blood vessels, pyogenic granuloma or hemangioma. Good wishes:) ...Read more