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Finger Has Small Bone Hanging At Joing
Found a small hard lump on joint of middle right finger, palm side (where hand meets finger). Slightly painful if pushed. ?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Fractured the end phalange of my thumb on the outside near the IP joint at new year now have large hard bony lump on inside of thumb on IP joint?
Stabbed finger w/ knife on 12/25 at top of proximal phalanx just below pip joint. Cut healed fine but now have limited motion and hurts some??
Seek Orthopedic Eval: Sometimes minor puncture injuries around a finger can penetrate into the joint. This is especially true on the "top" (dorsal) finger. This can deliver bacteria into the joint. Once in the joint, an infection results which can result in pain, swelling, redness, stiffness that worsens over time. Recommend immediate evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon to make sure the joint is not infected. ...Read more
Very hard blow to the dorsum of my hand btw index & middle finger, proximal to mcp jt by elbow. In min.S lrg golf ball bubble on hand, ++swell/bruise?
Need more info: was there trauma? Is it on the top of your wrist or the palm surface? How long has it been like that and did it happen all of a sudden or over time? Could be a synovial cyst. If it hurts bad go to the emergency room. Either way it sunds like you should be seen ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Playing hockey thumb got trapped between ball and stick. Tip of thumb is very bruised, swollen, tender to touch where meets next bone. Best treatment?
Involved in a fight the person moved and she punched the wall closed fist knuckles are red swollen sliding noise when moves her finger knuckle joint?
My 14yo son (soccer player) has a golf ball size bony mass under his right knee. top of his shine bone. painful at times. Grad. gotten bigger.
Osgood-Schlatter?: Osgood-Schlatter knee is a common cause of knee pain in teens. It is inflammation of the area just below the knee where the tendon from the kneecap (patellar tendon) attaches to the shinbone (tibia). Because physical activity puts additional stress on bones, muscles, and tendons, kids who participate in sports (such as running or jumping sports) have a higher chance of this. His doctor can help. ...Read more
Shattered big toe! 3 breaks and a large fracture. One break is down the middle of bone and has moved 4mm away from other part or bone! Crutches?!
RICE NOW See DOC: RICE (Rest Ice Compression Elevation) and Crutches for 48-72 hours while you are waiting to see the Orthopedic Surgeon or Podiatrist for evaluation. Do not walk on this fracture until you have been cleared by your Doctor. If you can't see a specialist, see your Primary Care Doc or Urgent Care Doc who can Consult a Specialist. You will need a splint to cast or a splint to walking boot for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp pain through knuckle on left index finger, had for over a month. Bone in joint appears bigger than opposite hand?
Middle finger curbs at the upper phalanx towards the little finger.46 years old male.Psoriasis.Hay fever.
I hit my r hand on a ceiling joist approximately 7 weeks ago. With extension of the middle finger the tendon moves towards my wrist and forms a lump.
My engagement ring (solitaire with plain band) is aching my finger bone. Its a little swollen, not red, and a small fleshy bump developed. Why?
It may be too tight: If it doesn't move easily - consider removing it by using dish detergent with water to slide off. It may be wearing against a particular part of your finger. Keep it off until the swelling goes down. Get it re-sized if it is always tight. Take care. ...Read more
My 12 year old daughter has an odd bony growth at the end of her clavicle where it meets the sternum. It feels like a bony overgrowth that sticks out.It is about the size of a pencil eraser and can be seen sticking out through the skin. It is not painfu
Injured hand. Looking palm side R hand, bruise at base of outer part of thumb & outer bottom palm part of hand. Can move thumb. Could it be ligament?
Bruising: Indicates injury and bleeding under the skin that's what the bruises Are so anything that causes a little bit of bleeding can cause bruising it could be a ligament or tendon a the bone just some capillaries or can be something called a bruise which is just basically local irritation from impact or trauma ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Broken finger? My index finger is sore on the bottom joint, and there feels like there is a really small bone sticking up under the skin. Is it broken
Could be: You need to get an xray.Get a more detailed answer ›
Punched a wall. Pinky seems a lil crooked, and slight swelling in the back of hand area below ring and pinky fingers. Fist can be clenched. Fracture ?
Boxers Fracture: You have likely fractured the head of your 5th metacarpal neck with possible displacement and angulation. Do not use your hand, protect it and visit an Orthopaedic Surgeon in clinic. You need x-rays and splinting until an ortho has a chance to schedule you for a closed reduction of the fracture (putting it back in place) and then percutaneous pinning, casting, or in some cases operative fixation. ...Read more
Tiny hard knot in the side of my wrist. Not protruding,not growing, hard as a brick and stuck to the bone. Doesn't move. Will a brace help? Bone spur?
No: No, a brace would be unlikely to help with what you are describing. It could very well be a bone spur. I would not hesitate to be seen and evaluated for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Complete dislocation of pip joint on 3rd finger, deviated toward thumb. Reduced in under 60 sec, no fracture. Healing time?
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