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I have a single small, red bump on the inside of my ring finger. It's tender to the touch and kind of tingles if i press on it. What could it be?
FINGER FINDING: The sides of the fingers are often the site of a flare-up of a condition known as dyshidrotic eczema, which is a chronic condition characterized by intermittent flares usually brought on by irritants or stress. Dry skin is also a common finding. When flared, small red, painful bumps can occur which occasionally require topical steroids to resolve. Isolated lesions are rare, but can occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right forearm pain that radiates to middle finger. Very tender to touch on both arm and finger. Was sore all week, then over extended wrist today.
Get It Examined: Your description raises a lot of questions. Like, where do the wild geese go? What is the cube root of zero? Did Columbus floss? And...have you done anything to over-use or strain your wrist? Any past traumas, operations, infections? Do you work in the garden? Any rose thorn punctures? Cat scratches or bites? Are you a bike enthusiast? Anyway, you see, what I'm getting at is this: go to the doctor ...Read more
Can a painful ganglion cyst in my wrist be causing the dull ache in my fingers and tenderness at the tip of my pointer finger? No numbness/tingling.
Hi. I have a small green spot next to the nail on my right ring finger. It is tender and it comes and goes. What could it be?
Possible fungal: infection. Please consult your physician or submit photo documentation. ...Read more
My left index finger has been tender since this summer. I've tried icing and resting it, but i'm scared to go to the doctor. Any ideas?
Index finger pain: Isolated pain in just the index finger of one hand is not very common. Arthritis, especially where one's work involves repetitive tasks using that finger can do it. Chronic tendonitis of the flexor tendors for the finger can do it. Sometimes this results in what is called a 'trigger finger' where on flexing and extending, it seems to get stuck some times. A cortisone shot might help either. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer