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Painful lump on bone under skin on finger joint?

Painful lump on bone under skin on finger joint?

Ganglion: This sounds like a ganglion cyst also known as a retinacular cyst. This is a fluid filled sac that comes from the tendons that bend down the fingers. To confirm the diagnosis i would recommend trying to remove the fluid with a needle. These usually go away, sometimes they require surgery to remove. ...Read more

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What cause nodules on thumbs?

What cause nodules on thumbs?

Couple of things: Somewhat common is a ganglion cyst (small collection of concentrated joint fluid). Gouty tophus, or maybe a bone/cartilage cyst, or bone spur can form "nodules" on the thumb area. If it is bothersome to you, i suggest getting evaluated. Good luck. ...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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Does eczema cause tiny painful bumps on the palm of hands?

Does eczema cause tiny painful bumps on the palm of hands?

Yes.: A form of hand eczema called dyshidrosis occurs as small blisters on the palms and sides of the fingers. ...Read more

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What causes small skin bumps on my knees?

What causes small skin bumps on my knees?

Burisitis: The knee area have a lot of bursa sac in it , the first thing i will think about is bursitis. ...Read more

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Red bumps on my elbows and knuckles, what are they?

Red bumps on my elbows and knuckles, what are they?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Small itchy bumps on my knuckle?

Small itchy bumps on my knuckle?

Itchy bumps: Small bumps can occur on the skin for a variety of reasons, but when they are "ichy" it is usually an indication that they are a "reaction" to something - an "allergy". You may be allergic to something that your skin is coming in contact with like a soap or lotion - could also be clothing. Try to find out what is causing the reaction, eliminate it, and see if it gets better. Steroid cream may help. ...Read more

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Painful raised lumps on the palm of my hand ?

Painful raised lumps on the palm of my hand ?

Painful raised lumps: May be ganglion cysts especially if engage in repetitive work or trauma and if at joint areas. There are small nerve cysts. see http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00006 or may be pustules/ papules that are infected. usually red,Could try bacitracin and see if helps. Rarely could be from contractures steroids. F/U with doc/ urgent care ...Read more

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Tiny clusters of bumps on my thumb, palm and inner foot. Help?

Tiny clusters of bumps on my thumb, palm and inner foot. Help?

Did you bump me.: There are a whole lot of things out there that can cause tiny clusters of bumps, especially on the hands and feet. A little more on the actual description would go a long way in removing some of the possibilities. Things like size, shape, color, firmness, pain and itching to name some considerations. The idea is to start treatment while the clusters are small and in only a couple of locations. ...Read more

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Hard bumps under skin on ankles are what?

Hard bumps under skin on ankles are what?

Hard bumps: There are a variety of causes of hard bumps under the skin, including cysts, acne, harmless or potentially harmful tumors. Please see your healthcare professional. ...Read more

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Small bumps on my ankle meaning?

Small bumps on my ankle meaning?

Need more Info: Bumps can be caused from gangilions, epdermal inclusion cyst, rash, dermatitis etc. Please give size color painful, itching, hard soft moveable translucent? ...Read more

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Are the tiny red dots on my skin age related?

Are the tiny red dots on my skin age related?

Can't give you an: accurate answer. These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. ...Read more

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Two hard bumps under skin on penis. Tumors?

Two hard bumps under skin on penis. Tumors?

Hard bump: This may be as harmless as a blocked hair follicle, but may be a more serious infection, harmless or harmful tumor. Please get it checked by a healthcare professional. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps popping up on side of neck?

Itchy bumps popping up on side of neck?

Itchy bumps: Many things can present as itchy bumps including hives, eczema, contact dermatitis (allergic reaction), acne, infections such as folliculitis among many others. Please see your doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause tiny little callus-like bumps on my hands?

What can cause tiny little callus-like bumps on my hands?

If at the DIP joints: of fiI saly, , theeberdens nodes, if psoriasis it is the cause. If on the pads of the fingrs could B calluses. It takes a Hx xam & films 2 make the Dx.C ortho & referred 2 Derm if needed. Also can B small from lap top use or touch pad tablets. Driving writing. The causes R endless. . ...Read more

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Raised lumps on penis from friction?

Raised lumps on penis from friction?

If you mean: With masturbation, and you're doing it correctly, the answer is it shouldn't happen. If you're too aggressive and are approaching masturbation as mma, then i guess it's possible. Be gentle with your penis, it's the only one you'll ever have. ...Read more