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Dr. Richard Carlin
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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Chalazion surgery 3 weeks ago no more swelling but can feel hard bump with finger under eye is that scar tissue? Its not visible at all. & doesn't hur

Dr. Richard Carlin
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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Chalazion surgery 3 weeks ago no more swelling but can feel hard bump with finger under eye is that scar tissue? Its not visible at all. & doesn't hur

Residual chalazion: It's either a residual chalazion or scar tissue. Best suggestion is to ask your surgeon about it. If it is a residual chai on it may get bigger over time. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Jon Sieber
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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I have a hard bump on my finger this bump looks clear and is hard. I feel like it could be punctured with a needle but not sure.?

Dr. Jon Sieber
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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I have a hard bump on my finger this bump looks clear and is hard.  I feel like it could be punctured with a needle but not sure.?

Mucous cyst: if on dorsal finger just prox. to nail it is a mucous cyst originating from the DIP joint. Do not puncture this as you will cause a septic joint. If cyst painful and will not go away I would excise the ganglion, a simple operation. Mucous cyst is the same as a ganglion only at the finger DIP joint ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Board Certified, Family Medicine
10 years in practice
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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 .?

Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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 .?

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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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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What is this hard bump on my finger joint?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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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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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
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Got a small hard squishy bump on index finger that hurt when pressed on?

Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
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Got a small hard squishy bump on index finger that hurt when pressed on?

Ganglion cyst?: I'll bet that's what you've got. Show your physician next time you visit for a routine physical. If the thing starts growing massively or gets painful, get seen sooner. ...Read more

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Dr. Austin Yeargan iii
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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I have a small, hard, painless bump on my ring finger, right beside my nail. It does not hurt at all unless I apply a LOT of force. What could this be?

Dr. Austin Yeargan iii
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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I have a small, hard, painless bump on my ring finger, right beside my nail. It does not hurt at all unless I apply a LOT of force. What could this be?

Ganglion/mucous cyst: Depending on your age it could represent a mucous cyst from arthritis of the distal interphalangeal joint or a ganglion cyst. Could also represent herpetic whitlow. ...Read more

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Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
Board Certified, Family Medicine
31 years in practice
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What is a hard bump on top of my finger between joints? It is immoble and is getting larger.

Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
Board Certified, Family Medicine
31 years in practice
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Family practice : It could be a ganglionic cyst or nodule if you have arthritis. ...Read more

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Dr. Felicia Baxter
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
19 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Felicia Baxter
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
19 years in practice
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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

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
27 years in practice
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I have hard white circle almost like a bump on my finger where it bends almost feel like something glowing under my skin would like to know what is it?

Dr. Michael Fisher
Board Certified, Dermatology
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I have hard white circle almost like a bump on my finger where it bends almost feel like something glowing under my skin would like to know what is it?

Cyst: A myxoid is a small, soft nodule that occurs near the end of the fingers or toes. The cause of the cyst is unknown but it is found to appear at the site of an old injury, minor trauma and at the sites of friction. This article gives information on myxoid cysts and their treatment. However, you should go to your doctor for the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. James Rochester
Board Certified, Family Medicine
21 years in practice
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I'm 16 and I have a small bump under the skin in my pinky finger and it doesn't move and is hard I've had it for a few months?

Dr. James Rochester
Board Certified, Family Medicine
21 years in practice
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I'm 16 and I have a small bump under the skin in my pinky finger and it doesn't move and is hard I've had it  for a few months?

Wart?: without a picture to look at or being able to see it and feel it in person it is difficult to say exactly what this is. Commonly it could be a wart. Rarely could be something called a synovial cyst or tendon sheath cyst. Best to see your doctor for evaluation. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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