Top
20
Doctor insights on: Hard Lumps On Knuckles

Share
1

1
My knuckles have hard lumps on them and hurt--could this be arthritus?

My knuckles have hard lumps on them and hurt--could this be arthritus?

Yes: These bony enlargements are likely secondary to osteoarthritis. Simple hand x rays should confirm this diagnosis. ...Read more

2

2
I see firm movable lumps on arms is symptom of ra. My hands are puffy between 1st 2 knuckles and have these type lumps, same on both hands. Ra?

I see firm movable lumps on arms is symptom of ra.  My hands are puffy between 1st 2 knuckles and have these type lumps, same on both hands.  Ra?

Hard to say: Without being able to perform a physical exam and know the results of specific blood tests, it is impossible to say. It is certainly possible. You should seek a rheumatology opinion. ...Read more

3

3
What could be causing severely painful and swollen finger knuckles and joints, along with hard lumps on hands?

What could be causing severely painful and swollen finger knuckles and joints, along with hard lumps on hands?

Dupuytrens can: have lumps on the palm with swollen knuckles that get stiff, the lumps and swollen knuckles often involve the skin too in one continuous mass of tissue. Inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or gout can also be associated wot bumps and swollen joints. Rheum arthitis feels soft and "boggy" while gouty noodles or so called tophi are hard ...Read more

5

5
I have a small blue/green lump on the knuckle of my third finger, it's painful to touch and it's hard. What could it be?

I have a small blue/green lump on the knuckle of my third finger, it's painful to touch and it's hard. What could it be?

Just a thought: but this may be a "GANGLION CYST"...a small out-pocketing of the tendon at the joint OR an outpocketing of the joint itself "SYNOVIAL CYST" Just a thought Hope it's helpful Dr Z ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Second toe has started being pushed towards other toes and has a hard lump at the knuckle it's only just gone like that what is it?

Second toe has started being pushed towards other toes and has a hard lump at the knuckle it's only just gone like that what is it?

Hammer toe: you need to see a foot doctor to assess your arch and stabilize your foot biomechanics to eliminate worsening of hammer toe. The lump you have is the callus from prude using bone that is getting friction with your shoe gear ...Read more

7

7
Thumb car door 4/52 ago swollen painful 4 1 day. Thumb knuckle hard lump on it now painful if hit and cramp like pain if bent too muchwhat shud i do?

Thumb car door 4/52 ago swollen painful 4 1 day. Thumb knuckle hard lump on it now painful if hit and cramp like pain if bent too muchwhat shud i do?

Get yourself seen --: By your gp or an ortho doc so x rays could be done to DX the problem. You could have a fracture or ligament/tendon disruption, and in all these situations you need to be treated, as otherwise you might develop long term problems. Good luck. ...Read more

8

8
Middle finger knuckle pain when straightened, hard bony lump on knuckle when bent, sometimes warm to the touch. What could this be?

Middle finger knuckle pain when straightened, hard bony lump on knuckle when bent, sometimes warm to the touch. What could this be?

Possibly arthritis: Common causes for what you're describing could be arthritis or gout. See a hand surgeon who can examine you and get an x-ray to see how to proceed. Good luck! ...Read more

10

10
Yes just noticed that there is a hard lump on inside back of my second toe on my left foot. It is by the knuckle. What could it be & how to fix it?

Soft Corn: This is the effect of narrow footwear on a bony excrescence on the toe. A soft spacer might help and wider shoes would help. Podiatrists and a some orthopedists will grind or bite of the offending bone. I would of for the spacer an better fitting shoes. ...Read more

11

11
I stubbed my right big toe over a month ago and there is a hard, red lump on the second knuckle of the toe. It is painful to touch and lacks motion?

I stubbed my right big toe over a month ago and there is a hard, red lump on the second knuckle of the toe. It is painful to touch and lacks motion?

You should : Have it evaluated. You likely need an xray...how do you know you didnt fracture something that is now causing a problem? ...Read more

13

13
I hit my hand hard a few weeks ago. I have a sunken knuckle and a hard lump palm side of my index finger. Could this be a tendon?

I hit my hand hard a few weeks ago. I have a sunken knuckle and a hard lump palm side of my index finger. Could this be a tendon?

Hard to say.: A sunken knuckle often means a "boxer's fracture." Get checked to see. Only an x-ray can determine of this is more than a tendon injury. If you have a loss of finger function, you may have also damaged your tendon too, and this may need to be repaired to prevent permanent damage. Get seen! ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
15

15
I have two lumps on back of hand looks like they are in the veins they move about when you touch them and are hard ?

I have two lumps on back of hand looks like they are in the veins they move about when you touch them and are hard ?

Concern: By your description, sounds like they could be veins. However, because they are hard, there might be a blood clot in them. Whatever the case, You should take an aspirin and see a doctor soon to have them evaluated ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
16

16
I banged my hand really hard now i have blue lumps that hurt really bad on the palm of my hand. Is it just bruises or is it something worse?

I banged my hand really hard now i have blue lumps that hurt really bad on the palm of my hand. Is it just bruises or is it something worse?

Bruises: Most likely bruises and clotted blood. It may take several days to go away. Watch for any sign of infection such as fever, swelling, redness etc. Depending on the intensity of the injury, it may even cause small fractures in the hand bones. Please have it evaluated by a physician if there is any concern. ...Read more

17

17
I have a huge bruise on the inside of my thigh about the size of my hand and it is a week old but I have a few hard lumps under it now? Is this normal

I have a huge bruise on the inside of my thigh about the size of my hand and it is a week old but I have a few hard lumps under it now? Is this normal

Yes: Often when you have an injury that causes bruising, you can injure the underlying fatty tissue causing lumps to form that often take weeks to resolve. If there is any increase in size or if they are not resolving, have them examined. All the best. ...Read more

18

18
I have 3 new tender hard lumps, one on my neck (towards the back on the side) one on lower back next to spine, and one on my hand. Should I be worried?

I have 3 new tender hard lumps, one on my neck (towards the back on the side) one on lower back next to spine, and one on my hand. Should I be worried?

SeeMD: Tender hard bumps should be evaluated by an MD They could be many things Infection or inflamed lymph nodes or cysts or rarely Cancer ...Read more

19

19
Had 3 hard lumps possibly lymph nodes on back of hand(tender), below my nose(tender) and on the side of my neck(not tender) for 1 wk. Is it lymphoma?

Had 3 hard lumps possibly lymph nodes on back of hand(tender), below my nose(tender) and on the side of my neck(not tender) for 1 wk. Is it lymphoma?

Hard lumps: Have these lumps gone away or are they still there? If they are still there you need to see a doctor to see if you need antibiotic for an infection or if one of these lumps needs to be biopsied to determine if it is lymphoma. ...Read more