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Hard Lumps On Knuckles
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?
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
Punched a wall hard and now I have lumps on index and middle finger PIP joints. Limited finger bending. Pinky knuckle hurts when hand is made into fist.
Lumps and limitation: You may want to have that hand looked at. ...Read more
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?
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?
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
Middle finger knuckle pain when straightened, hard bony lump on knuckle when bent, sometimes warm to the touch. What could this be?
No trauma, sudden knuckle pain pointer finger only, 3wks, worse with bending, now hard lump under knuckle, cant use without pain. No doc, possible cause?
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
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 didn't fracture something that is now causing a problem? ...Read more
Have a small hard lump at the base knuckle of my left hand middle finger, painful when touched. It does not move, it just developed in the past 2 days
Hard lump: See your doctor to rule out a possible fracture of your finger. ...Read more
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
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 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
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
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?
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?
Doctor, My son 6 years old has hard lumps on forhead, back head, back hand, jaw, toe near joints, paining, spreading on head. Don scan, xray. What is this doct?
Skin on my hands = dry over the winter. Now little lumps on my knuckles that itch and when I scratch them open, a clear liquid comes out. What to do?
Hand dermatitis: It sound as though you have a condition called dyshidrotic dermatitis. It is made worse during dry weather and exacerbated by scratching. Be careful to moisturize your hands, you may use vaseline at night and cerave cream in the am. Do not over wash and avoid alcohol base hand cleansers. It is likely you will require o potent topical steroid as well, so see a board certified dermatologist in your. ...Read more
I have lots of small red lumps appeared on knuckle joints on both hands some hurt if I knock them doc says blood tests are normal?
Lumps and bumps: Bumps and lumps on the hand or typically benign and not harmful in fact most hand bumps or lumps probably up to 99% however multiple bumps suggest either and rash or something systemic like for example gout with tophus but there are so many possibilities that it's probably best to go see your PCP first. However if there's any drainage or others sign of infection secure care sooner ...Read more
Bumps and lumps: In the hand vary in what they are by location, size, "feel" (there is no subsitute for having an experienced hand surgeon put their hands on your hands) and other factors. Still the most common bump or lump in the hand is a ganglion, a foreign body inclusion cysts or a bone spur. At times they feel hard, even a ganlion if it is small and coming though a retinacular structure or a finger pully. ...Read more
See doctor: For an evaluation in order to diagnose it. ...Read more
I have a hard lump on the top of my hand (just above my wrist) with slight pain if move a lot during the day. What could it be?
Most likely benign: The majority of painless lumps on the back of the hand are usually benign. One possibility is a ganglion cyst might have formed. No matter the etiology of the painless lump this should be evaluated by a physician to determine the location of the lump. Some benign masses on the hand may cause weakness or limitations of the joint. ...Read more
I've had a lump under skin of my left hand for few weeks. It's firm but squishy. Doesn't hurt but hand sometimes hurts. Could it be a fatty deposit?
Need to remove it: It could be any number of diagnoses, including a synovial (join-derived) cyst, a non-synovial (hair follicle) cyst, lipoma (a fatty growth, but rather uncommon on the hands), or even an abscess (a localized infection). I would remove this growth. A dermatologist/dermatologic surgeon or hand surgeon can do this procedure and once it is removed and biopsied you will know the diagnosis as well. ...Read more
I have quite a pronounced lump on the lower right side of my abdoman which feels very firm compared to my left hand side. Sometimes dull nagging pain?
Abdominal mass: I am not sure of your age, but at least it would be good for you to be examined by a physician, maybe have an abdominal or pelvic ultrasound or both depending on exam, and if 50 or over or with a family history of colon cancer or its risks, a colonoscopy, etc. Start by making an appointment with your primary care physician on Monday unless your symptoms worsen, then ER. Stool? Constipated? ...Read more