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Bumps on my finger that itched at first now turned hard and painful (sore) and is dry and peeling, happens frequently comes and goes?

Bumps on my finger that itched at first now turned hard and painful (sore) and is dry and peeling, happens frequently comes and goes?

Possible pomphylox: Small blisters that form along the edges of the fingers or palm (or on the feet) that start as burning bumps, then heal by either rupturing or hardening off are also called dyshidrosis. They are self limited but recur with stress and with irritation of the skin on the hands or feet. Steroid cream may help them heal faster. ...Read more

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I get random small painful bumps on my finger what could this be? It is only a few and they are painful to touch

Possibly dyshydrotic: Eczema. Search for a picture of it on www. Mayoclinic. Com or www. Johnshopkins. Com. If it matches get a scrip from your doc for a potent topical steroid and a silk medication glove. ...Read more

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I've got a hard bump on the side of my finger that I suddenly felt when writing. Do you know what this could mean?

I've got a hard bump on the side of my finger that I suddenly felt when writing. Do you know what this could mean?

Benign: Hi SMatthews,
Sorry to hear that you have been worried. Based on your description, it sound like it is nothing to worry about. If it is a pressure point where you normally grip the pencil or pen, it is probably just a callus. Rest on that area or loosening your grip on the pencil will help it disappear. It will likely be there for at least a few weeks, even with rest. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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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.?

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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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?

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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I have a few bumps (5-10 combined) on my fingers (pointer and middle) they are hard but yet soft, don't hurt or itch not red or scales barely noticeab?

Bumps on fingers: Hello ~ its difficult to say because with skin things you really need to see them, but it sounds like you may have some flat warts of the fingers. Use gloves if you need to touch your genitalia. You should go see your MD to confirm. Thanks ...Read more

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What is this hard bump on my finger joint?

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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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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Three days ago a hard red bump appeared on my first knocal and today another apreared on the finger next to it. What is this?

Three days ago a hard red bump appeared on my first knocal and today another apreared on the finger next to it. What is this?

Infection: Given the time frame, I would think it an infection, perhaps because of a splinter or thorn in the skin. If not improving, you should be seen. ...Read more

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I dropped a book on my finger on accident then saw a small bump on my pinkie. Its hard and slightly hurts when I put pressure on it. What is it?

Pinkie sore: 9F fr Nv: dropped book on pinkie and now have bump. What is it? ANS: my guess it is a book bump and will go away. Consult with me in 2 days if not better, ...Read more

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What can cause a bump on my index finger. I can squish it like there is some kind of fluid in it. I can make it flat. If I leave it alone it gets hard and sticks up. What is it? What can I do about it? I tried to open it up but it didn't help so I let

What can cause a bump on my index finger. I can squish it like there is some kind of fluid in it. I can make it flat. If I leave it alone it gets hard and sticks up. What is it? What can I do about it? I tried to open it up but it didn't help so I let

This: This is difficult to tell without a clinical examination so I would recommend you see a dermatologist. Possibilities include a digital mucous cyst, a mole, a cyst, or many other possibilities. Read more about cysts at the link below. I hope that helps a little. ...Read more

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I have a hard bump on my joint of my middle finger what is it?

I have a hard bump on my joint of my middle finger what is it?

Which joint?: Depends on which joint it is. This could be anything from a small benign cyst to a bony exostosis or bone growth. If it is tender or is growing, I would recommend evaluation by a health care professional. ...Read more

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I cut my finger over a month ago. Now there is a red painful bump on the spot.?

I cut my finger over a month ago. Now there is a red painful bump on the spot.?

Possibly infection: Swollen? Warm? Discharge? Red streaking? May need to have it medically checked. Take care. ...Read more

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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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I have tiny red bumps that have appeared between my fingers. They itch and are painful to touch. What could it be? Thx!

I have tiny red bumps that have appeared between my fingers. They itch and are painful to touch. What could it be? Thx!

Dyshydrosis: This sounds like dyshydrotic eczema. It can be treated with a high potency steroid cream or ointment. It can also be treated with topical lanolin cream. Be sure to keep your hands thoroughly dry after getting them wet. ...Read more

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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?

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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On my index finger I keep getting these bumps that is inside the finger which becomes very swollen and painful. Just the tip of the finger?

On my index finger I keep getting these bumps that is inside the finger which becomes very swollen and painful. Just the tip of the finger?

Heberden's nodes: Heberden's nodes: a condition which is characterized by small hard nodules usually in the interphalangeal joints.
Usually from osteoarthritis. ...Read more

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I felt my pinky finger suddenly getting numb now I have alittle bump on it. The bump feels kinda numb and hard when I touch it. What is that?

I felt my pinky finger suddenly getting numb now I have alittle bump on it. The bump feels kinda numb and hard when I touch it. What is that?

R/0 ganglion cyst: Possibly you gave a, small ganglion cyst which is compressing a nerve but I'm not sure. You shool see someone in person for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more