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How to get rid of hard skin on feet fingers?

How to get rid of hard skin on feet fingers?

Hard skin: Soak your feet daily at night in luke warm water for at least 30 mins and then apply moisturising over night. Next day gently scrub the dead skin off. Do this for 2 weeks. Good luck! ...Read more

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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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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?

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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Small lump of hard skin on my finger has since turned brown and become painful what is this?

Small lump of hard skin on my finger has since turned brown and become painful what is this?

Blood blister? Mole?: I cannot provide with a d definitive answer without seeing the lesion but there are many possible lesions that this could be including a blood blister, inflamed mosquito bite, wart, actinic keratosis, melanoma, and many more. If this does not resolve within 2-3 weeks, I would see a dermatologist or internist. ...Read more

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I have a hard bump on the back of my middle finger middle joint. Its skin color not mobile.

I have a hard bump on the back of my middle finger middle joint. Its skin color not mobile.

Arthritis-related?: Based on the location and the description it is possible this is a "bouchard's node" which can be seen in osteoarthritis. Your primary care doctor could likely confirm this for you. ...Read more

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I have hard skin on top of the joint of my big toe on each foot. It can be shaved and skin gets smoother but always comes back & doesn't look nice.

I have hard skin on top of the joint of my big toe on each foot. It can be shaved and skin gets smoother but always comes back & doesn't look nice.

See a podiatrist: Or orthopedic foot and ankle doc who can offer you a more permenant solution through a small surgical, procedure. ...Read more

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I have a small & hard greenish lump under the skin of my middle finger, the joint area. I discovered it two weeks ago, and now it is starting to hurt.

I have a small & hard greenish lump under the skin of my middle finger, the joint area. I discovered it two weeks ago, and now it is starting to hurt.

Nodules: This nodule is either a Heberden's nodule or a Bouchard's nodule, depending on which joint is involved. It is a harbinger of the development and of arthritis. You should get checked for rheumatoid arthritis (simple blood test). Treatment is usually NSAIDs. ...Read more

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Small hard bump on my finger, small pin head size. It was red and is now black and sore when pressed. Looks like small mole under a few layers of hard skin. Had for months. Turned black last 2-3 weeks.?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the lesion. What you described suggests a wart. You may wish to try over the counter treatment for a wart, if that does not help, it would be useful to see a doctor.
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3mo son has hard, skin color/clearish, painless bump on his finger beside the nail. Doctor said she doesn't know what it is....his hands sweat a lot.?

3mo son has hard, skin color/clearish, painless bump on his finger beside the nail. Doctor said she doesn't know what it is....his hands sweat a lot.?

Picture will help: Tough to say with out direct inspection. In any way, being painless means its not a boil and that you should not be alarmed. If gets larger or changes in color, I will take hime back to PCP. May be a benign retention cyst. ...Read more

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I got joint pain, fatigue, weakness, palmar erythema, telangiectasias on face &chest, high scl70, but no hard skin. Can you have scleroderma but no hard skin?

I got joint pain, fatigue, weakness, palmar erythema, telangiectasias on face &chest, high scl70, but no hard skin. Can you have scleroderma but no hard skin?

Rheumatologist: Possibly. Your symptoms are suspicious of a collagen or autoimmune disease. A rheumatologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you. Appropriate tests will be ordered in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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High scl70, joint pain, fatigue, palmar erythema, telangiectasias, lung fibrosis, livedo reticularis, no hard skin! Can it be Scleroderma if no hard skin?

Rheumatologist: The answer would be yes. These symptoms and signs are consistent with an autoimmune/connective tissue disorder. A rheumatologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you after ordering appropriate tests. ...Read more

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A couple finger joints pop as if out of joint, stiff and feel "full" if that makes sense, all fingers hurt on both hands. What could be the issue?

A couple finger joints pop as if out of joint, stiff and feel "full" if that makes sense, all fingers hurt on both hands. What could be the issue?

Need exam: Difficult to say without exam but trigger finger (s)and arthritis could account for your symptoms. Best to have your hands examined and x- rayed. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What could this skin problem on my top finger joint be?

What could this skin problem on my top finger joint be?

See dermatologist: If you have a skin rash that is persistent I would recommend seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Month ago, a small pointed object hit the second joint of my index finger. Now no pain but when I rub the skin, I don't feel. I thnk I lost sense in part?

Month ago, a small pointed object hit the second joint of my index finger. Now no pain but when I rub the skin, I don't feel. I thnk I lost sense in part?

Nerve injury: The nerves that give sensation to the fingers run down the length of the fingers on each side but closer to the underside or palm surface. You may have partially cut a branch or the nerve itself. It will most likely improve in time. Nerves grow about 1mm a day so it may take a month or two. ...Read more

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I am experiencing itch and skin rash over finger joints.

I am experiencing itch and skin rash over finger joints.

May be eczema: Eczema on the fingers and hands doesn't have to look like the dry, crackly surface skin texture of eczema elsewhere. Fingers can have itchy flesh-colored bumps, called dishydrotic eczema or dishydrosis. The treatment can be as in eczema, with hydrocortisone cream 3 times a day for a week... and if the rash worsens or isn't better, one should see a primary care doctor or dermatologist for care. ...Read more

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What may cause itchy skin around finger joints occasionally?

What may cause itchy skin around finger joints occasionally?

Hand dermatitis...: ...Is common, and there are many causes - from psoriasis to allergies to fungal infection to too much exposure to soap & water or harsh chemicals. Treatment depends on the cause. It's important to find out what's causing it, in order to have a better shot at controlling it. See your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I bite my knuckles/finger joints all the time due to stress. How do I stop/heal my skin?

I bite my knuckles/finger joints all the time due to stress. How do I stop/heal my skin?

Possibly a BFRB?: This sounds like a body-focused repetitive behavior (bfrb) - like hair pulling & nail biting. Bfrbs can arise in response to (a) emotions (anxiety, fear, boredom, excitement); &/or (b) sensing rough areas skin. Bfrbs can feel pleasurable & can serve 2 relieve tension. Effective behavioral treatments are available. A clinical psychologist who specializes in bfrbs can help. ...Read more

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I have small, skin covered, painless, nodules on several of the first joint (closest to the fingetnail) of my fingers. What concerns should I have?

I have small, skin covered, painless, nodules on several of the first joint (closest to the fingetnail) of my fingers. What concerns should I have?

Heberden's nodes.: Bony bumps on the finger joint closest to the fingernail are called heberden's nodes. Bony bumps on the middle joint of the finger are known as bouchard's nodes.

Bony bumps are also common at the base of the thumb. ...Read more

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The tips of my babys fingers are a tan colour compared to the rest of her, from the joint below the nail to the tip. It's the skin around the nail

The tips of my babys fingers are a tan colour compared to the rest of her, from the joint below the nail to the tip. It's the skin around the nail

Skin color: You didn't mention the age of your baby or the skin color of the rest of your baby. Color of skin around nail tends to be the same color as the palm of the hands. ...Read more

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Skin creases on finger (lower side&back)seem stretched/more evident, after 1month coban wrap (pip joint), while normal movement&stretching. What can I do?

Skin creases on finger (lower side&back)seem stretched/more evident, after 1month coban wrap (pip joint), while normal movement&stretching. What can I do?

The pip joint: Creases on top of the finger can go "missing" for a time if the joint is swollen and stiff. The skin there is very flexible and if the jointis bent a little or the joint is full the creases look different. The creases don't really strethc they just look different until time passesif and when / after the mechanics normalize. ...Read more

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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