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I have a lump on the joint between my middle finger and hand. What is it?

I have a lump on the joint between my middle finger and hand. What is it?

Finger Joint Lump: This requires an exam to determine if it is on the top (wrist side) or palm side of the hand. Fixation or movement with hand open/close maneuver is also important. If it is on the top it is more likely related to an injury or poorly healed fracture; however there are other possibilities. On the palm, it is more likely a ganglion but could be early appearance of a nodule associated with dupuytren's. ...Read more

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Found a small hard lump on joint of middle right finger, palm side (where hand meets finger). Slightly painful if pushed. ?

Found a small hard lump on joint of middle right finger, palm side (where hand meets finger).  Slightly painful if pushed.  ?

Finger pain: Do you do a lot of repetitive motion with your hands? This ma be a ganglionic cyst, however, you need to have it examined by your doctor or hand specialist to determine what it is. ...Read more

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What about a discoloration on right hand, middle finger, middle joint spreading occasionally to top joint. Does chinese medicine know anything about ?

See your doctor: Your symptoms are vague. See your doctor for an evaluation. He or she can refers you to the appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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Having a pain in the joint of my left hand of the middle finger?

Having a pain in the joint of my left hand of the middle finger?

Tendon Inflammation: There are multiple causes of finger/joint pain. Given your age and no history of trauma, nor arthritic problems, the most likely cause is a trigger finger or tendonitis (swollen tendon). Ask yourself, ifyour pain is on the back of the knuckle, worse in the morning, and painful with flexing the finger, and if there is tenderness in the palm over the tendon. A hand surgeon can help make diagnosis. ...Read more

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Knot coming up on inside of hand on middle finger joint painful help?

Knot coming up on inside of hand on middle finger joint painful help?

Probably a ganglion : Cyst. Typically come from a joint. Can be very painful. Most hand bumps are benign. Typically can be aspirated with a needle and decompressed or otherwise surgical excised. Used to call them bible beater lesions because the biggest book on the house was the bible and by smacking it with the 'good book' caused them to rupture. I do not recommend this though. See an orthopaedist. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my joints swell up unexpectedly about every month or so? My middle finger on my right hand swell up and makes it impossible to even bend or use my finger at all. Then the swelling moves over to my wrist on the same hand and sometimes

What does it mean if my joints swell up unexpectedly about every month or so? My middle finger on my right hand swell up and makes it impossible to even bend or use my finger at all. Then the swelling moves over to my wrist on the same hand and sometimes

MD visit: Though the interval timing confuses me a little, i would send you to your pcp and be tested for arthritis, especially rheumatoid arthritis. Your md with tests should help you gain information and hopefully relief. Good luck! ...Read more

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