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Dr. Paul Rosen
Board Certified, Pediatric Rheumatology
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What are the bumps on my joints?

Dr. Paul Rosen
Board Certified, Pediatric Rheumatology
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What are the bumps on my joints?

Joints and bumps: Bumps on joints could be from differnet casues. These may include rheumatoid nodules which are due to rheumatoid arthritis. Another possibility is ganglion cysts. An evaluation with your doctor would help determine the cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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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


Dr. Mark Einbecker
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
31 years in practice
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What might the bump in the joint of my finger be?

Dr. Mark Einbecker
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
31 years in practice
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Possibly ganglion : I have seen this with tumors though and should be examined by your doc. Giant ceel tumor comes to mind. ...Read more

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
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Dr. John Michalski
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
31 years in practice
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What are the smooth bumps on my finger joints?

Dr. John Michalski
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
31 years in practice
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What are the smooth bumps on my finger joints?

Finger joint bumps: Two things: generally thickened, callused epithelial tissue. The other possibility in some folks include viral etiology of warts. ...Read more

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Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Board Certified, Family Medicine
10 years in practice
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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 .?

Dr. Ifeoma Nnaji
Board Certified, Family Medicine
10 years in practice
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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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Dr. Shontae Buffington
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Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
Board Certified, Family Medicine
31 years in practice
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What is a hard bump on top of my finger between joints? It is immoble and is getting larger.

Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What is a hard bump on top of my finger between joints? It is immoble and is getting larger.

Family practice : It could be a ganglionic cyst or nodule if you have arthritis. ...Read more

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Dr. Carrie Cannon
Board Certified, Family Medicine
28 years in practice
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I jammed my finger but never got it checked out now there is a big bump on my joint and its pops when I bent my finger what do I do so its goes away?

Dr. Carrie Cannon
Board Certified, Family Medicine
28 years in practice
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I jammed my finger but never got it checked out now there is a big bump on my joint and its pops when I bent my finger what do I do so its goes away?

Hairline Fracture: With a big bump on your joint, it is highly probably that you have a healing hairline fracture. See your physician for an exam, xray, and splint as necessary. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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What is this hard bump on my finger joint?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
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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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Dr. Felicia Baxter
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
19 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Felicia Baxter
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
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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?

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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Dr. Eric Bluman
Board Certified, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
18 years in practice
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I injured the tip of my baby finger years ago about 3 years ago i developed a large rock hard bump on the joint, what could it be?

Dr. Eric Bluman
Board Certified, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
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I injured the tip of my baby finger years ago about 3 years ago i developed a large rock hard bump on the joint, what could it be?

Joint problem?: This could be an unrecognized joint injury or possibly a sign of arthritis. Get checked out by an orthopaedic surgeon. One in your area can be found at www.Aaos.Org. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregg Vagner
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
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I have a hard bump on my joint of my middle finger what is it?

Dr. Gregg Vagner
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
19 years in practice
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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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