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What are the bumps on my joints?

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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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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What might the bump in the joint of my finger be?

What might the bump in the joint of my finger be?

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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What are the smooth bumps on my finger joints?

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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Hard round bump inside finger middle joint no pain but can not wear my ring,bump is moveable side to side .?

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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What could cause wollen joints, and calluses/bumps on fingers?

What could cause wollen joints, and calluses/bumps on fingers?

Many possibilities: Joint swelling is a sign of inflammation. If chronic , it can be related to a systemic cause such as autoimmune disorders (lupus), or age-related degenerative cause (osteoarthritis). If is is self-limited, a minor injury may be the cause. Calluses are caused by chronic pressure. "bumps" could be anything but may indicate chronic joint disease. See your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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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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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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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?

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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Help, I have black bump randomly appeared on finger; I also have pain In the upper joint of finger, what could this be I have being for a finger scan ?

Bump on finger: For how long you had the bump and the pain? Is the size of the bump increases in size, as well the pain in intensity. What is the color of the skin? is the bump attached to the skin or to the bone? You need to see a hand surgeon, and had an MRI of the hand. This will dictate future treatment. ...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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What would cause a hard callous type of bump, on top of the PIP finger joint?

What would cause a hard callous type of bump, on top of the PIP finger joint?

Callous PIP finger: I would suspect using something like scissors in your work or hobby. Can do 2nd opinion and you can send pictures and we can talk to figure out what it is. ...Read more

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Ac joint injury from fall. Bump showing,went to a specialist and the xrays came out okay. he advised doing nothing? should I be concerned about bump

Ac joint injury from fall. Bump showing,went to a specialist and the xrays came out okay. he advised doing nothing? should I be concerned about bump

If X-rays R -,: that means the injury 2 the AC joint is a grade 1, meaning it was "jammed" but no structural damage was seen. This is a joint active in all shoulder & arm motion, & can B "sprained" like any other joint. Doing nothing now is the best plan. Give it time & C if it clears. If it persists B re-evaled. Also if the imaging was not done with U standing & holding weights in both hands, the eval not cmplt ...Read more

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I have small bumps throughout my fingers, most are on the joints. I also have horizontal ridges in my nails, the deepest ones on my thumbnails, help!

I have small bumps throughout my fingers, most are on the joints. I also have horizontal ridges in my nails, the deepest ones on my thumbnails, help!

Dermatologist: A dermatologist would be best qualified to evaluate,advise and,if necessary,treat you or refer you. Occasionally bumps on joints are related to arthritis; also,ridges in fingernails may be a finding in psoriasis -present or future. ...Read more

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Experiencing joint pain in fibgers and a bump on knuckle painful to touch?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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What to do for a bump & redness on pinky finger at top joint after a punch?

X-ray: Go get your finger an X-ray of your finger to see if there is a fracture. Additionally, there may be an infection at the site of the fracture. This needs to be done right away as this can be very serious. ...Read more

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I wake up my upper body is flushed, sometimes my joints are inflamed and bright red in my hands with bumps what can this be?

I wake up my upper body is flushed, sometimes my joints are inflamed and bright red in my hands with bumps what can this be?

Arthritis: Hot flashes could be from menopause, as you are in the right age group. If you have swollen inflamed joints and assume painful, you may have arthritis, Have it checked out for rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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My 1yo has bumps around her joints at times like bug bites, on covered/un areas..They don't bother her & go away w/benadryl. What is this?

My 1yo has bumps around her joints at times like bug bites, on covered/un areas..They don't bother her & go away w/benadryl. What is this?

Difficult to say...: Rashes are undeniably one of the most difficult diagnoses without some visual input. Bumps near joints that go away with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) does not sound serious, bur certainly seems bothersome. Best idea is to take your 1 y/o to the pediatrician, or at least snap a photo on your phone to ask your pediatrician on the next office visit. Is there a dog or kitten in the house? ...Read more