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Feel a small bump under skin at the base of index finger. It's not visible but can be felt when palpated. It can be a little painful. What is this?

Feel a small bump under skin at the base of index finger. It's not visible but can be felt when palpated. It can be a little painful. What is this?

Would need to see: it, possibly biopsy or get MRI. There are many nodules that can form including fatty tumors, neuromas, cysts... see dermatologist or hand specialist for answers. ...Read more

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I have bump under skin of my thigh its not painful nor visible but can be felt with finger. What can it be? I have a smaller bump on another one too

I have bump under skin of my thigh its not painful nor visible but can be felt with finger. What can it be? I have a smaller bump on another one too

Skin bump: most likely this is either a small lipoma or a hair shaft cyst. At your age these only need to be removed if they enlarge become painful or otherwise symptomatic ...Read more

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Small, painful bump in the middle/crease of my armpit. I can feel this on my skin just by running my finger lightly over the area. Should I be worred?

Small, painful bump in the middle/crease of my armpit. I can feel this on my skin just by running my finger lightly over the area. Should I be worred?

Small infection?: You may have folliculitis, a small infection of a hair follicle. Or if you feel a little lump, you may have an abscess. Abscesses will sometimes open and drain on their own; you can use hot compresses to encourage this. If it becomes very painful and does not drain, you should see a doctor for evaluation and possible drainage if there's a boil/cyst/abscess. ...Read more

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I have a sore white bump under my skin on my finger tip and there's redness around it. It is painful to touch?

I have a sore white bump under my skin on my finger tip and there's redness around it. It is painful to touch?

Diagnosis: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a pin head size bump on my index finger directly below the cuticle of my nail.I tried squeezing it but nothing.It's not painful But I'm curious?

I have a pin head size bump on my index finger directly below the cuticle of my nail.I tried squeezing it but nothing.It's not painful But I'm curious?

Cyst: This may be a tiny inclusion cyst but would have to be seen by a physician to be sure. It doesn't appear to be anything urgent,however unless it increases in size,becomes tender or discolored(inflamed). ...Read more

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I banged my finger a few weeks ago and got a huge blood clot. My entire finger turned black and blue. The next day, i got a protruding pea sized bump. Now the bump is under the skin and painful. What should I do?

I banged my finger a few weeks ago and got a huge blood clot. My entire finger turned black and blue. The next day, i got a protruding pea sized bump. Now the bump is under the skin and painful. What should I do?

This merits: Medical evaluation. You can start with your physician. He or she should be able to determine if consultation by a hand specialist is warranted. Take care. ...Read more

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I've been getting these little bumps on my fingers for years they are the same color of my skin they also itch, what could it be ? Its about 15 bumps

I've been getting these little bumps on my fingers for years they are the same color of my skin they also itch, what could it be ? Its about 15 bumps

Dyshidrosis?: You may be describing Dyshidrosis( Pompholyx) The condition usually occurs on the hands and/or feet. Tiny vesicles(blisters)occur in the skin which are intensely puritic. The exact cause is unknown. Treatment is often
corticosteroid creams or other treatments. The condition can progress to a frank dermatitis (Dyshidrotic Eczema).

SEE: http://bit.ly/1HnwLLv ...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 in skin water bumps on fingers what can that be?

I have in skin water bumps on fingers what can that be?

Skin water bumps: Do they itch? It could be a form of dyshdrotic eczema. However there are a number of rashes that look similar. See your dermatologist for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have bumps on my head on each side. When I put my finger on it and go down to my neck, it's like a bump then flat then bump and flat again?

I have bumps on my head on each side. When I put my finger on it and go down to my neck, it's like a bump then flat then bump and flat again?

Lymp nodes: It sounds like you are palpating (Feeling) Lymph nodes which are commonly found on your neck area. These can become enlarged and "reactive" when you have an infection or allergy mediated reactions. If they persist, then see a Dr. for an evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My friend is a swimmer, he has cuts and other minor skin cut like things all over his fingers. He a few blistery looking bumps near them. Thanks:)?

My friend is a swimmer, he has cuts and other minor skin cut like things all over his fingers. He a few blistery looking bumps near them. Thanks:)?

Chemical sensitvity: There may be some contact allergy or sensitivity inflammation to a chemical, but not sure what that chemical would be. Need more information. Hope that helps ...Read more

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Hi! I have had a clear bump on my finger ever since I was a little kid. It doesn't have fluid... it is just like extra skin growth that is clear. ?

Hi! I have had a clear bump on my finger ever since I was a little kid. It doesn't have fluid... it is just like extra skin growth that is clear. ?

Leave well alone: I'm a trained hand surgeon yet I'm not sure what you mean by "clear"? As in transluminate? If you shine a bright light on it, light pass clear? Where exactly is this bump? on which finger of which hand? If it's not causing any syptoms; pain, or interfering with use of hand, etc. You probably need not worry about it. If it gets bigger, gets in your way, start hurting, etc, contact one of us. ...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?

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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I have a little bump under my face skin from last 7 years it has no pain no growth what is this .... Same like this last year i found in my finger?

I have a little bump under my face skin from last 7 years it has no pain no growth what is this .... Same like this last year i found in my finger?

Need to examine: It would help to be able to examine you to assess the bumps. From the description you provided, these sound like intra-dermal nevi, or moles just under the skin. It would be helpful to see your doctor who can better assess the bumps. ...Read more

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On the top of my head about 2 fingers to the left of center I have a circle bump a little larger than a pencil eraser also I suffer from migraines

On the top of my head about 2 fingers to the left of center I have a circle bump a little larger than a pencil eraser also I suffer from migraines

Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the head, neck, shoulders, and back. Please see doctor for proper diagnosis and a mental health pro such as a clinical psychologist to learn stress management for migraines. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Help, I have black bump randomly appeared on finger; is this potentially skin-cancer?

Help, I have black bump randomly appeared on finger; is this potentially skin-cancer?

Sorry, no way...: ...To tell. A "random black bump" could be anything. Have it checked by your general practitioner or a dermatologist. Hope it's nothing serious. ...Read more

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I am getting itchy little skin-colored bumps on my fingers-- what could they be?

I am getting itchy little skin-colored bumps on my fingers-- what could they be?

Warts +: They could be a viral caused bump such as a wart. You can also look up dyshidriosis which is common on the hands, fingers and feet. That is all that is comoing to mind right now. ...Read more

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I have a reddish whiteish bump beside my finger nail on my skin. It hurts when i touch it. What is it?!

I have a reddish whiteish bump beside my finger nail on my skin. It hurts when i touch it. What is it?!

Paronychia: Yes. This is a common problem. You have an infection and need to be on antibiotics. Please get in to see your physician today. ...Read more

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There is a small bump on my right finger it looks like a wart but i'm not sure it sometimes shed it's top layer of skin whicht grows back?

Wart: If you have a wart you can first try over the counter treatment like salicylic acid or even a freezing spray. Be careful...Follow the directions...If it persists make an appointment with a board certified dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Small, hard bump, under skin at inside base of middle finger. Getting bigger, sensitive to touch & lingering pain if it hits anything. What is this?

Small, hard bump, under skin at inside base of middle finger. Getting bigger, sensitive to touch & lingering pain if it hits anything. What is this?

Ganglion cyst: See you doctor for an exam...It may be a cyst on the tendon sheath (outer lining of the tendon). Some doctors inject the lesion with kenalog, (triamcinolone) others suggest surgical removal. ...Read more

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Small tapioca color bump on palm of finger. firm to touch and looks like its under the top layer of skin. hurts a little w pressed. what could it be?

Pompholyx: This could be a condition called pompholyx. Usually it comes as multiple lesions so if it is a single lesion ,chances are it is something else ...Read more

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My friend has bumps under her skin, but only between her fingers and toes. What could this be no medications at this time . You can feel them moore than you can see them, they are the same color as my skin, no redness or darkness they don't hurt i can't f

These : These sound like subcutaneous (under the skin) nodules. These can be seen in certain types of arthritis(i.e. Rheumatoid), and other types autoimmune disorders. This really is an issue that should be evaluated by a dermatologist. Please encourage your friend to make an appointment. ...Read more