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What is the big lump brytween my knuckles?

This will need to be: Checked medically to know. Sorry, can't diagnose it w this format. ...Read more

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My knuckles have hard lumps on them and hurt--could this be arthritus?

My knuckles have hard lumps on them and hurt--could this be arthritus?

Yes: These bony enlargements are likely secondary to osteoarthritis. Simple hand x rays should confirm this diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a lump under my skin on my little pinky t the knuckle and it is growing. It is becoming painful.

I have a lump under my skin on my little pinky t the knuckle and it is growing. It is becoming painful.

Painful lump: Anything that is growing and painful on the skin needs an evaluation by a dermatologist. Please see your doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I punched the wall and after two weeks i know have a small lump next to my knuckle?

I punched the wall and after two weeks i know have a small lump next to my knuckle?

Hand Fracture: This is a very common problem... A self -induced fracture of one of the bones in your hand. Many men do this in anger and have this outcome. You most likely need an x-ray. ...Read more

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I have lump near my knuckle that appeared out of nowhere. It doesnt hurt at all just very noticeable. I was told it was probably a calcium deposit.

I have lump near my knuckle that appeared out of nowhere. It doesnt hurt at all just very noticeable. I was told it was probably a calcium deposit.

A number of possible: causes can cause a lump or bump near one of your finger joints.Injury or inflammation are two of them. Infection and tumor are less likely. If it is not painful, red or swollen, and if it is not limiting your function in any way, I think you can watch it. It may resolve on its own. If it persists or gets larger, you should see your Doctor. Calcium may have been deposited at site of previous injury ...Read more

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I have found a small lump on the knuckle of my big toe very painful?

I have found a small lump on the knuckle of my big toe very painful?

Several things: It could be a cyst or a bone spur. Since painful, you should see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my second toe on top of the uppermost knuckle no pain. Should I have it looked at?

I have a lump on my second toe on top of the uppermost knuckle  no pain. Should I have it looked at?

Yes: Any lump should be examined. It may be something as simple as a corn, wart. Mucoid cyst etc. But, a lump is not normal and since we can't see it - have it checked out. It will give you peace of mind. A podiatrist would be a good doc to see for this. ...Read more

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I have a small blue/green lump on the knuckle of my third finger, it's painful to touch and it's hard. What could it be?

Hand infection: there different potentials to what you describe, infection seem to be on top the list, infection can be in the skin or just under the skin, but also can be deep in involve the joints or in the track inside which the tendons move easily . other causes can be inflammation as in gout or similar conditions, or retained foreign body. In either case you will need to seek medical attention ...Read more