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Soft Lump On Knuckles
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
I have lump near my knuckle that appeared out of nowhere. It doesn't 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
May be a ganglion: See your doctor it may be a ganglion, simple removal will cure. ...Read more
I punched a wall and now have a bump/knot/lump behind my knuckle. It is movable and when I lift my pinky it moves back. What do I need to do?
ER/UC: You need an x-ray and understand that : "the wall ALWAYS WINS". Get examined, evaluated and diagnosed at the ER or UC clinic. ...Read more
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?
Skin on my hands = dry over the winter. Now little lumps on my knuckles that itch and when I scratch them open, a clear liquid comes out. What to do?
Hand dermatitis: It sound as though you have a condition called dyshidrotic dermatitis. It is made worse during dry weather and exacerbated by scratching. Be careful to moisturize your hands, you may use vaseline at night and cerave cream in the am. Do not over wash and avoid alcohol base hand cleansers. It is likely you will require o potent topical steroid as well, so see a board certified dermatologist in your. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a lump on my second toe on top of the uppermost knuckle no pain. Should I have it looked at?
I had something fall on the back of my hand maybe a inch from my index knuckle. There has been a big painful lump there. Any reason for concern?
I have a lump size of a pea on my left thumb knuckle, it's really painful and I have no idea where it has come from. It's first time I've had this.
Ganglion cyst: On knuckle where tendon bent over a joint - is common area where cyst in tendon sheet (protective layer of tendon) may develop. Either form repetitive motion (as texting...) try cold compress, avoid overuse. Do not push on it. If no better in few weeks to if red and painful - see doctor. ...Read more
I just noticed a lump on the back of my hand in the vein that's near my middle knuckle. Kind of painful. Should I be worried?
Second toe has started being pushed towards other toes and has a hard lump at the knuckle it's only just gone like that what is it?
I have this small soft lump that formed on my pointer finger. I don't know how it appeared. It is not on my knuckle but the joint above it.
I use the iPad a few hours a day using mainly the ring finger. Swelling between ring and pinky knuckles. At touch I feel like a lump but no pain?
May be related: This depends on what your finger touched. It may be a type of repetitive trauma. You can see a rheumatologist to clarify. ...Read more
I got bit on my hand. A painful lump formed about 1/2 below my index finger knuckle. Should I be concerned?
Bit: By what? If insect, or spider or dog? It all meeks a difference, also, how close to knuckle. If red, swollen, have it checked by physician. ...Read more