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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 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
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
May be a ganglion: See your doctor it may be a ganglion , simple removal will cure. ...Read more
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 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