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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 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 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 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.

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

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Have a lump on top of my pinky finger knuckle like bone?

Have a lump on top of my pinky finger knuckle like bone?

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

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?

Just a thought: But this may be a "GANGLION CYST"...a small out-pocketing of the tendon at the joint OR an outpocketing of the joint itself "SYNOVIAL CYST"
Just a thought
Hope it's helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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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?

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 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 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

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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?

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?

Hammer toe: You need to see a foot doctor to assess your arch and stabilize your foot biomechanics to eliminate worsening of hammer toe. The lump you have is the callus from prude using bone that is getting friction with your shoe gear ...Read more

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Have a lump below knuckle right thumb the size of a large pea. Doesn't hurt and is white under skin. Gives a bit when pushed. Have a pic. What is it?

Not sure: Picture would help. Possibilities coming to mind include gouty tophus, calcium deposits (calcinosis) or pus (due to infection, although this would usually hurt). ...Read more

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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