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Doctor insights on: Tiny Painful Bumps On Fingers

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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

Verify that it's a wart. There are many types and they look different.
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If you know it's a wart, use over-the-counter products as labelled.
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If OTC treatments don't work, see a dermatologist
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I have tiny red bumps that have appeared between my fingers. They itch and are painful to touch. What could it be? Thx!

Dyshydrosis: This sounds like dyshydrotic eczema. It can be treated with a high potency steroid cream or ointment. It can also be treated with topical lanolin cream. Be sure to keep your hands thoroughly dry after getting them wet. ...Read more

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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

Finger warts can appear to resolve after tx, but then reoccur
monthly
HPV virus causes warts, is contagious; Cover when present
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Most dermatologists recommend teat warts as soon as they appear
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Treating Finger Warts (Checklist)

Apply salicylic acid to wart
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Pare down the wart
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Follow-up with dermatologist if not improving
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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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