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My friend has hard small bumps on all his knuckles out of no where, what does this mean?

My friend has hard small bumps on all his knuckles out of no where, what does this mean?

Many things: Hard lumps on the purses knuckles can be several things calcium deposits sis inflammatory not her arthritis like to turn arthritis or lupus. She rheumatologist or orthopedic surgeon for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I have tiny bumps and itchy knuckles. What could it be?

I have tiny bumps and itchy knuckles. What could it be?

Ecezema: It sounds like ecezema. Only an examination would be confirmatory. A variety of conditions affecting the skin can have itchiness and bumps as symptoms. A dermatologist is an expert who can confirm what your condition is, and an recommend the proper treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Small itchy bumps on my knuckle?

Small itchy bumps on my knuckle?

Itchy bumps: Small bumps can occur on the skin for a variety of reasons, but when they are "ichy" it is usually an indication that they are a "reaction" to something - an "allergy". You may be allergic to something that your skin is coming in contact with like a soap or lotion - could also be clothing. Try to find out what is causing the reaction, eliminate it, and see if it gets better. Steroid cream may help. ...Read more

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What are these small bumps that leak yellow fluid on my knuckles?

What are these small bumps that leak yellow fluid on my knuckles?

Dishydrotic eczema?: A form of eczema formsbsmall blisters on the fingers. These blisters need to be treated with topical prescription cream, diet ay be contributory fa tor and a food diary and eliminating offending foods may help. ...Read more

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Dr. Linville answers...Follow up question: I also have cspine ddd. Will this also cause small bone bumps to form near knuckles?

Dr. Linville answers...Follow up question: I also have cspine ddd. Will this also cause small bone bumps to form near knuckles?

Bumps on knuckles: Heberden's nodes are genetic arthritic spurs on the distal finger joints, more common in women (look at mom, nana, or auntie's fingers). Bouchards nodes, affect the proximal knuckle (closest to the palm) and are less common. These are arthritic, but not specifically related to cervical ddd. ...Read more

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Dropped hcl on finger and it left a small dark bump on the knuckle. It's not irritating me.  What should I put on it for it to go away?

Dropped hcl on finger and it left a small dark bump on the knuckle. It's not irritating me.  What should I put on it for it to go away?

HCL burn: Flush the finger with water immediately for at least 15 minutes and then seek the attention of a physician to make sure that your digit is safe. Good luck. ...Read more

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Small reoccurring bump on finger near knuckle. It is flesh colored (maybe a bit red) and will last 4-5 days. It seems to shrink in size over the course. Notice when it 1st shows up- no other symptoms

Small reoccurring bump on finger near knuckle. It is flesh colored (maybe a bit red) and will last 4-5 days. It seems to shrink in size over the course. Notice when it 1st shows up- no other symptoms

Synovial cyst: Sometimes a small channel can develop between the deeper levels in the skin which can communicate with an adjacent joint. As the joint moves it can "pump" synovial (joint) fluid into a cyst under the skin. It can wax and wane in size; sometimes is can be re absorbed completely. If, however, it were to become progressively larger and painful it might be useful to check with an Orthopedic MD ...Read more

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I have a small painful (almost stinging) bump on my left index finger it is flesh coloured and really can only be felt. I noticed it this morning. Then there was a painless pinkish light coloured right above the knuckle of that index finger that I notice

I have a small painful (almost stinging) bump on my left index finger it is flesh coloured and really can only be felt. I noticed it this morning. Then there was a painless pinkish light coloured right above the knuckle of that index finger that I notice

PAINFUL FINGER BUMP: WITHOUT SEEING OR FEELING THIS BUMP, IT'S HARD TO KNOW WHAT EXACTLY THIS IS.
WHILE IT DOES NOT SOUND DANGEROUS OR SERIOUS, PLEASE SEE YOUR PCP. HE OR SHE MIGHT HAVE A SOLUTION. IF NOT, THESE DOCTORS WILL REFER YOU TO THE APPROPRIATE SPECIALIST, LIKE A DERMATOLOGIST OR A HAND SURGEON.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION. ...Read more

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What are tiny tiny bumps on fingers and knuckles? I got them after sexual encounter. They're like little juice bumps and I don't know what it is.

What are tiny tiny bumps on fingers and knuckles? I got them after sexual encounter. They're like little juice bumps and I don't know what it is.

Juice bumps?: Juice bumps that break open on their own or when scratched can be an infection, so a doctor should examine the rash to see if that's what's happening. Bumps that look like they might have some clear stuff inside, but don't break open easily, can be an allergic or sensitive skin problem called dyshidrosis (which is not an infection). The doctor will be able to tell the difference. ...Read more

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I hae a small vein coloured slightly raised bump on my finger. It's in the crease of the knuckle of finger and I can see it below the skin.

I hae a small vein coloured slightly raised bump on my finger. It's in the crease of the knuckle of finger and I can see it below the skin.

? ganglion cyst: It is hard to say what that may be with out a proper exam however what you describe may be a ganglion cyst. Ganglion cyst are nodules are when the joint or knuckle protrude out in a cyst or nodule. They can sometime have a bluish color. ...Read more

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Hello I have a very small very hard bump on my left hand right at the bottom of my finger (one before the pinky) and just before the knuckle its not v?

Hello I have a very small very hard bump on my left hand right at the bottom of my finger (one before the pinky) and just before the knuckle its not v?

What is "V"?: It is difficult to tell from your question. Do you possibly mean to say if it is not a so called "verucca", in other words a wart? Hard to tell, but judging by the location, it could be one. A doctor would need to see it and perhaps submitting quality photographs may also be helpfull. ...Read more

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Small bump behind my middle knuckle on my right hand that moves with the tendon when I extend with Mild pain. I condition my hands with a makiwara?

Small bump behind my middle knuckle on my right hand that moves with the tendon when I extend with Mild pain. I condition my hands with a makiwara?

Sounds like: A ganglion cyst. This could have resulted from your use of the karate board!!!!

Check it out with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) who may decide to refer you to a Hand Specialist for injection or removal!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have tiny bumps that are spreading only around my middle finger from my knuckle to my back end of my finger. Clear fluid inside and not red bumps.

I have tiny bumps that are spreading only around my middle finger from my knuckle to my back end of my finger. Clear fluid inside and not red bumps.

Hand dermatitis: This sounds like a special form of ezcema / dermatitis called dyshidrotic dermatitis. It comes as intensely itchy water filled bumps usually on the margins of the fingers. See your dermatologist for prescription strength topical steroids to treat the condition. ...Read more