Emilee. Age: 29.
Rheumatoid nodules are firm lumps that develop under the skin. They are a symptom that is unique to rheumatoid arthritis and usually occur near joints affected by the condition. About a quarter of people with rheumatoid arthritis develop rheumatoid nodules.
Rosie. Age: 20.
Tendon trouble in the hands: de Quervain's tenosynovitis and trigger finger
Our hands are one of our greatest tools. Their multiple small joints work together with muscles to produce precise motions and strength. Use your hands — and this story — to learn what your hands may be telling you about your health.
Judith. Age: 26.
Trigger Finger & Trigger Thumb
The ring finger is often one of the fingers affected. The condition is also known as stenosing tenosynovitis. Tendons are bands of tissue that attach muscles to bones.
Noticing a lump on your wrist or hand can be alarming. In rare cases, a lump can be a sign of a condition that may require prompt medical attention. A ganglion cyst is a non-cancerous benign lump that occurs around joints.