) and have noticed that now on my index finger, small hard lumps have appeared on the knuckle of
it. It's scaring me and I am a bit of
a worrywart. My mother was diagnosed with Lupus about ten years ago, so I don't know if this could be early signs of that? I'd like some feedback as to what could be causing this, as it hasn't improved in months and after numerous visits to my regular doctor, he left me with a lot of open-ended answers, mostly "I don't know".