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Painful lump on top of hand

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 44 years experience
This sounds pretty: uncomfortable and potentially serious. You need to be seen by a health care professional for examination and evaluation and appropriate treatment. Don... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Ganglion cyst: This sounds like a ganglion cyst. Your doctor could examine it and tell you for sure. Ganglion cysts occur at joint spaces where a bit of the synovial... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
See a dentist: Sounds like some type of cyst.A dentist should evaluate it.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Sounds like: Sounds like you have a chronically abscessed (infected) tooth with intermittent acute flare-ups. You need professional help NOW. See your Dentist.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
Recurrent abscess: The only way to cure a recurrent abscess is with dental treatment. The gum pocket and cause of the infection should be removed. See your dentist for ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
Inflammation: Something causing inflammation of that joint. It may be gout, infection or simple traumatic arthritis if that joint. Best to be evaluated, have some ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Nodes?: You could have a node which can be indicative of some forms of arthritis. have it evaluated by the Dr. Try an NSAID until you can get in. best wishes... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Possible ganglion: Sounds like it may be a ganglion , although he is a bit young. Have his pediatrician check it out.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dermatology 27 years experience
?cyst: It is possible you have a ganglion cyst. If it is painful you should see your doctor to have it evaluated.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Ganglion cyst: Is most likely, although other lesions may be responsible. See hand specialist and get answers.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dermatology 40 years experience
Bump on hand: Several possibilities including dupetryns contracture or a giant cell tumor. Both are benign but get it checked out.
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A male asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
Head lumps: hello ~ difficult to give you an exact diagnosis because you do not give enough history. These could be lymph nodes if they are pea-sized or they coul... Read More
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