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Bumps On Tendons
Small circle bump on tendon back right neck muscle for 3-4 yrs. Dr called it ganglion cyst blood work nml.soft and squishy. Other possibilties?
Had peroneal sublux surg-still snap, then incr pain, snap stop. Unstable, bump in tendon above bone, pain top foot-stairs. Dr.says steroid shot. Safe?
Options: It may take a physical examination to get to the bottom of things. Clearly, it could be a "growth" or just an enlargement of existing tissues. The enlargement could be from the bone immediately under the tendon, on the tendon or from the tissues immediately on top of the tendon. Whether it is new growth, part of a repair process or due to mechanical irritation are just some subtleties. ...Read more
Tear: Aanytime there is a bump that is tender in the achillles area consider a partial tear and you would be at hiogh riskk for acute complete tear. Stop doing any jumping running, or stressing the Achilles and seek medical attention. A littl rest and treatment now will save six months of recovery later. ...Read more
Plantar fasciitis: The bump can be a plantar fibromatosis caused by overuse injury to your plantar fascia ligament. What happens is the plantar fascia becomes so tight it has micro tears, then your body is trying to repair it, it scars and forms a nodule. The best way to treat it is to keep the pressure off the nodule with orthotics, padding, wearing comfortable shoes. Stretching, ice and steroid injection can help. ...Read more
Was feeling around collar bone for curiosity and felt baby little bumps. Felt like tendons. But idk. Lymph nodes? If so since their small their ok?
Normal: Probably just nodular subcutaneous (fatty) tissue.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sudden onset of strong pain and tightness left forearm. It swelled into a hard bump right at tendon went down but sharp pain up my arm neck armpit?
Tenosynovitis: The pain could be due to an inflammed tendon and sheith. ...Read more
What can I do about scar tissue (a raised bump) on my Achilles tendon, which causes pain and interferes with footwear?
Couple of things: A cortisone injection into the scar may help, or possible topical verapamil. ...Read more
I had achillis tendonitis 8 months ago and have a small bump on my achillis tendon that bothers me a lot. Is this a bone spur or calsium deposit?
Achilles: Bump could be a haglund deformity, partial tear with attempted healing, tendonitis, calcification. ...Read more
Itchy bumps on the both achilles' tendons, flesh colored, bleed when scratched. Not spreading, but not going away. Live in cold chicago.
Without seeing: The lesions I am not sure what they are. Any lesion that would bleed though would concern me and I would likely biopsy for definitive diagnosis and treatment. In that region I would perform a shave biopsy of one of the lesions. ...Read more
Hi is it possible to be allergic to certain shoes? I have itchy bumps on both my Achilles' tendons and up both legs...? Thanks
Allergy to anything: Is possible, Why? Allergy reflects a human response, often involving immune system, & humans (as sensitive intelligent creatures) can respond in all kinds of ways to almost any stimulus, situation or thing. All this is coordinated at a mind/brain level, yet often promoted as only a mysterious body response with treatments for only symptom(s) offered/promoted. Bigger picture routinely more helpful. ...Read more
Retrocalcaneal spur?: If the bumps are located at or near the site of the achilles tendon attachement to the heel bone (calcaneus), these painless bumps are known as retrocalcaneal bursitis. If foot xrays are taken and reveal a bone spur, then the condition is called retrocalcaneal exostosis. The bursitis is usually worsened in presence of the spur, the larger the spur, the worse the bursitis. ...Read more
Most likely its the:
Ends of a broken bone which probably are angulated at the break site or if the injury is 4-6 weeks old, it might be the healing bony tissue.
The tendon will probably not cause a bump, unless its torn with rolled edges on it and that'll be either on the front or back of the knuckle, and not on its sides. ...Read more
I have a pea sized bump on top of my wrist. It's kinda hard but also soft when i touch it. It moves with my tendon. Midly irritating.
Ganglionic cyst: It could be a ganglionic cyst. Your doctor can examine it and let you know for sure what the lump is. ...Read more
My active, athletic 19-year old son has pain in his Achilles tendon. He also feels a slight bump. What is it and what to do?
Go see the doctor...: The achilles tendon may have been injury and the bump may be noting the area. Have it checked because the injury may have occurred days, weeks, months before and the "bump" may be scar tissue that has developed. If unchecked, there is a risk of rupture. Don't wait until that happens. See the doctor and have it examined properly. ...Read more
I had an x-ray done yesterday...it feels like a tendon but you may be right...its very long though not just a bump...referring to an iv I had over a week ago in my wrist and now have a hard long tube that moves around and hurts very bad?
I have a lump on the back of my arm under skin on top of elbow tendon and on top of skin above it are a few raised bumps. Been there for months?
Cysts: The bumps along the tendons may be ganglion cysts which form from tendon sheaths that become inflamed. Anti inflammatory meds and rest can help ...Read more
Soft bulge like bump between inner ankle bone and Achilles tendon. Painless and has been here about a year. Doesn't move around. What is this?
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?
Left big toe tendon has lumps bumps and swelling along it and big toe is painful. Throbbing pain in big toe too?
See a foot doctor. The question is are the lumps or bumps really on the tendon or in the subcutaneous tissues.....either way you should be examined, much easier to make a diagnosis like that in person...
Possible ganglionic cyst is an example without seeing you but if I saw your foot inperson I would know right away if that's what you had. ...Read more
I have some sort of bump/wart on the back foot above the heel and below the Achilles tendon. What could it be? I've had for almost a year.
May be callous: If it is on a place where your shoe rubs the skin, it may be a callous. You may try different shoes that do not rub on that site. ...Read more
Hx of melanoma. New small bump @ base of 2nd finger, palm side. Maybe benign tendon nodule. What kind of specialist should I see to be sure, and when?
Probably ganglion: Known that melanoma can metastasize to every organ and site in the body. Those lesions that metastasize usually Breslows 1.5-2mm in thickness and were at high risk with nodularity and ra needle aspirate will indicate if lesion cystic or solid at which time path report needed ...Read more
Full tendon repair on my right hand repairing 3 major tendons on top of my hand. I have ball like bumps on my knuckles & pain btwn my thumb&index fing?
Scar tissue?: You may have scar tissue as a result of your tendon repairs. Check in with your surgeon. ...Read more
My achilles tendon is painful (even at rest), red scabby bump formed, difficulty walking or carrying anything a little heavy. Shin splits. Depressed.
Achilles pain: Rest and see an orthopedic doctor and take some antiinflammatories for starters. ...Read more
My achilles tendion is very painful even at rest n has a bump n I am now feeling it in my calf as well. There is also calcium buildup on it. Options?
- Talk to a doctor online
- Bump on tendon in hand
- Small red itchy bumps on achilles tendon
- Was feeling around collar bone for curiosity and felt baby little bumps felt like tendons but idk lymph nodes if so since their small their ok
- Calcium on tendons
- Distended tendon
- Causes of itchy bumps on achilles tendon