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What causes a small lump on a wrist scar?

What causes a small lump on a wrist scar?

Wrist scar lump: Scars often have areas of induration, or hard tissue, which softens after several months or longer. Massaging the scar may help. A buried suture can also cause a lump. Finally, a cyst may develop in association with a scar. ...Read more

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A lump the size of a grape on underside of my wrist for past year, its starting to burn from time to time,what are possible causes and or solutions?

A lump the size of a grape  on underside of my wrist for past year, its starting to burn from time to time,what are possible causes and or solutions?

Ganglionic Cyst: Most likely a ganglionic cyst of the joint synovium. These will often resolve with rest from repetitive actions like typing, piano, Tennis. They can be injected with a corticosteroid or if necessary, surgically removed. Please see a physician for an exam to be sure it is nothing more serious than that. ...Read more

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Smashed side of my wrist into solid door very hard was verby painful swelling had gone down not painful slight bruise but hard lump still where I hit it cause?

Smashed side of my wrist into solid door very hard was verby painful swelling had gone down not painful slight bruise but hard lump still where I hit it cause?

Hematoma: If you hit wrist - evan after swelling down and pain less severe - there is usually some degree of blood collection in subcutaneous tissue ( hematoma) and even in surface of bone ( periosteum) . It can attract more calcium as healing process and lump become hard and takes months to resolve. If any doubt have a X ray and see your doc. ...Read more

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Large lump at the top of my arm, with intermittent shooting pain through my elbow and wrist. Can a lipoma cause pain or is this something more?

Large lump at the top of my arm, with intermittent shooting pain through my elbow and wrist.  Can a lipoma cause pain or is this something more?

Nerve compression: The shooting pain through your elbow and wrist could be related to a compressed nerve. Ok to check with your doc for an exam and opinion about that lump and whether it is causative. ...Read more

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Causes of nerve pain from the L. thumb-wrist, to the L. Arm bicep, with a swollen 1 in. lump around Extensor pollicis brevis, with a clear neck MRI ?

Causes of nerve pain from the L. thumb-wrist, to the L. Arm bicep, with a swollen 1 in. lump around Extensor pollicis brevis, with a clear neck MRI ?

It could be due to a: several conditions like De Quervain's tenosynovitis which is a painful inflammation of the tendons on the thumb side of the wrist, carpal tunnel syndrome affecting the tendon across the wrist, a radial nerve or other nerve entrapments, or an abnormal fluid collection like a ganglion cyst. See a specialist for electrodiagnostic testing or imaging studies. ...Read more

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What would cause lumps to form in the palm of my hand?

What would cause lumps to form in the palm of my hand?

Dupytren's Contractu: More than likely you have a condition called dupytren's contractures. These show up along the tendons of the palm o f the hands and can begin to interfere with your grip and can be painful. See your pcp or see an hand surgeon if available for an opinion. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the back of my hand sort of in the middle.It causes some pain when i bend my hand down. What should i do?

I have a lump on the back of my hand sort of in the middle.It causes some pain when i bend my hand down. What should i do?

Ganglionic Cyst: It is most likely a ganglionic cyst or synovial cyst. These are mobile and compressible, like a ball with air in it, not hard like a rock. Please see your primary care physician for diagnosis and treatment. Corticosteroid injections can shrink it. if you rest your hand and the pain doesn't improve, you may need an orthopedic hand specialist's opinion. ...Read more

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The palm of my hand was hurting I figured it was cause of my crutches,when I looked I have a small lump under my skin kind of dark is it a bloodclot?

The palm of my hand was hurting I figured it was cause of my crutches,when I looked I have a small lump under my skin kind of dark is it a bloodclot?

Probably not: Probably not a blood clot in the typical use of the term. It could be a small hematoma or a pressure phenomena from rhe crutch use. I would let your doctor look at it and an exam alone will likely determine the diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause a lump to stick out under the rib cage on the left hand side?

Is there anything that can cause a lump to stick out under the rib cage on the left hand side?

Gas: Gas in your large intestine you will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provider who knows you over time. Discuss this with that provider. ...Read more

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What do I do for lump under left armpit makes my arm and hand feel funny, what could cause this?

What do I do for lump under left armpit makes my arm and hand feel funny, what could cause this?

Nerve compression : It could be due to nerve compression. Lymph nodes under the arm can also be a sign of breast issues. Please see your primary care provider right away. ...Read more