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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Painful Lump On My Hands

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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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Painful raised lumps on the palm of my hand ?

Painful raised lumps on the palm of my hand ?

Painful raised lumps: May be ganglion cysts especially if engage in repetitive work or trauma and if at joint areas. There are small nerve cysts. see http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00006 or may be pustules/ papules that are infected. usually red,Could try bacitracin and see if helps. Rarely could be from contractures steroids. F/U with doc/ urgent care ...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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I have a small cluster of strange lumps on the back of my head, all on the right hand side. A few of these are painful, but the largest of them isnt?

I have a small cluster of strange lumps on the back of my head, all on the right hand side. A few of these are painful, but the largest of them isnt?

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 could be lipomas. This is one of those things we cannot give you and exact diagnosis unless we can see and palpate the lumps. I think a trip to the local NHS doc is in the offing? thanks ...Read more