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Causes Of Soft Lump On 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
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
Ganglion cyst: Is most likely, although other lesions may be responsible. See hand specialist and get answers. ...Read more
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?
I have pain in my arm, radiating from a lump under my elbow for a week now. My entire arm & hand are swollen and worsening. What could cause this?
Sounds worrisome: This sounds like a bacterial infection or other serious problem. I think it'd be best to seek medical attention asap. ...Read more
I have a lump on the side of my left hand, just where your thumb starts on my left hand. It's been there for over 2 months, and causes severe pain?
Cyst most likely: You are describing something that is similar to a "ganglion cyst". This is an out pouching of the lining of the joint of your wrist. These occur frequently. Often they go away on their own. Often they have no symptoms, but can have pain and discomfort. Usually observed but can be injected with a steroid and if complicated, they are surgically removed. Questions? See your pcp or hand surgeon. ...Read more
I have a hard lump on the top right hand side of my trachea, it's 'attached to the bone' and moves with the bone as I swallow, possible causes?
Hard tender swollen lump on hand just found. One part pops out more. Lymph node or caused by previous injury, a cat bite 1 yr ago? Cause for concern?
Around 1 month ago I felt a lump under armpit in left hand. Now I am not sure it is there but feel oval shaped and it itches and feels tender. Cause?
Lymph nodes: A lymph node is an oval-shaped organ of the lymphatic system, distributed widely throughout the body including the armpit and stomach and linked by lymphatic vessels. Lymph nodes are major sites of B, T, and other immunity cells. Lymph nodes act as filters or traps for foreign particles and are important in the proper functioning of the immune system. ...Read more
3 small burst blood vessels in L hand in last year. Doctor unconcerned after first 2. Swells up slightly tingly when it happens then fine. Can see bluish lump after, that stays. Anxious about cause?
I have a lump on my thumb joint and swelling. Using my hand causes shooting pain in the thumb. Xray normal. Test to determine cause? Type of dr?
Hand surgeon: Plastic or ortho. Probably need only exam then surgry. ...Read more
My mother has a lump in the palm of her hand under the skin and has pain in her arms and legs. What could be the cause of this these pains she is 67?
Unclear: Pain in arms and legs at age 67 could be one of many things. Best to have a physical perform to find the cause. Hope she gets to feeling better. ...Read more
It could be...: A localized infection from a manicure. It also could just be a hereditory issue, or mild form of a fungal irritation. Have a dermatologist examine it to find out if it's anything more serious. Sometimes systemic diseases are diagnosed by how they effect the nails. ...Read more
Feel a hard lump under Ganglionectomy dorsal wrist incision Cause? Not painful had ganglionectomy on July 10 2014
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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?
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?
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
My roommate has a little lump on her index finger which seems to hurt/burn when she bumps it. It's a bit swollen. What can cause this?
Small, painless, bb sized lump inside my tongue (front right side). What could it be? I suck my thumb in my sleep, could this be the cause? Worry??
See an oral surgeon: Have an oral surgeon evaluate the lump on your tongue. It is challenging to provide a diagnosis without a thorough examination and a photograph of the lump. See an oral surgeon soon if possible. ...Read more
I was bitten by an insect on my index finger about 4 months ago. I now have a lump in my arm that has caused me to lose muscle on my left side. Help!
Checkup: Infection may have spread into your lymph nodes- get examined and blood tested-NOW ...Read 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?
No trauma, sudden knuckle pain pointer finger only, 3wks, worse with bending, now hard lump under knuckle, cant use without pain. No doc, possible cause?
Could my breast cancer have been caused by the unhealthy environment I lived in for two years? Small lump started before I moved from the apartment, and now its the size of my palm (red and irritated too) it started 9 months ago. No history of any cancer
Cancer: Do you have an actual diagnosis of breast cancer from a biopsy? Or are you describing what you see and feel? Breast infection can be firm tender and red. But the rare condition of an inflammatory breast cancer can be a serious condition. Environmental conditions do not cause sudden cancer formation, but infections can be related to unclean situations. ...Read more