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3mm lump on epl tendon snags painfully at pip on slight flexion. Any excision risks? Fluid escape from joint capsule? Cause ganglion? Other risks?

3mm lump on epl tendon snags painfully at pip on slight flexion. Any excision risks? Fluid escape from joint capsule? Cause ganglion? Other risks?

Real cause?: Epl tendon inserts at the base of the middle phalynx so central slip snagging at pip joint is more likely a tear in fibers extending from lateral band to central slip causing abnormal shift of tendons. There is no structure that central slip [epl] would get caught on. Lump is most likely scar. Recommend splinting protocol first before considering any surgery. F/u with hand surgeon. ...Read more

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I've had a lump in my neck and enlarged lymph nodes since i was 6. Will this also cause brittle joints?

I've had a lump in my neck and enlarged lymph nodes since i was 6. Will this also cause brittle joints?

Probably not: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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31 w/ hot flash, night sweats, lump in throat feeling, hair thin, joint pain, headaches, long cycle. Norm fsh/lh, 3.5 tsh. On 25 mcg lev. Other causes?

31 w/ hot flash, night sweats, lump in throat feeling, hair thin, joint pain, headaches, long cycle. Norm fsh/lh, 3.5 tsh. On 25 mcg lev. Other causes?

See a doctor: There is no way that anyone could make an accurate diagnosis from the info you have provided. Go and see a good general practitioner and be professionally evaluated. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Lump on my sacro illiac joint? Thought that was just a made up term.

Lump on my sacro illiac joint? Thought that was just a made up term.

Sacroiliac joint: There is a sacroiliac joint although it is not flexible like a knee or elbow. It can be inflamed. ...Read more

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I have a grinding noice close to my left colarbone it dosent hurt but it bothers me and there is a lump in my left joint?

I have a grinding noice close to my left colarbone it dosent hurt but it bothers me and there is a lump in my left joint?

AC or DC??: My guess is that it has to do with the small joint where the collar bone meets the shoulder bone.That "lump" may represent new bone growth in response to the inflammation there. You're kinda young to have this unless you play lots of tennis, lift weights, or injured that area before...things like that). It's called the "acromioclavicular joint, or A-C joint, It can have arthritis and not hurt much ...Read more

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Soft lump on outside of elbow joint?

Soft lump on outside of elbow joint?

Lump on elbow: One thing that comes to mind is a bursitis. This is an inflammation of the bursa - a small fluid filled sack that lines some joints. The bursa can get inflamed due to trauma, overuse or infection. It's not always painful, but can present as a soft lump on the outside of the elbow. Standard treatment includes nsaids, ice, compression, avoidance of trauma and sometimes drainage and antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the top uppermost joint on my 2 nd toe. Should i get it checked?

I have a lump on the top uppermost joint on my 2 nd toe. Should i get it checked?

Sure: Any unknown, new growth that you are not sure of what the cause is or what it is, should be evaluated to be safe. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump on The middle joint of my finger.its hurts to touch and if I catch it?

I have a hard lump on The middle joint of my finger.its hurts to touch and if I catch it?

Hand surgeon: Although this sounds like a ganglion cyst, I would recommend a hand surgical evaluation. ...Read more