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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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My upper arm muscle or bicep is swollen and kind of hard. Does not hurt. Is it dangerous or something to worry about?

My upper arm muscle or bicep is swollen and kind of hard. Does not hurt. Is it dangerous or something to worry about?

Rupture muscle: Biceps tendon tears can be either partial or complete.
A complete tear of the long head at its attachment point in the glenoid. Partial tears. Many tears do not completely sever the tendon.
Complete tears. A complete tear will split the tendon into two pieces. ...Read more

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My left arm is swollen from mid-bicep to mid-forearm. I've always been skinny, but healthy, and recently started working out. Why is it swollen?

My left arm is swollen from mid-bicep to mid-forearm. I've always been skinny, but healthy, and recently started working out. Why is it swollen?

Could be "overuse": If arm symptoms start just after a person begins working out with weights, there could be an "overuse" injury. A primary care doctor can check to see if cold-packs, motrin/advil, and a decreased work-out routine is all that is needed; or if a referral to a sports medicine / orthopedic doctor is needed. Sometimes, xrays are needed. ...Read more

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Why do I have a lump below the middle part of bicep & swollen groin lymph node? Appeared 4 & 3 weeks ago, no growth after 48hrs, red, &initially painful

Why do I have a lump below the middle part of bicep & swollen groin lymph node? Appeared 4 & 3 weeks ago, no growth after 48hrs, red, &initially painful

Bicep and groin?: I don't know of any relationship between a bicep "lump" and a groin lymph node. This isn't a problem that can be assessed over the internet. See a physician. ...Read more

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Can feel rope like thing on the bottom of my bicep not sure if it's vein, artery, or lymph. I have some dull pain in the arm. Seems a bit swollen. Norm?

Can feel rope like thing on the bottom of my bicep not sure if it's vein, artery, or lymph. I have some dull pain in the arm. Seems a bit swollen. Norm?

Tendon: You feel a ripe like structure at the bottom of your biceps. This most likely is a tendon that attaches the bicep to your lower arm. Take a feel of it and move or contract your bicep. If you can feel it move then it is your tendon. A vein should be soft, the artery should have a pulse. If the vein is tender and full or painful then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a large mass on my bicep. It can be felt when pushed it seems to swell and cause numbness in my arm. On my MRI, "no mass was detected"??

I have a large mass on my bicep. It can be felt when pushed it seems to swell and cause numbness in my arm. On my MRI, "no mass was detected"??

MRI can miss masses: In my experience, the most common soft tissue mass missed on MRI is a lipoma, a benign tumor made up of cells containing fat, which look very like the surrounding fat surrounding on MRI. The thin capsule may not be visible.

Numbness may be due to pressure on nerve. Other tumors such as schwannoma are less often not easily seen on MRI.

A surgeon is often the best person to evaluate these lesions ...Read more

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What causes a swollen tecticles. But no pain?

What causes a swollen tecticles. But no pain?

Swollen testicals: Painless swelling is different if one testicle is involved or both are affected. Hernias, hydrcoeles or tumors are possible. Make an apt for examination ...Read more

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What causes tissues to become edematous (swollen)?

What causes tissues to become edematous (swollen)?

Swelling: Injury releases factors from cells that activate fluid flow between cells and extracellular fluid. Good wikipedia question for more details. ...Read more

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What causes neck to be swollen?

What causes neck to be swollen?

Many things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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What causes swollen eyelids?

What causes swollen eyelids?

General Symptom.: It is a general symptom. It can be anything from a mild virus infection, allergies, sinus infection.
It can also be a serious sign of fluid status of the body. If it is bad enough to affect your vision or self-perception then See your doctor for a review. At your age, if the simple mild answers are not obvious, then a more full investigation may be warranted. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen liver?

What causes a swollen liver?

Swollen liver: The liver can become enlarged because of being diseased (either from toxins such as meds or alcohol), or can be enlarged secondary to other organ disease such as congestive heart failure. It is never a normal situation. ...Read more

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What can cause a swollen cervix?

What can cause a swollen cervix?

Many possibilities: Trauma, infection, cancer, other forms of inflammation. Please see your ob/gyn soon. ...Read more

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What causes swollen mastoid glands?

What causes swollen mastoid glands?

Lymph nodes: I assume you mean the glands near the mastoid processes behind the ears. Probably lymph nodes. Can be due to local infection, llike scalp infection. If it persists, see your md. ...Read more

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What cause swollen instep with no pain?

What cause swollen instep with no pain?

Not yet severe.: Just because the area is swollen doesn't necessarily mean that there has to be pain. Pain is considered the last phase of the inflammatory reaction. You can have localized swelling of one or more constituent parts of the arch but not damaged enough to cause pain yet. Clearly, something may be simmering and about to erupt in to a more noticeable problem. You might do some sole searching to stop it. ...Read more

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What causes the swollen of the urethra?

What causes the swollen of the urethra?

Infection, trauma or: Inflammation. Infection ; inflammation can be from a urinary infection affecting the urethra or an std. Trauma can be from instrumentation, self or medical or from a straddle injury or pelvic fracture or vigorous sex. ...Read more

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Probably causes for a sudden swollen tonsil?

Swollen Tonsil: See an ENT specialist... Abcesses, infections, tumors, tonsil stones, etc. Are all possible. ...Read more

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What causes your ankles tobe swollen and itchy?

What causes your ankles tobe swollen and itchy?

See a doctor: These symptoms could be from many things. ...Read more

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What could cause my face and glands to be swollen?

What could cause my face and glands to be swollen?

Call your doctor: This forum is inadequate to appropriately tackle this question. Call your doctor. ...Read more