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There's a bump on my left wrist on the pinkie side. my friend said it's jammed.

There's a bump on my left wrist on the pinkie side.  my friend said it's jammed.

Hmm: Can you move it or bend it. Its best to get a full exam of your hand bones, finger and wrist. Hard to deduce much without moving your hand. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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I have pain on my left hand small finger?

I have pain on my left hand small finger?

More information?: Really need more information here. Trauma? Swelling? Discomfited? See your doctor for exam and treatment ...Read more

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Can my ganglion cyst on my finger be the reason that my wrist feels numb?

Can my ganglion cyst on my finger be the reason that my wrist feels numb?

Not likely: It is rare for a problem in the finger to cause symptoms in the wrist. Ganglion cysts in the finger are usually due to arthritis in the joints, especially the distal interphalengeal joint (dip or last knuckle). More likely you have carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) or cervical radiculopathy (herniated disk in the neck). See a board certified orthopaedic hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Sore thumb on left hand nd middle finger on right hand what's causing it?

Sore thumb on left hand nd middle finger on right hand what's causing it?

Could be either : Carpal t syndromes on both sides, or trigger thumb on one side and mid. Finger on the other side. Other possibilities include tendonitis, injury to/ arthritis both hands. These would be responsible for majority of cases. ...Read more

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I have a small mysterious rash on my hand in between my thumb and pointer finger on my right hand. What should I do?

I have a small mysterious rash on my hand in between my thumb and pointer finger on my right hand. What should I do?

Contact rash?: Seeing a dermatologist is the best way to get an answer but the commonest causes come from allergic/irritant reactions to something being held with a pincer grip, such as plucking plant leaves, especially evening primrose. Topical cortisone creams may provide quick symptom relief. If not, definitely see a physician or mid-level provider. ...Read more

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Recently notice my left hand and arm go numb on and off. Now theres a lump on my middle finger on left hand and it's numb?

Recently notice my left hand and arm go numb on and off. Now theres a lump on my middle finger on left hand and it's numb?

Ganglion?: Need more info to help sort out why your hand and arm might be going numb. Numbness is caused by a decrease in blood flow to an area, such as when your leg goes to sleep when you sit on it, or it could be a pinched nerve in your neck, rare at your age, or in your arm. A lump the showed yp quickly could be a ganglion, which is a fluid filled cyst. If it is bothersome, get it checked out. ...Read more

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Can my common wart on my hand spread?

Can my common wart on my hand spread?

Viral: Warts are viral and can spread if not eradicated fully

you should also check to make sure the warts are truly that and not a vesicular or pustular form of a virus or are representative of a systemic problem. ...Read more

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Why is my ring finger on my left hand hurting?

Why is my ring finger on my left hand hurting?

See details: There are several possible causes including tendinitis, arthritis or post-traumatic issues. Have you seen an orthopedist, rheumatologist or hand surgeon? Have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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Numbness on right hand just on mi pinky sometimes on ring finger what could this be?

Ulne nerve issue: Your symptoms are fairly consistent with ulnar nerve entrapment. It is usually caused by repeated pressure of elbow along the 'funny bone' area where the nerve travels along before it reaches the 4th and 5th fingers. Try wearing a elbow pad with a sleeve especially during sleep to see if it helps. If symptoms get worse, then consult your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Tips on child cyst on arm removal?

Tips on child cyst on arm removal?

It depends: It really depends on the type and location of the cyst. If it is in the skin, a dermatologist will likely be able to help. Some cysts are deeper down and will require a surgeon, or an orthopedic surgeon to address. Many cysts in children are benign and if not causing a problem, it might not even need to be removed. Start off with a consult with your pediatrician or family doctor. ...Read more

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My hand hurts whenever i put pressure on it on my last two fingers right above my nuckle on my fingers are swollen should I get an x ray!?

My hand hurts whenever i put pressure on it on my last two fingers right above my nuckle on my fingers are swollen should I get an x ray!?

You should get: Evaluated by a physician who may need an xray as part of the evaluation but just dont just get an x-ray to look for a injury. There are many soft tissue issues such as infection, tenosynovitis, gout, inflammatory disorders that may not show up in an x-ray. So get seen to rule out other non boney causes. ...Read more

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The ring finger on my left hand and my second toe on my left foot have been extremely sore, is this ra?

The ring finger on my left hand and my second toe on my left foot have been extremely sore, is this ra?

Unknown: Rheumatoid arthritis is usually a more symmetrical disease with multiple small joints affected. The more common condition, osteoarthritis, is more typical of your pattern. However, there are other important factors such as a detailed history and a physical examination that are necessary for an accurate diagnosis in your case. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my hands , the side of my knees and on my elbows?

I have a rash on my hands , the side of my knees and on my elbows?

Could be a virus: There are viruses that can cause little red bumps or blisters on the hands, elbows, and knees. The rash will usually resolve in 4-6 weeks. You might also have eczema. Either way, you can try some cortisone cream to clear it up. If it persists, see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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A little freckle appeared on my finger on the palm of my hand does this mean anything?

A little freckle appeared on my finger on the palm of my hand does this mean anything?

Need more info: It's hard to diagnose skin problems without seeing them. Freckles on the palm are not too common and I would advise you to consult with your family physician. ...Read more

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Have a painful swollen knot on rightside of right knuckles? On the rightside of my right hand.

Have a painful swollen knot on rightside of right knuckles?  On the rightside of my right hand.

Ganglion?: I could be a ganglion cyst which is a fluid filled sac that comes from joints and tendons. The typical treatment is removing the fluid with a needle. If it does not resolve you can consider surgery to remove it. ...Read more

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