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Hard Lump On The Inside Of The Wrist
Needs eval: You don't say how long it's been there or anything about the qualities or if you were injured so sorry but can't be of more help. Of you want to write back with more information maybe we could help. Sorry ...Read more
Cyst? Boil?: A hard, tender lump that is new, usually means inflammation or infection (mild). Cysts and boils often occur under the skin, can be firm and tender. You could try hot compresses to the area. Some people even take an antibiotic to eliminate infection. To be sure, see your doctor who can tell you what you are dealing with. ...Read more
Lump on inside of wrist near vein. Size of pea sticking out. Small, non visible lump on vein near other lump. Pain, burning, numbness in the same arm.
More context: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them; generally the context matters a great deal. Recent trauma including intravenous injection illegal or otherwise changes possibilities drastically. Ganglion cyst comes to mind otherwise (a cyst in the covering of a nerve like a blister from wear and tear) associated with nerve irritaiton. ...Read more
Lump: It may be a cyst or a lipoma. Both would be somewhat soft and rubbery though. It is best to get it checked by your PCP and then decide whether it needs to be removed or biopsied. ...Read more
Cant open fingers last three of right hand. Knot on top. And hard mass where tendons and veins are on inside wrist. Very painful.
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
Lump on right side of left wrist. A hard almost pointy feeling bump under the skin. small, pea sized, not visible. what could this be? Only on one wrist
Cyst or tumor: A hard lump on your thigh is most likely a cyst or a benign tumor, such as a fibroma. If the lump has been there a long time, has not changed size and is not painful, you can just "watch" it. If it has appeared recently or has enlarged, then a surgeon should remove it. A pathologist will then determine if it will be of future concern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ear Lump: This is hard to know unless it is seen and evaluated. Please see your FP or Dermatologist. ...Read more
Cyst: If its at the entrance to the vagina, it could be a bartholin's cyst. Those usually need a doctor to drain them. They can grow quite large. ...Read more