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I have a bump on my left hand middle finger. Is this a hand tumor?

I have a bump on my left hand middle finger. Is this a hand tumor?

Yes and no: A tumor by definition is just an abnormal growth so yes it is a tumor. It is most likely a cyst or other benign (read non cancer) tumor of your finger. You should have this seen by your doctor to determin what it is and if anything needs to be done for it. ...Read more

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Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more


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I have a bump on my middle finger on my left hand i had it for 2 months what could it be?

Ganglion Cyst: Could be a ganglion cyst. These typically do not hurt, however may cause issues like trigger finger and make it hard to flex/extend fingers. Consider seeing a hand specialist if it does not resolve or gets worse. ...Read more

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Hello i have a very small very hard bump on my left hand right at the bottom of my finger (one before the pinky) and just before the knuckle its not v?

Hello i have a very small very hard bump on my left hand right at the bottom of my finger (one before the pinky) and just before the knuckle its not v?

What is "V"?: It is difficult to tell from your question. Do you possibly mean to say if it is not a so called "verucca", in other words a wart? Hard to tell, but judging by the location, it could be one. A doctor would need to see it and perhaps submitting quality photographs may also be helpfull. ...Read more

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I have red bumps all over the back of my left hand and these bumps are also present on my fingers excluding the webbing of my fingers. Also red lines ?

I have red bumps all over the back of my left hand and these bumps are also present on my fingers excluding the webbing of my fingers. Also red lines ?

See a dermatologist: You can start with your doctor for initial assessment who may refer you to a dermatologist. Unfortunately we can't help you with limited information, you need to be seen and examined ...Read more

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I'm a 44 year old mother of 4 and housewife. I have bumps and pitts on my finger nails on my left hand should I be worried.

Nail pits: There are a number of different causes of pitting of the nails. One of these is psoriasis. See your dermatologist for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment (if indicated). ...Read more

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Tiny clear itchy bumps occur on right middle finger (from mid joint to fingertip). Recently the finger tip feels a little numb. ?

Tiny clear itchy bumps occur on right middle finger (from mid joint to fingertip). Recently the finger tip feels a little numb. ?

Need to see this: before any diagnosis can be made. Please schedule a virtual consultation or visit your healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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My left hand middle finger swells off &on when i use my hands at work & at home i injured the wrong way and it feels like neddles & a pintch of pain.

My left hand middle finger swells off &on when i use my hands at work & at home i injured the wrong way and it feels like neddles & a pintch of pain.

You need: to obtain an xray to rule out hairline fracture. This would be first step possibly followed by advanced imaging and a visit to a hand Specialist if symptoms continue. Don't ignore it! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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What would cause my left hand middle finger to twitch every now and then?

What would cause my left hand middle finger to twitch every now and then?

Old age..: As we age things start falling apart.....very slowly. But you can have entrapment neuropathy, B12 deficiency, calcium deficiency, other electrolyte or medication related issues. ...Read more

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My left hand middle finger can not be bent/close, it is aching a bit but not severely. Why ? Do i need to consult a cardiologist?

My left hand middle finger  can not be bent/close, it is aching a bit  but not severely. Why ? Do i need to consult a cardiologist?

Get Orthopaedic Eval: You need to be evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon or hand surgeon that cares for injuries to the hand region. Xrays will likely be taken as part of an initial thorough evaluation to discern the reason for your loss of motion and stiffness. ...Read more

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I have been having numbness in my right foot middle toe and the top of my left hand middle finger and index just the top is numb, why?

I have been having numbness in my right foot middle toe and the top of my left hand middle finger and index just the top is numb, why?

Varies: The two are probably not related. Tarsal tunnel in the foot and carpal tunnel syndrome in the hand are among the two more common causes although many possibilities. Don't hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Numbness in my finger tip middle finger on left hand?

Numbness in my finger tip middle finger on left hand?

Carpal tunnel: You may have carpal tunnel syndrome, characterized by hand pain and recurrent numbness or "pins and needle" sensations in the thumb, index, middle finger and the lateral aspect of the ring finger. It may be triggered by use (driving, keyboard use). Wearing a wrist cock- up splint is very effective. Surgery reserved for severe cases. Check with your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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Why is my middle finger on my left hand numb? What can I do for it?

Not sure?: Possible causes of just one finger being numb include carpal tunnel, pinched nerve in neck, or possible circulation problem. Carpal tunnel usually makes the thumb, index and middle fingers numb. A pinched nerve at the c-7 cervical level can cause just the middle finger to be numb, but your neck usally hurts as well. Raynaud's phenomenon can cause numbness, but fingeris usally pale. ...Read more

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Burning tingling sensation in the bottom of middle finger on left hand. Keeps coming and going. What is this?

Burning tingling sensation in the bottom of middle finger on left hand. Keeps coming and going. What is this?

Paresthesia: Assess if there is any injury or trauma to the finger. The sensory innervation for the middle finger on your left hand comes from the dorsal root of the 7th cervical nerve , which can be impinged along its course to your finger. See your doctor if this impairs your activities of daily living and treatment and therapy options may be available. ...Read more

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I am feeling a sharp piercing pain between my middle finger and ring finger on my left hand. The pain is only when something touches that area.?

I am feeling a sharp piercing pain between my middle finger and ring finger on my left hand. The pain is only when something touches that area.?

In this area there : Are nerves, blood vessels and fascial structures, a ganglion or cyst or a trigger finger can also seem to hurt there. Gout or tenosynovitis can hurt ther too...A thrombosed vein or a bruised nerve or a glomus tumor can affect this area too as well as a foreign body or sliver..... Most important tho there is an infection that can develop somewhat hidden in this area, . ...Read more

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