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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

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 left hand, it moves when I️ move my middle finger. It does not hurt and I have no pain. When I push down it is hard?

I have a bump on my left hand, it moves when I️ move my middle finger. It does not hurt and I have no pain. When I push down it is hard?

Ganglion?: Tends to present on the hand and be painless and move with the tendon as is attached/adjacent to it. Have a look at the information below see if consistent. For specific formal diagnosis and management please consult a doctor licensed in your area.
https://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/ganglion-cyst/symptoms-causes/syc-20351156 ...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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There's a bump on my ring finger on my left hand which I doesn't use it to write. It's just as hard as shell. It hurts a littlebit when I pressed it?

There's a bump on my ring finger on my left hand which I doesn't use it to write. It's just as hard as shell. It hurts a littlebit when I pressed it?

Bump on fifth finger: May be cyst or ganglion cyst., rarely bone. Consider f/u with doc for eval. Gangliion cyst can sometimes go away on their own, they are fro mrepetitive activity. ...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?

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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Painful middle finger on my left hand. Since this morning it was score but not it’s swollen and it’s warmer than the other fingers.?

Painful middle finger on my left hand. Since this morning it was score but not it’s swollen and it’s warmer than the other fingers.?

Assessment needed: And fairly urgently as may have an infection. Other possibilities include arthritis or if injured tendon problem. Will need a doctor assessment and if diagnosis remains unclear may need tests such as bloods and xrays, scans etc. ...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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Hi. I have a big middle knuckle - middle finger- left hand. Doesn't hurt but ruined my life. Can I get it back to regular size? Scrape away the nodes?

Hi. I have a big middle knuckle - middle finger- left hand. Doesn't hurt but ruined my life. Can I get it back to regular size? Scrape away the nodes?

Knuckle Pad: Knuckle pads are benign, asymptomatic, well-circumscribed, smooth, firm, skin-colored papules, nodules, or plaques, located in the skin over the dorsal aspects of the metacarpophalangeal (MCP) and interphalangeal (IP) joints. A history of repetitive trauma related to sports or occupation is often present. ...Read more

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Hi im from India age 20 im havin a very light thin streak in middle finger of my left hand it got hurt two months back with ball on middle part n top?

Hi im from India age 20 im havin a very light thin streak in middle finger of my left hand it got hurt two months back with ball on middle part n top?

Play Ball: The thin streak you speak of is in the nail, I think. If so, the ball impact probably either stunted or damaged the nail root. Time will tell if it is permanent or not. ...Read more

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I have had numbness in my left hand Pointer middle and ring finger for about 3 to 4 weeks. I notice the numbness is more sever in the middle finger.?

I have had numbness in my left hand Pointer middle and ring finger for about 3 to 4 weeks. I notice the numbness is more sever in the middle finger.?

Numbness: Most likely carpal tunnel syndrome as this affects thumb through half of ring finger. Try a carpal tunnel splint on that wrist while waiting to see a doctor for an exam. A bit young for stroke and lasting too long without other symptoms for lack of blood flow issue. ...Read more

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Hi! I got a splinter at the base of my middle finger on my left hand on Saturday. My middle finger is now swollen and hurts to move. The splinter went straight into my hand and was about 3/4 of an inch long. I pulled it out immediately. I iced my finger b

Hi! I got a splinter at the base of my middle finger on my left hand on Saturday. My middle finger is now swollen and hurts to move. The splinter went straight into my hand and was about 3/4 of an inch long. I pulled it out immediately. I iced my finger b

Deep splinter wound: If you are having this much difficulty moving your finger after you removed the deep splinter, go to your Internist or ER ASAP; what you are describing is cellulitis. If the area is swollen and can't move, there is an infection. You need to be seen and placed on antibiotics ASAP. Do not hesitate to go. ...Read more

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Tiny tremor in middle finger left hand?

Tiny tremor in middle finger left hand?

Tremor: It could be benign (essential) tremor. A key distinguishing feature for your doctor will be if it occurs at rest or with activity. Pay attention also to what makes it better or worse. If alcohol (assuming you drink) makes better, it may be an important feature. Does it get worse after exercise? See your md with all the info you can on this. ...Read more

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Middle finger on left hand trying to straighten it & curve it but I can't do so either way?

Middle finger on left hand trying to straighten it & curve it but I can't do so either way?

? injury: Is there a history of recent sprain type injury? Any swelling or tenderness to suggest inflammation? If so get examined by a physician. If not, try hot (not too hot) applications and, if you can take them, antiinflammatories like Advil or Aleve (naproxen). If no improvement in range of motion, and it becomes a persistent problem, see your md or a hand surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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My middle finger on the left hand gets a weird tingling feeling off and on for over a week. What could it be?

My middle finger on the left hand gets a weird tingling feeling off and on for over a week. What could it be?

Pinched Nerve: Most likely there is entrapment or damage to the median nerve at the base of the finger or in the palm. Census intermission, I would just observed and see if it goes away. ...Read more

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In my middle finger of the left hand there is a small bulge that appeared five years ago it started to grow last two years and it's rigid?

In my middle finger of the left hand there is a small bulge that appeared five years ago it started to grow last two years and it's rigid?

Your young age: Leads me to suspect some things more than others. You may have experienced some trauma which was the cause of the initial bulge. Perhaps a cyst has formed around it and scarred. Less likely is an arthritis lump (rheumatoid or osteoarthritis) or a ganglion cyst. Since it has been there so long, I suggest a Doctor visit. Either first to your PCP or an orthopedist/Hand Specialist. ...Read more