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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"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
Every morning when i wake up my left hand, middle finger is very sore. Feels as if i'm stretching my hand out in my sleep. ?
Have it evaluated: Then see a doctor and have the hand evaluated. ...Read more
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?
Have a small hard lump at the base knuckle of my left hand middle finger, painful when touched. It does not move, it just developed in the past 2 days
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?
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
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
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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