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I Have A Knot On My Wrist Could This Be Something Serious
Bit by a bug/ got a bug like bump on my ankle and now have a rash on my neck what could it be could it be related what should I do?
It depends: If the rash occured within hours after the bite, this could be an allergic reaction. Presuming you are not having difficulty breathing, this can be treated with oral antihistamines such as diphenhydramine. If the rash appeared 3 days to a month after a Tick bite I'd worry about lyme disease. In any case, it is very difficult to give specific recommendations without seeing the rash. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say: you could have a cyst. It could be an enlarged lymph node. Might have an infection. Get it checked if not resolving. Take care. ...Read more
Many possibilities.: All scalps have a few lumps and dips, which are normal - but the lumps could be pilar cysts (which are not dangerous), or they could be one of several other things. Let a dermatologist have a look at them. ...Read more
Hard to know: Without an exam it is hard to answer your question. It is concerning when moles change - change in size, color, become irregularly shaped, itch, bleed. Most moles are relatively easy to remove and test. Please see your primary doctor or a surgeon to see if this needs to be removed and tested. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think i had a ringworm on my neck and now I have a lump near my anterior lymph node could this be serious like cancer or something?
Unlikely: Ringworm is a type of infection and inflammatory responses can result in swollen lymph nodes which would be e most likely scenario. Additionally any infection in your mouth or throat or sinuses or scratch or cut on your scalp or face could also cause swollen nodes. At 31yo risk of this being related to a cancer is very low. If they persist or grow and become more in number see your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a small almost zit like bump just inside my anus , is this something to be concerned about. I get hemorrhoids occasionally could this be the cause?
Skin calcinosis: They might represent calcifications in the skin, be ingrowing hairs, or changes due to other causes. See a podiatrist or dermatologist for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a small lump on the back of my neck. Doesn't feel like a bite. I am worried it could be something serious. Suffer from severe migraines too.
A vertebre?: Is it a cervical vertebre? We all have them and the bottom one feels like a bump when you tilt head forward. If it hurts, have an exam - that's all you can do to discover what it is. Serious problems are rare compared to simple ones - try not to jump to bad conclusions and add anxiety to your problems. ...Read more
I have a non painful lump underneath my tongue which seems to have a yellow "head" on it. Any ideas what it could be and should I be worried?
Many possibilities: If it is in the middle of the neck then dermoid, thyroglossal duct cyst, lymph node, thyroid isthmus nodule are most likely. If on the sides then lymph node ( benign or cancer), salivary gland tumor, branchial cleft cyst, thyroid lobe nodule are main possibilities. If it persists for more than two weeks see ent. ...Read more
I have a small painless bump above my left temple, I feel that it is causing daily migraines, Could this be something serious?
Probably not: However if you are concerned about it, it's worth getting checked. ...Read more
I have a lump in my left arm pit it is very tender about the size of a marble what could this be? Could it be serious
Skin masses: There are a few possibilities. You should see your doctor for an evaluation and treatment ...Read more
I have a lump under my skin by my lower left jaw. It hurts. What could this be and should I be worried?
I have a knot like bump on top shoulder is it a muscle that needs too be worked out what should I do it feels tense.Heat?Ice?Help
When i bend my wrist in any direction, i feel a pain as though I have a bruise, but i don't. Could this be something serious?
It can be: Sometimes the prominence of the tendon over the wrist is normal and is not dangerous. Other times if the tendon is snapping over the bone especially after an injury on someone with arthritis this can lead to tendon problems. Evaluation by hand surgeon will help make a diagnosis and determine the treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hurt my wrist, now its swollen, painful from my fingers to my elbow and cracks when I move it. Something serious?
I hurt my wrist, now its swollen, painful from my fingers to my elbow and cracks when i move it. Something serious?
Depends: This may be raynaud's phenomenon, which is a blood vessel spasm. It is classically triggered by cold. Treatments vary from medication to surgery. It may also be related to autoimmune diseases. Best to get evaluated by a physician for a full history and physical. Make note of what seems to trigger this. If it doesn't resolve quickly, you may need an er visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blotchy red hands that itch swell and burn it's only on one part of my hand close to my thumb but on both hands could this be something serious?
I have frequent numbness in my fingertips (most severe in pinky of right hand). Is this the sign of something serious or is it just due to cold?
Numbness: This symptom may be due to a nerve impingement in the wrist by thickened ligaments( caused by prolonged computer usage). Another possibility is vasospasm upon cold exposure as seen in Raynaud's syndrome. If associated tingling occurs, deficiencies of calcium,magnesium and potassium are possibilities. See your physician or a hand surgeon for evaluation and advice. ...Read more
Recently had a possible seizure and I am now having trouble unclenching my left hand. Is this something serious or will it go away.
My mom hit her hand on something hard while trying to show me something, & now there is a big swollen knot on her middle finger. Is this serious?
Probably not.: As long as she can bend and straighten her finger fully without severe pain, it is probably just a bruise. Ice it at least 3-4 times a day. ...Read more
I have excessive earwax@all times and like a pink strip on the top of my hand nails I'm really scared that it is something serious like liver disease?
I've been experiencing small muscle twitching on the right side of my body. Under my eye, my calf, my hand and my fingers. Is this something serious?
Most likely nothing: But pay attention to see if there are any other symptoms. This could be early signs of serious things like ms, but you are mostly likely too young to see this. More than likely it is dehydration and a magnesium deficiency. Try hydrating well, take some over the counter, low dose magnesium and see if these subside. If not, ask your primary care doc. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Ever since i had an IV put in the back of my hand i've had these bumps or knots in my veins. Can this be a serious problem?
Very common: I'm an inpatient doctor and see this often. This should go away in days. Sometimes this is from inflammation of the skin or veins because the IV irrigated it. The may even me a very small clot in the veins. You can put a warm wet towel over the area for 15 min every hour to help. It should improve. If not after a few days or if getting worse, then get it checked out. ...Read more
Go to an ER : There are a couple of concerns based on your description. First, you could have injured one of the blood vessels in your wrist, leading to either bleeding under the skin, or an aneurysm. Second, you could have a 'shooters access' which is a collection of pus under the skin. Either way, you should get checked out sooner rather than later. No judgements! ...Read more
What is the difference between a spur and a cyst when related to abnormal bone knot/growth on thumb side of wrist? I have smooth knot on my wrist.
I have a knot on my wrist that use to come and go without any pain but now I have throbbing burning pain in 2 fingers. Are they related?
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