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Is It Okay To Have A Lump Forming On My Hand After Reconstructive Surgery
What's that painless hard lump under skin where i had a surgery after cut in superficial vein on the back of my hand 2months ago, it appeared 3weeks po
Varies: Location and injury dependent. Some use stem/stromal ultrasound guided injections to encourage healing. Open surgery is sometimes needed if avulsion injury or problems beyond your ability to heal. Sometimes external pin fixation can be used to immobilize torn ligament/bones from further harm. Depends on the cause, problem and location. Submit more detail for more answer. ...Read more
Prob. ganglion cyst: Ganglion cysts are very common lumps within the hand and wrist that occur adjacent to joints or tendons. The most common location is top of the wrist.These start out as soft sometimes mobile lumps. They can get firmer and ccasionally they continue to grow and can become uncomfortable. Ultrasound can usually confirm diagnosis. If painful, contact general surgeon. ...Read more
Had carpal release surgery last yr. But now I have a small lump like a bone sticking out of my wrist, it hurts quite abit but Dr says its nothing?
Need exam: Unfortunately this would take a physical examination as well as review of imaging studies to give a real answer, but there could be scar tissue there, or could be just anatomy you hadn't noticed there, or could be a cyst, etc. Consider a 2nd opinion if you're still concerned. ...Read more
I have had carpel tunnel surgery approximately 3 years ago. I am wondering if a hard lump on my wrist where my veins are has anything to do with that?
2 previous wrist surgeries for carpel tunnel/thumb fusion. Chronic pain+lump inside wrist. Now pulling tree roots & wrist popped with immed wrist pain?
Had surgery 2wks ago to remove ganglion from back of hand. Stitches were removed last week now have bump where cyst was. What is the bump from?
Several possibilitie: Could be several things: 1) inflammatory residual, which should go down in time, use ice pack or moist heat, whichever helps more), 2) Local infection, but redness and warmth would be characteristics. If that's the case antibiotics might be needed. 3) Problem with the surgery, less likely, but would necessitate follow up with the surgeon ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Surgery to reconstruct pec major after tendon tear 5 CM 6 wks post op tingling and numbness in hand pain in pec shoulder arm forearm elbow point ?
Nerve irritation: Postoperative parasthesias( numbness, tingling, etc.) are not uncommon after your type of surgery. Nerves that provide sensation/ pain temperature and help to move muscles in your forearm and hand are fairly close by. Once the swelling from the surgery subsides these symptoms should diminish... If they don't consult w/ your orthopedic surgeon. Good Luck! ...Read more
I cut my hand 2 years ago and didn't clean the wound well. Now its forming into a lump i believe its dry blood or hypertrophic scars. How do I get rid?
I broke my wrist (scaphoid?) approximately 18 years ago. And never had surgery on it. I have developed quite an arthritic bump which impairs movement
Have bump or bone sticking out of wrist near incision from carpel surgery last yr. It really hurts, should I be concerned? Dr says its nothing.
Carpel tunnel: You must consult a surgeon for second opinion. ...Read more
I had surgery 4 weeks ago for ganglion scyst in my wrist. Still look pretty big, alhoutgh they removed it. How long it's going to take to be back to normal? I still have a pretty big bump :-( thanks
I got a boxers fracture. The doctors couldn't set my bone back in place. (5th meta) I have a huge bump on my knuckle. Is surgery needed? My xray ↓
Boxer's Fracture: Unfortunately we can't see your X-ray on the free part of health tap. Up to a 30 degree angulation is acceptable in the 5th digit before surgery will be done. This is unless you are a professional athlete or something similar. If it were my hand I would personally make an appointment at a hand surgeon and see if they will do anything, catch my drift. ...Read more
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