Top
10
Doctor insights on: Is It Okay To Have A Lump Forming On My Hand After Reconstructive Surgery

Share
1

1
Is it okay to have a lump forming on my hand after reconstructive surgery?

Is it okay to have a lump forming on my hand after reconstructive surgery?

Can't say: There could be several reasons i.e. Scar, suture, muscle flap, protrusion of hardware. Tendon rupture.. I would mention it to your hand surgeon and make sure he is aware of this. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
2

2
Is it normal to have a lump form on my hand after I had reconstructive surgery?

Is it normal to have a lump form on my hand after I had reconstructive surgery?

Maybe: Incisions often feel lumpy after surgery. It really depends on where the incision was and what the procedure was. ...Read more

4

4
Can you tell me what having reconstructive surgery for the ligaments in your wrist involve?

Can you tell me what having reconstructive surgery for the ligaments in your wrist involve?

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

5

5
Bad pain in wrist had a soft lump for months, now the lump is hard? You think i need surgery?

Bad pain in wrist  had a soft lump for months, now the lump is hard? You think i need surgery?

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

6

6
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?

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

8

8
2 previous wrist surgeries for carpel tunnel/thumb fusion. Chronic pain+lump inside wrist. Now pulling tree roots & wrist popped with immed wrist pain?

2 previous wrist surgeries for carpel tunnel/thumb fusion. Chronic pain+lump inside wrist. Now pulling tree roots & wrist popped with immed wrist pain?

You would think an-: -adult who had all these procedures you might think twice about pulling tree roots. Get back to your hand surgeon and confess, & see what you did. ...Read more

9

9
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?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
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 ?

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