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Nodule (Definition)

Any growth or deposit in the body or on its surface may be casually termed a nodule until its character is determined by the familiarity of the physician with it or by the results of a biopsy if it is not so obvious. The term is casual ...Read more


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There's a bump on my left wrist on the pinkie side. my friend said it's jammed.

There's a bump on my left wrist on the pinkie side.  my friend said it's jammed.

Hmm: Can you move it or bend it. Its best to get a full exam of your hand bones, finger and wrist. Hard to deduce much without moving your hand. ...Read more

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Little bumps on the palm of my hand? Should i worry?

Little bumps on the palm of my hand? Should i worry?

Hand eczema: This is a common presentation of hand eczema - avoid solvents / prolonged immersion in water / detergents / and irritants. If this does not work see your doc to consider topical meds. ...Read more

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Small red patch on my left shoulder towards my neck for three weeks. feels a bit bruised on pressing but mostly just red. Not crusty no visible lumps?

Small red patch on my left shoulder towards my neck for three weeks. feels a bit bruised on pressing but mostly just red. Not crusty no visible lumps?

Red patch - shoulder: is it flat or raised? if there is lyme disease in UK check for it. May be eczema, bruise, infection ( but should have grown wihtout treatment) , early psoriasis, fungal (tinea) , mycosis fungiodes. Try Consider ( antifungal /steorid cream f/u w/doc ...Read more

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I have these little water bumps coming up on my knee, calf, on the middle of my but and behind my arm on my tricep?

I have these little water bumps coming up on my knee, calf, on the middle of my but and behind my arm on my tricep?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have noticed 2 small itchy bumpy rashes (not red) on my left & one on my right hand. And several goosebump like patches on my left forearm. Worried.

I have noticed 2 small itchy bumpy rashes (not red) on my left & one on my right hand. And several goosebump like patches on my left forearm. Worried.

Allergic reaction: You can try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if it helps. If no improvement in a couple of days, end us a picture on a virtual consult to help us make a more specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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Small bumps on my ankle meaning?

Small bumps on my ankle meaning?

Need more Info: Bumps can be caused from gangilions, epdermal inclusion cyst, rash, dermatitis etc. Please give size color painful, itching, hard soft moveable translucent? ...Read more

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Painful raised lumps on the palm of my hand ?

Painful raised lumps on the palm of my hand ?

Painful raised lumps: May be ganglion cysts especially if engage in repetitive work or trauma and if at joint areas. There are small nerve cysts. see http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00006 or may be pustules/ papules that are infected. usually red,Could try bacitracin and see if helps. Rarely could be from contractures steroids. F/U with doc/ urgent care ...Read more

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A little freckle appeared on my finger on the palm of my hand does this mean anything?

A little freckle appeared on my finger on the palm of my hand does this mean anything?

Need more info: It's hard to diagnose skin problems without seeing them. Freckles on the palm are not too common and I would advise you to consult with your family physician. ...Read more

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Hey. I have fair bumps on my index, ring and pinky finger on the inside and outside knuckle on right hand that are itching like mad.

Hey. I have fair bumps on my index, ring and pinky finger on the inside and outside knuckle on right hand that are itching like mad.

Well : There are a few possibilities contact dermatitis from the metal in your ring or jewelry or a fungus or something called an ID reaction which causes a rash.in order to diagnose and treat a rash of physician needs to look at it try HealthTap visit with video or pictures for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I have a few red, itchy, and small dots on my hands. But it's on top of on of my veins (right hand).

I have a few red, itchy, and small dots on my hands. But it's on top of on of my veins (right hand).

Rash: it is impossible to tell what kind of rash this is I would try and over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream and see if that helps ...Read more

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Today, on a spot on my forearms, have gotten this sharp pain. It feels as if my veins are tangled. Its about 3-4 below my elbows on both arms. why?

Today, on a spot on my forearms, have gotten this sharp pain. It feels as if my veins are tangled. Its about 3-4 below my elbows on both arms. why?

Allergic reaction?: allergy to contact with something , try antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and steroid cream like hydrocortisone 10% and avoidance of anything that might have caused this you can think of , if not better see your dr. be sure your bp is normal depends on age if over 65 can allow up to 150/90 . ...Read more

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I had small lump on my finger skin. no pain.

I had small lump on my finger skin. no pain.

More information: You need to give us a lot more description to help us narrow this down. What size, colour, exactly where? Was it after an injury or spontaneous? Does it bleed or itch? Is it still there or gone now? ...Read more

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Hard little lumps under my skin on both of my arms right before my elbows could it be cancer or swelling?

Hard little lumps under my skin on both of my arms right before my elbows could it be cancer or swelling?

Probably not: Cancer would not be the first thing that i would think of. However you should show these to your friendly dermatologist to find the cause. ...Read more

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Fell on concrete and I have a gash & knot on my forehead, scraped knees, elbow and left shoulder is real sore?

Seek Help: I am sorry to hear about your accident. Best to be seen in an urgent care or emergency room environment. The "gash" and abrasions may need to be cleansed or sutured. Tetanus boosts may be indicated. X-rays may also be necessary. Best wishes. ...Read more

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