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There's a lump on wrist causing on off pain, what do I do?

There's a lump on wrist causing on off pain, what do I do?

Have it evaluated: This may be such issues as a ganglion, joint or tendon sheath swelling. Have the wrist evaluated either by a rheumatologist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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Small lump in wrist in my vein from i.V what is it?

Small lump in wrist in my vein from i.V what is it?

Phlebitis: The vein used for the IV has a thrombus secondary to the irritation of the catheter placed into the vein along with the solution instilled. Usually, this is tender to touch, firm, and may travel up the vein. Most of the time this is self-limiting, and local heat will resolve the pain. Should it progress, and become red, hot, seek help of your physician. ...Read more

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Low vit d have a lump on wrist bone?

Low vit d have a lump on wrist bone?

Not related: Probably not related. Although we have minimal data, the lump on wrist is likely a ganglion cyst or an old traumatic injury. Low vit d should respond to oral vit d 800 iu/day for a few month or 50.000 units a week for 6 weeks followed by maintenance of 800/day. ...Read more

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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

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Lump in my wrist from i.V. What is it?

Lump in my wrist from i.V. What is it?

What was given?: Some times the fluid administered by IV leaks out and may cause a swelling. If it is not painful and is not interfering with the movement, no discoloration or discharge, you may leave it alone and it should resolve. If any of the above is not applicable, it would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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White lump on my wrist. What could this be?

Ganglion cyst: Most bumps on the dorsal side of the wrist are gangklion cysts. These are outpouchings of joint fluid from the wrist the wrist joint, which present as soft, moveable bumps. On occasion they can be painful. ...Read more

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What's does a hard and painful lump on the wrist mean?

What's does a hard and painful lump on the wrist mean?

Mass: There a number of different thing this could be, but the most common mass in the hand is a ganglion cyst. Have a hand surgeon take a look at it. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my wrist but it doesn't hurt. What is it and what can be done about it?

I have a lump on my wrist but it doesn't hurt.  What is it and what can be done about it?

Best to ask your Dr.: That's good that you have a lump or cyst on your wrist that isn't bothering you. Your doctor can better answer what you should do and can do in case you want to remove it. Plus it would be good for your doctor to measure the size of your lump/cyst, and document how it looks. ...Read more