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Lump In Wrist
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lump on wrist. little sore if I move my wrist and it's on the upper part. It shows if I bend wrist.What could it be?
Contusion: Likely just a bruise. Wrap, ice NSAD ...Read more
2 previous wrist surgeries for carpel tunnel/thumb fusion. Chronic pain+lump inside wrist. Now pulling tree roots & wrist popped with immed wrist pain?
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
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
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