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What is this hard lump on the palm of my hand?

What is this hard lump on the palm of my hand?

More information: A hard lump on the palm on your hand is likely early dupuytren's nodule or a ganglion cyst. It is important to consult a hand surgeon for a full history and examination to determine the likely diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the palm of my hand that looks like it may be a blood clot is this possible and what should I do about it?

I have a lump on the palm of my hand that looks like it may be a blood clot is this possible and what should I do about it?

Unlikely a clot: Most likely you have dupuytren's contracture. It is a tightening of the tendons of the palm of the hand. Typical course is gradual and worsening, can sometimes regress spontaneously in 10% of cases. General worse prognosis factors (faster or severe progression) include: age under 50 years, tobacco use, alcohol use. ...Read more

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Lump on the palm of my hand out of the blue, I noticed a hard lump in the palm of my hand. It doesn't hurt and it appears to be on/avobe the tendon of one of my fingers. It's definitely not a callous but I'm wondering if I should get it checked out. I

Lump on the palm of my hand out of the blue, I noticed a hard lump in the palm of my hand.  It doesn't hurt and it appears to be on/avobe the tendon of one of my fingers.  It's definitely not a callous but I'm wondering if I should get it checked out.  I

More : More information is needed for a proper recommendation. Different diagnosis could have the same presentation, causing bumps to show, like dupuytren's, ganglions or even abscesses. Is it superficial or deep, painful or not? Go see your pcp for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi after work I noticed a very small white lump in the palm of my hand underneath the ring finger feels like its on a vein it's also slightly painful?

Hi after work I noticed a very small white lump in the palm of my hand underneath the ring finger feels like its on a vein it's also slightly painful?

Possible cyst: It could just be a flexor tendon sheath ganglion. It feels weird but is nothing serious. A trip to your doctor is advised ...Read more

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I have a small, pea sized lump in the palm of my hand, an inch below ring finger. I googled & found something called duputrens. Is that common?

I have a small, pea sized lump in the palm of my hand, an inch below ring finger. I googled & found something called duputrens. Is that common?

Humph: Doesn't sound like dupytrens. That is a tendon problem that causes a finger not to extend properly. Yours sounds like a cyst or something else. Best visit a hand doctor! ...Read more

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I have a pea sized lump in the palm of my hand by my ring finger, the doctor took xray and said it could be a cyst or mass... should i be worried?

I have a pea sized lump in the palm of my hand by my ring finger, the doctor took xray and said it could be a cyst or mass... should i be worried?

No: What you described is not likely to harm your health, limb or life. It may even disappear on its own. If your doctor is not concerned, just wait and watch. If it becomes troublesome, it could be removed if and when necessary. For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have pain and a lump on the palm of my right hand, went to the e. R and got x rays but they would not do the palm facing up scan why?

I have pain and a lump on the palm of my right hand, went to the e. R and got x rays but they would not do the palm facing up scan why?

Not SOP: Routine hand films are done with the palm down (against the receptor). With a lump on the palm of your hand we would want the lump against the receptor for the clearest view. ...Read more

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I have a small hard lump in the palm of my left hand 1 centimeter across located two centimeters directly below the base of my ring finger. Any ideas?

I have a small hard lump in the palm of my left hand 1 centimeter across located two centimeters directly below the base of my ring finger. Any ideas?

PALM LUMP: It might be an inherited disorder named dupuytren's contracture. This is a painless thickening & contracture of tissue beneath the skin on the palm & the fingers. Also, known as the "viking" disease as it often occurs in people of scandinavian or northern european ancestry. Surgical procedures often work. ...Read more

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What could lump on palm of hand be?

What could lump on palm of hand be?

Dupytrens contractur: This could be the initial development of a dupytrens contracture. This is a contracture of the palmar fascia seen primarily in people of northern european descent. It is inherited, and a lump in the palm known as a dupytrens whorl can be the initial finding. Seek the advice of a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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50 yr old f with lump on palm of hand, been there for about a week. Starting to hurt only slightly if I push on it. A little smaller than a quarter.?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Pea sized lump on palm of hand after fingertip injury?

Pea sized lump on palm of hand after fingertip injury?

Most not related.: I can't think of any reason that a fingr tip injury would cause a lump in the palm. Lumps, bumps and masses are very common in the palm and hand. You should probably see a hand surgeon for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Found a small lump on palm of hand. That's grown from a sesame size to pea size. Starts to hurt when I press on it or grab things. What should I do?

Found a small lump on palm of hand. That's grown from a sesame size to pea size. Starts to hurt when I press on it or grab things. What should I do?

See a hand surgeon: There are many lesions that present as lumps on the palm. Most are benign, but anything that is changing in size, color or symptoms should be brought to the attention of your doctor. If you don't have a regular doctor, a hand surgeon is the type of doctor most likely to take care of this. ...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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What would cause lumps to form in the palm of my hand?

What would cause lumps to form in the palm of my hand?

Dupytren's Contractu: More than likely you have a condition called dupytren's contractures. These show up along the tendons of the palm o f the hands and can begin to interfere with your grip and can be painful. See your pcp or see a hand surgeon if available for an opinion. ...Read more

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The palm of my hand was hurting I figured it was cause of my crutches, when I looked I have a small lump under my skin kind of dark is it a bloodclot?

The palm of my hand was hurting I figured it was cause of my crutches, when I looked I have a small lump under my skin kind of dark is it a bloodclot?

Probably not: Probably not a blood clot in the typical use of the term. It could be a small hematoma or a pressure phenomena from rhe crutch use. I would let your doctor look at it and an exam alone will likely determine the diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I banged my hand really hard now i have blue lumps that hurt really bad on the palm of my hand. Is it just bruises or is it something worse?

I banged my hand really hard now i have blue lumps that hurt really bad on the palm of my hand. Is it just bruises or is it something worse?

Bruises: Most likely bruises and clotted blood. It may take several days to go away. Watch for any sign of infection such as fever, swelling, redness etc. Depending on the intensity of the injury, it may even cause small fractures in the hand bones. Please have it evaluated by a physician if there is any concern. ...Read more

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I found a lump on my neck today it is about the size of the palm of my hand, my rt arm has been hurting, my veins ache, no strength in my hand?

I found a lump on my neck today it is about the size of the palm of my hand, my rt arm has been hurting, my veins ache, no strength in my hand?

Size of the palm?: And with pain, no strength in the arm and also with possible bulging veins. If This is indeed there as you wrote, go see a physician today.

He /she has to reconfirm what you just wrote and if indeed accurate blood test, bone marrow, biopsy etc. Etc. Will have to be done to make a correct diagnosis.
Do not delay! ...Read more

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I have swelling lumps on my palms of hands and underneath feet — like just the gland areas?

I have swelling lumps on my palms of hands and underneath feet — like just the gland areas?

Plantar fibromas: They are likely benign lesions called fibromas. They can occur in the palms and in the soles of the feet. With respect to the feet, they are usually hard nodules within the plantar fascia. They can vary in size and in number and can bigger and more numerous over time. I would recommend seeing a podiatrist to have them examined and to establish a baseline as far as their size and location. ...Read more

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Hi I have a lump about the size of the Palm of your hand that lodges between my shoulder blade area it can move if manipulated till,painful tender?

See a doctor: That's a pretty good sized lump on your back. I would recommend getting it seen by a doctor — impossible to really say what it is, but it DOES need to be seen to make sure it is not anything serious. Sometimes cysts or lipomas can appear on the back, but can only make that call after a proper exam. ...Read more

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I have a small, smooth lump/bump on my palm. It isn't itchy/painful. I've had it for months. I'm an OCD hand washer and I wondered if it is from that?

No.: I don't think it is from the repeated hand washing but being ocd, it would be helpful to see your pcp to see if it is a benign lesion and do a biopsy. From your description, I would bet it is benign though. Take care. ...Read more

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Found a small hard lump on joint of middle right finger, palm side (where hand meets finger). Slightly painful if pushed.?

Found a small hard lump on joint of middle right finger, palm side (where hand meets finger).  Slightly painful if pushed.?

Finger pain: Do you do a lot of repetitive motion with your hands? This ma be a ganglionic cyst, however, you need to have it examined by your doctor or hand specialist to determine what it is. ...Read more

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I have a swollen lump on my palm under index finger now I noticed a small pocket of swelling on the top of my hand btw index & middle index is swollen?

You should see a Doc: A medical examination by a physician is necessary to determine the nature of your lumps on your fingers. They may be benign(painless) or inflammatory(painfiul). Without a physical examination it is not possible to tell what you have. So you should go see your family doctor without delay. ...Read more

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I have a blue hard lump underneath the first joint on my ring finger on the palm side of my hand. It is hard and quite uncomfortable to touch?

I have a blue hard lump underneath the first joint on my ring finger on the palm side of my hand. It is hard and quite uncomfortable to touch?

See your doctor: It is difficult to tell exactly what this painful blue lump is without the benefit of seeing it or touching it to examine it. If it is still present and is causing discomfort, see your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more