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Lump On Thumb
Physical Examination: A lump on the thumb bone is impossible to diagnose without the key component of any diagnosis: the physical examination. Contact your primary care physician today and get the lump examined. Your doctor will also take a medical history to gain additional information. Additional studies may be ordered, but there is no substitute for the physical examination. ...Read more
Aprox 3wks back of rhs hand=constant numbness with moderate pain. Have a soft med size lump btwen thumb/index fingr closer 2wrist. Past wk pain>tia
CTS / Ganglion cyst: Without more information (which fingers are most affected-exact location and texture of the lump) i'm giving you the most common cause. Irritation and swelling of the median nerve usually causes parasthesias in the thumb, index finger, middle finger and 1/2 the ring finger (depending on anatomic varients) ganglion cysts initially come and go with pressure leading to bulging of fluid. ...Read more
I have a hard lump under my thumbs skin, which occured after being stabbed by a plant whilst fishing and skin has now closed over it. Should i worry?
My inside wrist has a lump and the ortho said he sees extra cartilage but the lump is where thumb ends cartilage is below the pinky area related??????
What is this disgusting lump on my thumb? I have a bump on my thumb, practically on my cuticle. It is about a half inch in length, oval shaped, rough to the touch, yet it can be compressed (squished...). It is splitting open, kind of craclking. It doesn't
There : There are several possibilities. It could be herpetic whitlow which is an infection, or it could be a paronychia. Rarely, you can also get a cyst on the thumb. If it doesn't go away then please get it checked. If it became red, red streaks, or fever, then you would need to be seen immediately. ...Read more
I have a big lump on my thumb around my nail which is causing a lot of pain, what should I do for this?
Ingrown nail?: Possible signs of having an ingrown nail may include: pain increased redness, swelling, bleeding, tightness or drainage at the nail margins. If pain does not improve, or you develop signs of infection, get it evaluated by a professional. ...Read more
I have what feels like a lump between my thumb and index finger and there is pain between my index and middle finger what could it be?
Common hand lumps: Include ganglion ( cyst) , foreign body, or it's inclusion cyst or epidermal inclusion cyst, benign solid tumors . Nodules from dupuytrens disease, gout or inflammatory arthritis. Malignant or metastatic disease can occur but is very rare. At times tendinitis is associated with swollen tissue that feels like a lump and nerves or blood vessels can swell talk to your pcp and/ or see a hand surgeon. ...Read more
Just noticed I have a painless lump size of thumb that moves around the top of my knee? I can move it with my finger... Any ideas? Urgent in matter?
Lump: A painless swelling of the knee in this area would most likely be synovial cyst or bursa. This where the oil sack that lines your knee "pops" out. Most common see these as a Bakers cyst. Although not urgent, you would best to see an orthopedist. ...Read more
I have a blueish swollen lump on my thumb near the joint, i work and play at a computer, could it be related? How to i fix it?
I have an extremely painful lump on my thumb I can't sleep well with it. Please help diagnose . It's size if pea red sore itchy?
I have a lump on my thumb joint and swelling. Using my hand causes shooting pain in the thumb. Xray normal. Test to determine cause? Type of dr?
Have a lump below knuckle right thumb the size of a large pea. Doesn't hurt and is white under skin. Gives a bit when pushed. Have a pic. What is it?
Whats difference between a ganglion and carpul tunnel? Have painful lump inside rt wrist. Thumb side of wrist weak, no injury.
Fractured the end phalange of my thumb on the outside near the IP joint at new year now have large hard bony lump on inside of thumb on IP joint?
I have limited movement, pain and a hard lump at base of thumb. Cortisone sjhot made it worse. Xray no help. Ortho says tendon. I wonder if neuroma?
I shut my hand in a heavy set door about 2 months ago I have now have noticed a lump just across from my thumb it is hard to touch and gets painful?
A very hard small bead-size lump on right wrist under thumb. Appeared over night. Slight pain. Have been moving the hand a lot. What could it be?
Small hard lumps on: The tendon sheath or retinaculum often represent samll cystic structres such as ganglions but occassional on ewill see an ostephyte ( small bone burr near a joint) or sofdt tissue calcification causing the same "feel" cystic lesion of the extensor retinaculum or the flexor tendon sheath are often associated with thendon irriation and inflammaiton but may or not be causally related. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers