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Lump on thumb bone?

Lump on thumb bone?

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

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What is itchy lump on thumb joint?

What is itchy lump on thumb joint?

Unknown: How long have you had it? What does it look like? Is it painful or itchy or swollen or ? Please be more specific. ...Read more

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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

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

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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

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

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I have a big lump on my thumb around my nail which is causing a lot of pain, what should I do for this?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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 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?

Vascular tumor: The bluish lump is probably a tumor of the blood vessels. These are usually benign (not cancer). It is not related to use see a hand surgeon for a complete diagnosis. ...Read more

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Whats difference between a ganglion and carpul tunnel? Have painful lump inside rt wrist. Thumb side of wrist weak, no injury.

Whats difference between a ganglion and carpul tunnel? Have painful lump inside rt wrist. Thumb side of wrist weak, no injury.

No lump for carpel: A ganglion cyst will have a lump. The carpel tunnel syndrome will have pain with repetitive movement such as typing. See your doctor and they will evaluate ...Read more

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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?

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?

Followup : There are multiple potential causes. I would definitely recommend Followup with your orthopedic surgeon and an X-ray to make sure your fracture has healed in acceptable position. ...Read more

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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 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?

MRI: Given your continued symptoms despite conservative treatment and non revealing X-rays, an MRI is warranted to further evaluate the soft tissue in your hand. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sore hard lump inside fleshy base of thumb?

Sore hard lump inside fleshy base of thumb?

See your doctor: A doctor would need to see the lump in order to diagnosis it and treat it. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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