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Lump On Thumb Symptoms
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
Hurt thumb it swelled, when it went down, i had a lump that makes it look broken and it hurts much of the time, ive lost some use in the thumb?
Hand surgeon: I recommend that you consult a hand surgeon for diagnosis and treatment. It is possible that you have had bone,joint or ligament damage and it's important not to end up with chronic thumb problems which can happen if the damage is not diagnosed or treated properly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
The outside of my left thigh had a thumb-sized lump, has for several years, is that not very serious?
20 year old male, painless hard lump, size wise i could cover it with my thumb. scared might be tumor -- noticed it today?
Thumb sized lump in leg mostly appears when flexing, doesn't move but when I push into it no pain what so ever but it does feel sort of like a pop . ?
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
Small pealike lump under my armpit, not visible smaller than a pea, can grab with thumb and forefinger and kinda moves with the skin?
I have a thumb size dent next to my left nipple which makes it sink in to the side. Been referred and waiting app but there is no lump? I am scared!
Await exam: There is no benefit in worrying. The abnormality you describe needs a thorough physical exam and possible biopsy. That is the only way to deal with anxiety and with the problem if there is any. You are describing an area of skin retraction which may be due to inflammation, scar or neoplasm. ...Read more