Doctor insights on:
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.
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.See 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?
Lump: You may have a foreign body which your body is reacting to. If its not red or tender wouldn't worry.
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 . ?
The outside of my left thigh had a thumb-sized lump, has for several years, is that not very serious?
Not cancer: Most of the questions about lump is that if it is cancer. If that were cancer, it would have grown and would have spread for 7 years. What it is i can't tell your since i can't examine you. Ask you doctor what it is for peace of mind.
Have a painful tender lump on the back of my head that I found 3 days ago. It has been thumbing since and had a headache. I'm 35 yrs old.
Get examined: this sounds like posterior occipital adenopathy of a growth in your scalp- in either case, you must be examined, evaluated, diagnosed and treated.
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??????
WRIST LUMP: Common swelling in this area is ganglion cyst. Recheck with MD.
I have an dime size lump on top of my hand were the warist ends and thumb starts, dont hurt or isn't painful but its there. I think i'm getting anothe?
Ganglion cyst: This sounds like a ganglion cyst. Your doctor could examine it and tell you for sure. Ganglion cysts occur at joint spaces where a bit of the synovial fluid that cushions the joint pops out and causes a cyst. They are benign and usually go away on their own. If it bothers you or you are concerned see your doctor.
I have a small lump about the size of a grain of rice on the side of my left wrist beneath my thumb. Its not visible, can be moved a little, and hurts?
Possibilities: One common condition that causes lumps on the wrist are ganglion cysts. These are formed by the fluid in your joints, synovial fluid, that normally lubricates the joints but have leaked out forming a small cyst in the nearby soft tissue. They are almost always harmless but can be treated if they become large and painful.
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.
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.
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.
I have a lump size of a pea on my left thumb knuckle, it's really painful and I have no idea where it has come from. It's first time I've had this.
Ganglion cyst: On knuckle where tendon bent over a joint - is common area where cyst in tendon sheet ( protective layer of tendon) may develop. Either form repetitive motion ( as texting...) try cold compress, avoid overuse. Do not push on it. if no better in few weeks to if red and painful - see doctor.
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.
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?
It might be: A healing fracture, when it forms a callous. But it could be something else, such as tumor. Show it to orthopedic surgeon.
Depends: Most likely a ganglion which is benign. It can be observed unless it causes pain. Then see a specialist in hand.