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I have numbness index middle ring fingers pain in shoulder wrist and neck developed a lump under my right arm constant sense of discomfort.?

I have numbness index middle ring fingers pain in shoulder wrist and neck developed a lump under my right arm constant sense of  discomfort.?

See a neurologist: These symtoms may be as a result of roots or nerve compression. You must see a neurologist for a detailed history and neurological examination. ...Read more

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The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Causes of nerve pain from the L. thumb-wrist, to the L. Arm bicep, with a swollen 1 in. lump around Extensor pollicis brevis, with a clear neck MRI ?

Causes of nerve pain from the L. thumb-wrist, to the L. Arm bicep, with a swollen 1 in. lump around Extensor pollicis brevis, with a clear neck MRI ?

It could be due to a: several conditions like De Quervain's tenosynovitis which is a painful inflammation of the tendons on the thumb side of the wrist, carpal tunnel syndrome affecting the tendon across the wrist, a radial nerve or other nerve entrapments, or an abnormal fluid collection like a ganglion cyst. See a specialist for electrodiagnostic testing or imaging studies. ...Read more

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My joints in my wrists, knees, feet, a bit in my neck/back, and are sorswollen. My skin itches. I have a lump behind my ear. Blood wk ok. What is it?

My joints in my wrists, knees, feet, a bit in my neck/back, and are sorswollen. My skin itches. I have a lump behind my ear. Blood wk ok. What is it?

Aches: Could be a lot of things. The itch and lump may not be related which confuses matters. Would be useful to know what labs you've had that were normal. Viral illnesses can do weird things to adults, include make your joints swell and your skin itch. I'd be concerned if you were having fevers or losing weight unexpectedly. ...Read more

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Painful lump r armpit 49 f dental hygienist general aching r arm numb fingers r wrist neck bicep thumb middle & ring joint swelling on & off 3-4 month?

Painful lump r armpit 49 f dental hygienist general aching r arm numb fingers r wrist neck bicep thumb middle & ring joint swelling on & off 3-4 month?

Cervical pressure: This could be related to pressure on your cervical vertebrae , if the nerve is under pressure it could send numbing sensation into your arms and fingers, it is affecting you r side. You need to see an orthopedic surgeon and get it diagnosed properly. Hope you get better. ...Read more

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On the muscle of my neck on lefted hand side i got a lump pop out of my muscle it hard been there for 4days now what could it be

On the muscle of my neck on lefted hand side i got a lump pop out of my muscle it hard been there for 4days now what could it be

Uncertain: The description of where this lump is, is not specific enough to be sure. Is it on the side, front or back? It could be a lymph node that is enlarged due to infection, but if it is really from the muscle, and your neck is stiff or sore, then some heat and massage, stretching etc should help to clear the 'knot'. If more appear & continue see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've woken up with a big lump on the lower left hand side of my soft palate it's that big I can feel it when pushing on the outside of my neck, hurts ?

I've woken up with a big lump on the lower left hand side of my soft palate it's that big I can feel it when pushing on the outside of my neck, hurts ?

Cystic swelling: Can be from a number of things. Infection, if present, would be concerning. This should be evaluated. If progressive, the evaluation should be tonight. Providers worry about obstructing the airway (throat) which would cause breathing to become difficult to impossible. ...Read more

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I have a question, I seem too have a lump in my neck on the left hand side, it's progressively getting bigger and it has now turned red, ?

I have a question, I seem too have a lump in my neck on the left hand side, it's progressively getting bigger and it has now turned red, ?

Lump on neck: needs to be examined by your doctor. It MAY be a sebaceous cyst which are common on neck and shoulders. Be sure of what you are dealing w/by seeing you doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Got a lump/bump in the right hand side of my neck, more towards top. It's quite hard but moveable+shows up more when I lift head up. Any advice?

Got a lump/bump in the right hand side of my neck, more towards top. It's quite hard but moveable+shows up more when I lift head up. Any advice?

Lump: Likely a lymph node or a cyst. If persists without other symptoms for over a week, see an MD. If feeling ill, see a doctor sooner. ...Read more

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I have 3 new tender hard lumps, one on my neck (towards the back on the side) one on lower back next to spine, and one on my hand. Should I be worried?

I have 3 new tender hard lumps, one on my neck (towards the back on the side) one on lower back next to spine, and one on my hand. Should I be worried?

SeeMD: Tender hard bumps should be evaluated by an MD They could be many things Infection or inflamed lymph nodes or cysts or rarely Cancer ...Read more

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Back left side of neck tender to touch when barely moving hand over it? No lumps that I can feel. Almost feels like hair on neck pulling?

Back left side of neck tender to touch when barely moving hand over it? No lumps that I can feel. Almost feels like hair on neck pulling?

Dysesthesia: This uncomfortable sensation in your neck can stem from irritable nerve endings or slight irritation/inflammation of muscles which may eventually resolve. Keep a lookout for skin changes or eventual enlarged lymph nodes,however. See your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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I have a lump (Supposedly lymph node) in the back right-hand side of my neck. No pain/growth/spreading. Had mono 2 years ago. Permanently swollen LN?

I have a lump (Supposedly lymph node) in the back right-hand side of my neck. No pain/growth/spreading. Had mono 2 years ago. Permanently swollen LN?

Leave it alone?: If it's proven benign, and it's not too much of a problem, just live with it. If it is causing issues (cosmetic/limitation of movement etc.), see a surgeon to have it taken out. ...Read more

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Had 3 hard lumps possibly lymph nodes on back of hand(tender), below my nose(tender) and on the side of my neck(not tender) for 1 wk. Is it lymphoma?

Had 3 hard lumps possibly lymph nodes on back of hand(tender), below my nose(tender) and on the side of my neck(not tender) for 1 wk. Is it lymphoma?

Hard lumps: Have these lumps gone away or are they still there? If they are still there you need to see a doctor to see if you need antibiotic for an infection or if one of these lumps needs to be biopsied to determine if it is lymphoma. ...Read more

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Hands r numb & swollen when I wake, I also have a mass in side of neck thats hard, have had a biopsy awaiting results , any reason more for hand issue?

Hands r numb & swollen when I wake, I also have a mass in side of neck thats hard, have had a biopsy awaiting results , any reason more for hand issue?

Needs exam and tests: It may or may not be related to the lump in the neck. But awaiting biopsy report get your hands checked as they are swollen in the morning.You may need thorough exam and some blood tests and if the swelling is found in the joints of hands,you may also need X-rays of hands.So get if checked while you are waiting for biopsy report,, Consult your medical doctor ...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 these 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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