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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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What could a firm, small, white lump on forefinger be? Joint closest to nail, on thumb side. I have RA and some OA. Thanks!!

What could a firm, small, white lump on forefinger be? Joint closest to nail, on thumb side. I have RA and some OA. Thanks!!

See details: The 2 most likely causes are a synovial cyst or a Heberden node. The former is obviously a cyst and the latter is a bony enlargement. If you have RA and you smoke the RA will likely be much worse. ...Read more

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I had a steady head ake & ringing in my ears 4 at least a month & a pain/discomfort in my neck 4 past few weeks what should do? Also noticed several small lumps on my neck & a thumb nail sized lump on my right for arm. Where the one on my arm is no discomf

I had a steady head ake & ringing in my ears 4 at least a month & a pain/discomfort in my neck 4 past few weeks what should do? Also noticed several small lumps on my neck & a thumb nail sized lump on my right for arm. Where the one on my arm is no discomf

Medical Exam: You list signs and symptoms that need further examination by your medical doctor. He will most likely order some blood work and do a full physical exam. The information you give is limited so the first step is to call your md as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have an dime size lump on top of my hand were the warist ends and thumb starts, don't 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. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my hand between my thumb and finger, is it something to be concerned about?

I have a lump in my hand between my thumb and finger, is it something to be concerned about?

Depends: Most likely a ganglion which is benign. It can be observed unless it causes pain. Then see a specialist in hand. ...Read more

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There's this abnormal lump on my hand right beside the last bone in my thumb and it's painful to the touch. What could this be?

There's this abnormal lump on my hand right beside the last bone in my thumb and it's painful to the touch. What could this be?

Neuroma: Sometimes a nerve can be injured, can swell, and create a abnormal growth, which is called a neuroma, or a nerve tumor. In the feet, they are called Morton's neuroma. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the side of my left hand, just where your thumb starts on my left hand. It's been there for over 2 months, and causes severe pain?

Cyst most likely: You are describing something that is similar to a "ganglion cyst". This is an out pouching of the lining of the joint of your wrist. These occur frequently. Often they go away on their own. Often they have no symptoms, but can have pain and discomfort. Usually observed but can be injected with a steroid and if complicated, they are surgically removed. Questions? See your pcp or hand surgeon. ...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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I have a small lump on my left hand in between my thumb and first finger near my wrist it has a blue/black colour to it. What is it please?

I have a small lump on my left hand in between my thumb and first finger near my wrist it has a blue/black colour to it. What is it please?

Ganglion?: Most likely a ganglion cyst arising from the wrist joint or a tendon sheath. Could also be a thrombosed vein based on your description you should seek out an examination ...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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The top knuckle on my right thumb is swollen and painful. There is a bb sized lump on the left side of the knuckle. I can't bend my thumb. This seems to happen when I am doing carpentry and using my hand

The top knuckle on my right thumb is swollen and painful. There is a bb sized lump on the left side of the knuckle. I can't bend my thumb. This seems to happen when I am doing carpentry and using my hand

Osteoarthritis.: The lump you describe is probably a node which commonly occurs at the joints of the hand digits as a result of osteoarthritis. If it occurs at the joint adjacent to the fingernail, it's called a heberden's node; if it involves the middle joint, it's termed a bouchard's node; the one you have has not been given an eponym. ...Read more

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I have legs pain when walking, sitting or even sleeping it lasted for 3 days and a lump in my hand that has grow up, between forefinger and thumb?

I have legs pain when walking, sitting or even sleeping it lasted for 3 days and a lump in my hand that has grow up, between forefinger and thumb?

Leg pain lump hand: There are many things that could do this. Some may be specific to Tangier that most of us here have never seen. Please show this to a Dr in your area for help. ...Read more

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I think I have a myxoid cystor bump on the nail bed of my thumb right where skin meets the nail Is itlife threatening, also how do I treat it im 16 ye?

I think I have a myxoid cystor bump on the nail bed of my thumb right where skin meets the nail Is itlife threatening, also how do I treat it im 16 ye?

Digital cysts: Can sometimes diminish on their own, however there are others that need medical treatment. Get it looked at and you will get an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. There are many natural remedies that help with common cysts. ...Read more

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My thumb nail bed is sore to touch. If I bump it....the pain is excuriating as if I am going to pass out. What could be wrong? MRI shows nothing.

My thumb nail bed is sore to touch. If I bump it....the pain is excuriating as if I am going to pass out. What could be wrong? MRI shows nothing.

Consider...: The most painful nail abnormalities are blood under the nail from trauma, infection and a benign glomus tumor. These tumor are quite small and can be easily missed with a standard MRI of the hand. Many MRI sites are set up for larger body parts and not nail disorders. You may ask your Doctor for a re-evaluation and then a repeat MRI using a small hand coil, with and without contrast. ...Read more

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I have a large bump on the joint of my thumb and it keeps growing and is painful sometimes and I cannot bend that thumb on right hand?

Osteoarthritis: You likely have osteoarthritis. The bony nodules on the fingers are called bouchard's or heberden's nodes depending on the location. You should discuss the pain with your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm missing an mcp joint (i think that's what it's called, its the bump below your thumb) on my right hand. What can I do?

I'm missing an mcp joint (i think that's what it's called, its the bump below your thumb) on my right hand. What can I do?

Is it arthritis: The joint wears out, especially in women. If it is painful, see an orthopedist to learn if surgery is needed. ...Read more

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I have a small bluest bump that is sore to to h on the palm of right hand below the bottom of the thumb. What could this be?

I have a small bluest bump that is sore to to h on the palm of right hand below the bottom of the thumb. What could this be?

Blueish bump: Without looking at it, it's difficult to make a diagnosis. If it's a recent lesion, it could be a small blood blister, but other possibilities include hemagioma, hematoma or a growth. To be sure, have a physician or dermatologist examine you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is this lump on my hand?

Can you tell me what is this lump on my hand?

Lumps on the hand: Can be, ganglion cysts, foreign bodies, small thromboses veins, benign solid tumors, thickening of palmar tissue form dupuytren nodules, calluses, calcifications or gouty deposits among others. A hand surgeon often will be able 2 narrow it just by exam and how it feels. All in all most lumps or bumps are benign and not harmful but you must seek qualified opinion, . ...Read more

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What would cause lumps to form in the palm of my hand?

Dupytren's Contractu: More than likely you have a condition called dupytren's contractures. These show up along the tendons of the palm o f the hands and can begin to interfere with your grip and can be painful. See your pcp or see an hand surgeon if available for an opinion. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the back of my hand sort of in the middle. It causes some pain when I bend my hand down. What should I do?

I have a lump on the back of my hand sort of in the middle. It causes some pain when I bend my hand down. What should I do?

Ganglionic Cyst: It is most likely a ganglionic cyst or synovial cyst. These are mobile and compressible, like a ball with air in it, not hard like a rock. Please see your primary care physician for diagnosis and treatment. Corticosteroid injections can shrink it. If you rest your hand and the pain doesn't improve, you may need an orthopedic hand specialist's opinion. ...Read more

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What is this hard lump on the palm of my hand?

More information: A hard lump on the palm on your hand is likely early dupuytren's nodule or a ganglion cyst. It is important to consult a hand surgeon for a full history and examination to determine the likely diagnosis. ...Read more

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My dad has a lump on his left hand. What could it be?

My dad has a lump on his left hand. What could it be?

Lump: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What could lump on palm of hand be?

Dupytrens contractur: This could be the initial development of a dupytrens contracture. This is a contracture of the palmar fascia seen primarily in people of northern european descent. It is inherited, and a lump in the palm known as a dupytrens whorl can be the initial finding. Seek the advice of a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Painful raised lumps on the palm of my hand?

Painful raised lumps: May be ganglion cysts especially if engage in repetitive work or trauma and if at joint areas. There are small nerve cysts.
see http://orthoinfo. Aaos. Org/topic. Cfm? Topic=A00006

or may be pustules/ papules that are infected. Usually red, Could try bacitracin and see if helps. Rarely could be from contractures steroids. F/U with doc/ urgent care ...Read more

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There is a hard boney lump on my hand, what does this sound like?

Bumps and lumps: In the hand vary in what they are by location, size, "feel" (there is no subsitute for having an experienced hand surgeon put their hands on your hands) and other factors. Still the most common bump or lump in the hand is a ganglion, a foreign body inclusion cysts or a bone spur. At times they feel hard, even a ganlion if it is small and coming though a retinacular structure or a finger pully. ...Read more