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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