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I have pain meaty part of palm near right wrist. It's hard to close my fist or open my hand completely. Rubbing the meaty part helps. What are causes?

I have pain meaty part of palm near right wrist. It's hard to close my fist or open my hand completely. Rubbing the meaty part helps. What are causes?

Hand pain: It may be caused due to fine and repetitive nature of work, which leads to chronic overuse of the thumb. Few examples of which include constant typing on mobile phones and laptops, work of a massage therapist, hammering, sewing and so forth. Discuss it with your physician and get examined. ...Read more

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Hello. I cut a part of my palm (wound is as large as a dime, maybe slightly larger). There is skin hanging off. Should I cut it off or leave it on?

Hello. I cut a part of my palm (wound is as large as a dime, maybe slightly larger). There is skin hanging off. Should I cut it off or leave it on?

LEAVE IT ALONE: Place the flap on the wound ("close it") and cover with dry dressing! See your Family Physician or Primary Care Provider for evaluation. INFECTION in that are can be SERIOUS!
Hope this helps

Dr Z ...Read more

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Sometimes my wrist starts hurting really had on the top part, not palm side and I can't bend it at all up or down or it's horrible pain, suggestions?

Sometimes my wrist starts hurting really had on the top part, not palm side and I can't bend it at all up or down or it's horrible pain, suggestions?

De Quervain's: Inflammation of one of the most important flexor tendons in the wrist is a good possibility.

Evaluation by an upper-extremity orthopedic physician is the avenue of choice. You will likely receive a steroid injection with almost miraculous and often permanent relief (providing you don't injure the tendon again). ...Read more

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How should you treat a puncture wound to the heal/palm lower part of the hand?

How should you treat a puncture wound to the heal/palm lower part of the hand?

Observation: Unfortunately, puncture wounds tend to close vary rapidly so soap, water and topical treatments are essentially worthless. The problem is that the puncture pushes foreign material deep into the tissues and so not much can be done unless the problem materializes additional trauma from cleansing may worsen things. Make sure tetanus is ok and then watch carefully. Get to a doc for increased pain. ...Read more

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What causes the fatty part of your palm trigjt below your thumb and before your wrist to swell and hurt. Pain is from thumb down to wrist?

What causes the fatty part of your palm trigjt below your thumb and before your wrist to swell and hurt. Pain is from thumb down to wrist?

Thumb pain: This could be overuse of ligament or arthritis of the thumb "joint". What you are briefly describing though sounds more like inflammation due to overuse. Try resting it and avoiding overuse with typing, texting etc. ...Read more

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Both palms, part under thumbs, swell and feel weird at time. Not really pain, but feel weird! Sometimes they almost look bruised, but they aren't.?

Both palms, part under thumbs, swell and feel weird at time. Not really pain, but feel weird! Sometimes they almost look bruised, but they aren't.?

Hands: From your description, two common things come to mind, one is carpal tunnel which can cause pins and needles or numbness or strange sensation in thumbs and palm of hand and first three and 1/2 fingers, but no color change (bruise look) associated. The other is Raynaud's disease which would have color change and strange sensation (frostbite like) and happens more often in women. See MD for exam. ...Read more

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I have a slight swelling on the upper part of my right hand - the other side of the palm - and it is painful -?

I have a slight swelling on the upper part of my right hand - the other side of the palm - and it is painful -?

Could be infection: It is difficult to tell exactly what you have due to limited info, but trauma, tendinitis, phlebitis (inflammation in vein) can cause such symptoms. Infection (cellulitis) is more of a concern here. If you recently had iv/blood draw, bug bite, scratched by cat/dog/rose thorn etc...And now have swollen hand, please consult doc for eval. Sorry I can't tell for sure. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a flaky rash on the to part of my right finger on my palm side and a tiny ump in the crease of my finger only on this finger?

I have a flaky rash on the to part of my right finger on my palm side and a tiny ump in the crease of my finger only on this finger?

Skin irritation: Hard to tell from your description, but irritation of the skin on the hands is common, and usually caused by something your hand came in contact with - from lifting, or using a tool, or from a glove. If it doesn't get better, see a dermatologist ...Read more

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My hand broke a bone 2 months ago. There is a part in my palm that is always painful when touch it.

My hand broke a bone 2 months ago. There is a part in my palm that is always painful when touch it.

Varies: That may be related to your fracture and get better as the bone heals, or there may be another component to your injury besides the broken bone. I would certainly let your doctor know. ...Read more

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What does it means to have like 12 red points patch in my hand only in my left hand posterior part not in the palm?

What does it means to have like 12 red points patch in my hand only in my left hand posterior part not in the palm?

Does not: Mean anything. It could just be contact dermatitis or sensitivity. Have to correlate with clinical signs and symptoms to piece the puzzle together to come to a diagnosis. Take pictures and observe for now. If worried, go see your doctor. ...Read more

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The pain is in the palm part of my foot not my heel and the pain is getting worse I woke up like this?

The pain is in the palm part of my foot not my heel and the pain is getting worse I woke up like this?

Plantar fasciitis: Sounds like ur arch is inflamed. The condition is called plantar fasciitis. U can take an Advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin. U can take an frozen water bottle and roll it back and forth with ur foot. U can do toe curls. Or stretching exercises. But u shoud see a podiatrist ...Read more

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The soles of my feet, palms of my hands and other parts of my body are on fire on the inside. I'm also itching. Any ideas?

The soles of my feet, palms of my hands and other parts of my body are on fire on the inside. I'm also itching. Any ideas?

Feet on fire: More information needs to be given for a better answer. There are many dermatologic conditions that could be affecting your feet. If the burning and itching is affecting your daily life, try taking an oral anti-histamine and seeing your pcp/dermatologist/podiatrist. ...Read more

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My cousin has a through and through GSW TO HIS LEFT HAND ENTERING RITE BELOW THE WRIST AND EXITING ON THE THUMB/palm part of his any help?

My cousin has a through and through GSW TO HIS LEFT HAND ENTERING RITE BELOW THE WRIST AND EXITING ON THE THUMB/palm part of his any help?

Help?: Not sure what sort of help you were expecting on here for a gunshot wound. I would recommend a trauma center emergency department if you haven't gone already. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my wrist. It's a little sore if I move my wrist and it's on the upper part (not palm side). It shows if I bend wrist. What could it be?

I have a lump on my wrist. It's a little sore if I move my wrist and it's on the upper part (not palm side). It shows if I bend wrist. What could it be?

Ganglion cyst?: With just that info I would say the odds are in your favor it is a benign ganglion cyst. If it continues to bother you I would see your hand surgeon for aspiration or surgical removal. ...Read more

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What kind of skin issue do I have? My left hand is extremely chap and becomes itchy at night including my palm and parts of my fingers. It has spread to my palms and into parts of my finger. At times, sometimes at night, it becomes itchy, and then I scra

The: The most likely answer to your problem is that you have a type of eczema of the hands called dyshydrotic eczema or palmoplantar eczema. It is easy to treat but you will most likely need a prescription strength cortisone cream that only your doctor can prescribe. I recommend seeing your doctor to confirm the diagnosis (because sometimes other conditions can mimic this) and to get the best treatment. Once you get the right medicine, you'll feel better quickly. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have muscle spams in wrists. Exhaustion occur afterward between lower palm to part of fore arm closest to the wrist?

I have muscle spams in wrists. Exhaustion occur afterward between lower palm to part of fore arm closest to the wrist?

You have to be: A "detective" and provide additional information about what you are DOING...what REPETITIVE MOTION YOU DO at home or AT WORK to result in spasm of these muscles. You may want to consult with a HAND SPECIALIST who may order an EMG/NCS test to see how the nerves/muscles in your wrists/hands are working!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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My mom has diabetes and right under her fingers on the top part of her palm is swollen? Any idea what can help stop the swelling.

My mom has diabetes and right under her fingers on the top part of her palm is swollen? Any idea what can help stop the swelling.

How old are you?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you! ...Read more

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I hav a swelling on the back part of my palm close to the joint where your wrist is at times it swels and I can barely close my wrist. Its like a lump?

I hav a swelling on the back part of my palm close to the joint where your wrist is at times it swels and I can barely close my wrist. Its like a lump?

Ganglion cyst: Sounds like a ganglion cyst: a benign cyst that communicates with the wrist joint. These can be surgically removed but have a rather high rate of recurrence and sometimes disappear spontaneously. See a hand surgeon for a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am experiencing hand swelling. The part of the palm that is attached to thumb. No pain or discomfort, just swelling. Both hands.?

Usually nothing to: Worry over, no pain, just edema, maybe form overuses like computors or gardening, but if pain, redness /swelling could be arthritis such as rheumatoid but with no other symptoms, don't worry about it, if related to menses just hormonal temporary ...Read more

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My left palm is swollen I am unable to make a tight fist lower part of my fingers are swollen I did not hit my hand on anythin or injure it in anyway?

My left palm is swollen I am unable to make a tight fist lower part of my fingers are swollen I did not hit my hand on anythin or injure it in anyway?

See someone: Have either your doctor, an ER or ortho se the hand maybe even X-ray it. There likely is some trauma that occurred, possible so simple you don't recall it. The hand could also be traumatized in sleep. I doubt its a medical condition such as an arthritis but it should be examined for anything such as trauma, sprains even foreign objects. ...Read more