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Painful Lump On Fingernail
Ganglion: This sounds like a ganglion cyst also known as a retinacular cyst. This is a fluid filled sac that comes from the tendons that bend down the fingers. To confirm the diagnosis i would recommend trying to remove the fluid with a needle. These usually go away, sometimes they require surgery to remove. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Infection?: This could be an infection. If it's red and painful see a doctor soon. You don't want this to spread into the orbit of the eye. Orbital cellulitis is an acute infection of the tissues immediately surrounding the eye, including the eyelids, eyebrow, and cheek. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vestibulitis: The most common cause of a painful red lump on the inside of the nose is vestibulitis, which is an infection of the hair follicles of the inside skin of the nose where the hairs grow. The treatment is oral antibiotics, an antibiotic cream and careful cleaning. This should be examined by an ENT doctor. ...Read more
A few things: It sounds like it could be a little bursa, ganglionic cyst, lipoma or if it is hard, a bone spur or prominence of bones at the top of the foot. Keep an eye on it. If it gets bigger, painful or shows sign of shoe irritation consider seeing a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tender-to-touch, barely raised skin-color lump on forearm. If palpate deeper can feel pea size,kinda firm lump beneath skin.Just a cyst or see derm?
Go see your doctor: For any skin lesion or lump. Eat to see doctor ...Read more
Hard lump on my little finger in front of last joint but before the fingernail slightly to the side, not painful to touch but hurts if i squeeze it.
Ganglion cyst?: By your description, it is probably a small ganglion cyst. This is a mucus-filled inflammatory cyst which arises from joints, most commonly on the hand or wrist. There are other causes. I suggest you seek the counsel of a hand specialist, either orthopedic or plastic surgery. Good luck. ...Read more
My grandmother has a small bruise on her upper-inner arm and it has a fingernail sized lump underneath, she only noticed it a few days ago, cancerous?
No tumor: lump appearing under a bruise frequently results from hematoma consolidating to produce a palpable lesion. Tumors take time to develop. In rare instances a tumor appears at site of bruise but from a pre-existing cancer, removed and appeared under control. This lesion should be watched to assure no further growth and if not resolved while clinically stable, should have excisional bx ...Read more
Toothache come and goes, 2 fingernail size lumps under chin/jaw and lips swollen, do you know what this could be?
My wrist really hurts, today it felt likethe blood wasn't circulating correctly, my hand+fingernails turned purple, there is a lump on hand?
See a doctor: See a doctor and let them check you out. ...Read more
Ive been very itchy in my right arm pit for a week and kept scratching with long fingernails still itchy and now there's a little lump under the skin?
Lump: If it was just itchy probably deodrant or did you break the skin to make a lump donot play with it .let MD feel it and see the size and follow ...Read more
Hard immobile lump size of fingernail right on bone behind ear - not jaw. Slightly tender to touch. Mild ringing of ears a few weeks ago. Thoughts?
Hard smooth lump on outter thigh had it for months now seems to change size feels like i can push my finger nail under it?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests, or imagining study. It would be prudent to see your doctor.
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I cut my nail short all of them grew back apart from ring finger nail there's a redish lump on the other side of my nail and it's not grown back yet?
Myxoid Cyst or other: Without a picture is very hard to judge what this lesion may be. The leading contender is that clipping the males have nothing to do with the problem, but other diagnoses need to discuss. There is a problem called myxoid cyst which is a mucous cyst below the near and of the nail. Another but possibly even more important diagnosis is that there is a felon near your nail. A felon in regard to the ma. ...Read more
So i'm and for the past 2 months i've had the lump above my penis. It's sort of hard and it hurts to the touch. About as wide as a finger nail.
It could be STD: You have to get this checkedGet a more detailed answer ›
A red sore lump around the size of a finger nail has reappeared near my groin. Feels moist. Could it be herpes?
A sore flesh coloured lump.about the size of a finger nail has reoccurred on my upper thigh. It is moist and peeling. Could it be herpes?
Likely a wart: This is not herpes. If you have a photo -you could show that to a HealthTap doctor or even go see a doctor in the office, I'm sure they could tell you what it is. If you see a doctor in the office, they may even be able to take care of it then and there with cryotherapy for example. Herpes is painful and is characterized by red blister like rashes. It would be good to get more info about your case ...Read more
I have a soft bump on my middle fingerbetween the knuckle and fingernail. It is not painful but it seems to be distorting the shape of my fingernail .
Mucous cyst: This is not uncommon. Surgery will make it go away. ...Read more
What is a small pea sized bump about a fingernail width from the crease where my ear meets the side of my head/upper neck. Its not painful or moveable?
Probable Cyst : Cysts are not necessarily tender if not inflammed. ...Read more
What would cause the edge of my fingernail to swell and be puffy and painful? And how can I get rid of it?
I have a bump right below my fingernail, it's round and seems like skin inside the bump. only hurts when i press on it.
Cyst: This may be a cyst that is not inflamed. A physician would have to examine it to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
NAIL RIDGE FINGER: A SINGLE HORIZONTAL FINGERNAIL RIDGE IS HARMLESS. IT DEPENDS ON WHICH NAIL, WHEN IT BEGAN, WHAT HABIT DO YOU HAVE WITH THAT PARTICULAR NAIL, AND MORE OF A HISTORY. IT SOUND BENIGN AND HARMLESS. IF YOU ARE CONCERNED, SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. ...Read more
Under fingernails there is skin growing and it is really irritating. I thought it was a piece of dirt and I tried to get it out but it was painful.
Soak ; smear: Warm gloves outside in winter. Soak in hot water at least 10 min. Then rub in vaseline or aquaphor. Carry chapstick, rub into cracks frequently. Use liquid bandaid twice a day to seal the cracks. Use a cream with ceremides such as cereve, eucerin, aveeno (oatmeal) eczema care, cetaphil: best after soaks. Avoid solvents such as alcohol, paint thinner. Avoid caustic soaps: dove is preferred to ivory. Avoid an. ...Read more
What makes some peoples skin at the fingernails keep peeling off? Very painful when it snags on something.
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