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Painful Lump On Left Hand
I have a painful lump on my left hand. It seems to be on my bone under my index finger on the back of my hand, but not near a tendon. What could it be
See a doctor: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
For the last year every couple of months a large very painful lump comes up behind my left hand top molar. It's white and bleeds a lot when pushed on?
See DDS ASAP: See your dentist for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
Limited information: With this ltd. Inform. It is difficult to tell. Need to know how long you came to notice, was there any trauma, any similar swellings anywhereelse. If it is in the underarm a potential lymphnode /infected hair follicle, commonly called boil (furuncle) is there. Is there any pus coming from it. Any fever. If it is an elarged lymphnodeneed to r/o inflammation vs cancer add more ino., can answer better. ...Read more
For the llast few mouths my left hand thumbjoint as been painful swollen a lump on it and looks bruised when pressed I have had no accidents?
Trigger finger: This sounds like early stages of developing a trigger thump if pain and mass are at the proximal thumb crease. A steroid injection would be indicated. ...Read more
Have a small hard lump at the base knuckle of my left hand middle finger, painful when touched. It does not move, it just developed in the past 2 days
Hard lump: See your doctor to rule out a possible fracture of your finger. ...Read more
I have swollen painful/itchy lumps under my armpits, mainly left hand side, following 3 weeks of long and exhausting travelling. Is it just due to fatigue?
Severe pain from parotid glands. Blood in spit. Small pea sized lump on left hand side. Cheek pain for over a month. Nil fevers. Is it saliva stones?
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
A small lump on the lower back left hand side. Not visible as a lump but can be felt. Pain only when pressed?
See a physician: Impossible to answer your question without a physical examination of the 'lump'. ...Read more
I've had a lump under skin of my left hand for few weeks. It's firm but squishy. Doesn't hurt but hand sometimes hurts. Could it be a fatty deposit?
Need to remove it: It could be any number of diagnoses, including a synovial (join-derived) cyst, a non-synovial (hair follicle) cyst, lipoma (a fatty growth, but rather uncommon on the hands), or even an abscess (a localized infection). I would remove this growth. A dermatologist/dermatologic surgeon or hand surgeon can do this procedure and once it is removed and biopsied you will know the diagnosis as well. ...Read more
I have a painless lump on the right of my neck. It feels large when I feel it with my left hand but it's small when I feel with my right. What is it?
Lump: It could be a cyst or a lymph node I would see physician to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
I have quite a pronounced lump on the lower right side of my abdoman which feels very firm compared to my left hand side. Sometimes dull nagging pain?
Abdominal mass: I am not sure of your age, but at least it would be good for you to be examined by a physician, maybe have an abdominal or pelvic ultrasound or both depending on exam, and if 50 or over or with a family history of colon cancer or its risks, a colonoscopy, etc. Start by making an appointment with your primary care physician on Monday unless your symptoms worsen, then ER. Stool? Constipated? ...Read more
Hello, Is it possible to feel your ovaries? I can feel two almost symmetrical lumps however the one on the right is slightly bigger than the one on the left hand side? Please help, there's no pain but I'm worried Thank you
Feeling possible: Feeling that your ovaries are present can occur but unlikely for most, unless enlarged and is then described as pelvic pressure. An examination by a MD can confirm or deny your perception and allay any concerns. ...Read more
I ve got 1cm lump on the my palate left hand side roughly 1cm from the last tooth! Thank you for your help!
I've just found a small lump left hand side of my clitories in the inside. It's small and hard but not sore. Still worried tho... Can you help?
Exam: I would have a doctor check it out. ...Read more
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
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
I have a blue lump 5mm in diameter at the base of my index finger on my left hand I have had it for around a year but just lately seems more prominent?
A couple of thoughts: My first thought is that this is a thrombosis/blood clot in a digital (finger) vein. It may initially have been painful but after a year, the pain is gone and the blue lump remains. It could also be a discolored ganglion cyst or even a skin tumor including melanoma. You could send us a picture for further help, but your best option would be to have a Dermatologist examine you/it. Good wishes:) ...Read more
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, ?
It started with 2 pea sized lumps under the skin of my palm on my left hand now there are 5-6. some hurt and now there are 2 on the my right hand?
ENT: Hi, don't poke it, see an ENT doctor for help. ...Read more
Is it normal to av a rounded lump were its sensitive just at the left hand side of the scar and the whole scar feelimg pretty numb? Just had cpts
Need more info: Tell us when you got the scar, how you got it, whether it was cleaned and repaired. Tell us about how sensitive the lump is. Is it painful, tingly etc... That will have us make a better decision. ...Read more
Noticed a small lump about the size of a pea on my left hand side an inch above my hips yesterday, doesn't hurt. Been lifting weights. What to do?
Lipoma: Probable lipoma which is benign. But you should be checked by your doctor. ...Read more
I have a small, painless itch less lump on the left hand side of the vaginal opening and towards the anus, is this a hemorrhoid.
Hemorrhoids protrude from the anus, not by the vagina.
Perhaps a gland- cyst.
See gyn to be sure. ...Read more
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
I have lump on my left hand just before the wrist bone, it's there for a week w/o any injury or obvious reason. It pains on touch. Is it to worry?
Ganglion cyst: I suspect ganglion cysts that are benign ones, but without seeing them, it's actually hard to tell, so if you are concerned, please see your doc. ...Read more
I recently discovered a hard pea sized lump in the left hand side of my upper back. The lump is slightly raised & hard to touch. Should I see my doc?
Best to see a doctor: It is best to see a doctor and get it biopsied or excised if necessary. ...Read more
I have a small hard lump in the palm of my left hand 1 centimeter across located two centimeters directly below the base of my ring finger. Any ideas?
PALM LUMP: It might be an inherited disorder named dupuytren's contracture. This is a painless thickening & contracture of tissue beneath the skin on the palm & the fingers. Also known as the "viking" disease as it often occurs in people of scandinavian or northern european ancestry. Surgical procedures often work. ...Read more
Yes, see: Your dentist for proper diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more
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