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Doctor insights on: Painful Lump On My Wrist Symptoms

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I have a lump on my wrist that swells and is very painful. After several test i'm told that its tendinitis. Can i get rid of this?

I have a lump on my wrist that swells and is very painful. After several test i'm told that its tendinitis. Can i get rid of this?

Let me explain: The first step in treating / preventing tendonitis of the wrist is understanding what caused it. Many general causes of repetitive stress injuries can be contributing factors for tendonitis of the wrist. Stopping the stress. The next step in treating / preventing tendonitis of the wrist is to use proper body mechanics in all wrist related activities. ...Read more

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What's does a hard and painful lump on the wrist mean?

What's does a hard and painful lump on the wrist mean?

Mass: There a number of different thing this could be, but the most common mass in the hand is a ganglion cyst. Have a hand surgeon take a look at it. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a painful lump on the underside of my wrist what is it?

What to do if I have a painful lump on the underside of my wrist what is it?

Different options: The wrist has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, tendons, vessels and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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Painful lump on back of wrist from IV from ER I went the monday before last, it hurts when I press on it, it feels like my vein is swollen.. Help??

Painful lump on back of wrist from IV from ER I went the monday before last, it hurts when I press on it,  it feels like my vein is swollen.. Help??

Hematoma or IV infil: You either have a small hematoma at the site of IV insertion or had IV fluid or medication infiltrated into the soft tissue next to the vein where the IV was inserted, do warm compresses. Take a face-cloth, wet it, few seconds in microwave..warm compress every few hours. ...Read more

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Painful lump on topside of right wrist/arm area. Just started back @ work 2 days ago, working in meatworks so a lot of repetitive physical labor ?

Painful lump on topside of right wrist/arm area. Just started back @ work 2 days ago, working in meatworks so a lot of repetitive physical labor ?

Suspect: Tendonitis or possibly a ganglion cyst. Ultrasound is a great tool for further evaluation when done by someone competent in this modality. Might be useful to consider this if conservative treatment fails. ...Read more

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Smashed side of my wrist into solid door very hard was verby painful swelling had gone down not painful slight bruise but hard lump still where I hit it cause?

Smashed side of my wrist into solid door very hard was verby painful swelling had gone down not painful slight bruise but hard lump still where I hit it cause?

Hematoma: If you hit wrist - evan after swelling down and pain less severe - there is usually some degree of blood collection in subcutaneous tissue ( hematoma) and even in surface of bone ( periosteum) . It can attract more calcium as healing process and lump become hard and takes months to resolve. If any doubt have a X ray and see your doc. ...Read more

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Whats difference between a ganglion and carpul tunnel? Have painful lump inside rt wrist. Thumb side of wrist weak, no injury.

Whats difference between a ganglion and carpul tunnel? Have painful lump inside rt wrist. Thumb side of wrist weak, no injury.

No lump for carpel: A ganglion cyst will have a lump. The carpel tunnel syndrome will have pain with repetitive movement such as typing. See your doctor and they will evaluate ...Read more

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I have a small lump on my left wrist from hitting it. I can bend it but it is a little sore and is painful to touch. my wrist is bruised.

I have a small lump on my left wrist from hitting it. I can bend it but it is a little sore and is painful to touch. my wrist is bruised.

Bruise or fracture?: This is likely a simple bruise and your symptoms can be explained by inflammation that usually follows such an injury. However it is hard to rule out a fracture without getting an X ray so if you have ongoing pain, see your doctor please ...Read more

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I have a small pea size lump on my left collar bone, it moves & is painful also large lump on left wrist both appeared at same time. What are these?

I have a small pea size lump on my left collar bone, it moves & is painful also large lump on left wrist both appeared at same time. What are these?

Ganglion cysts: Most likely they are ganglion cysts. It is pretty common to get one at your wrist. As far as collar bone goes, it depends on where it is located. If it is more towards your shoulder at the ac joint then it is more likely to be a small ganglion. Because the rest of the collarbone does not have any joints in it, it would be more rare for it to come up there. I would have it checked out by ortho. ...Read more

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Dog bite on underside of wrist directly on vein. Did not break skin but it has swollen into a purple lump and is painful. How to treat?

Dog bite on underside of wrist directly on vein. Did not break skin but it has swollen into a purple lump and is painful. How to treat?

Seek MD attention: Would recommend to see your Primary Care Doctor or to go to an Urgent Care center to be evaluated. You may require antibiotics depending on what the physical examination shows ...Read more

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Painful lump on index finger. Started on palm but now on distal side. Wrist is painful also. Can bend without pain but can not grip and hand cramps.

Painful lump on index finger. Started on palm but now on distal side. Wrist is painful also. Can bend without pain but can not grip and hand cramps.

Get a Grip.: It sounds as though you may be experiencing the beginning symptoms of carpel tunnel syndrome. This problem is best addressed early. To remove all doubt, consult with a hand surgeon. ...Read more