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What could lump on palm of hand be?

What could lump on palm of hand be?

Dupytrens contractur: This could be the initial development of a dupytrens contracture. This is a contracture of the palmar fascia seen primarily in people of northern european descent. It is inherited, and a lump in the palm known as a dupytrens whorl can be the initial finding. Seek the advice of a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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50 yr old f with lump on palm of hand, been there for about a week. Starting to hurt only slightly if I push on it. A little smaller than a quarter.?

50 yr old f with lump on palm of hand, been there for about a week. Starting to hurt only slightly if I push on it. A little smaller than a quarter.?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Pea sized lump on palm of hand after fingertip injury?

Pea sized lump on palm of hand after fingertip injury?

Most not related.: I can;t think of any reason that a fingr tip injury would cause a lump in the palm. Lumps, bumps and masses are very common in the palm and hand. You should probably see a hand surgeon for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Found a small lump on palm of hand. That's grown from a sesame size to pea size. Starts to hurt when I press on it or grab things. What should I do?

Found a small lump on palm of hand. That's grown from a sesame size to pea size. Starts to hurt when I press on it or grab things. What should I do?

See a hand surgeon: There are many lesions that present as lumps on the palm. Most are benign, but anything that is changing in size, color or symptoms should be brought to the attention of your doctor. If you don't have a regular doctor, a hand surgeon is the type of doctor most likely to take care of this. ...Read more

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Pea sized hard lump on palm side of hand in bottom of finger where it bends at. It is mildly sore to the touch. I'm scared is it cancer?

Pea sized hard lump on palm side of hand in bottom of finger where it bends at. It is mildly sore to the touch. I'm scared is it cancer?

The more common: Thing in your age range is a small retinacular cust or ganglion, a fluid filled sac that comes off the joint or tendon sheath and if it is it is harmless except for the mechanical discomfort it causes. Many of these go away on their own but sometimes treatment for the larger ones can be successful with inejction/aspirtation. Surgery can also remove these. ...Read more

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Small pea sized lump on palm side of index finger, first knuckle. Hurts to push on, but not to touch. What could this be?

Small pea sized lump on palm side of index finger, first knuckle. Hurts to push on, but not to touch. What could this be?

Maybe a cyst: This could be a tendon sheath cyst. If so, it can sometimes get stuck in the sheath and cause the "trigger finger" phenomenon. Read about trigger finger and see if the location seems to fit with yours. This can be treated if needed. ...Read more

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Painful raised lumps on the palm of my hand?

Painful raised lumps on the palm of my hand?

Painful raised lumps: May be ganglion cysts especially if engage in repetitive work or trauma and if at joint areas. There are small nerve cysts.
see http://orthoinfo. Aaos. Org/topic. Cfm? Topic=A00006

or may be pustules/ papules that are infected. Usually red, Could try bacitracin and see if helps. Rarely could be from contractures steroids. F/U with doc/ urgent care ...Read more

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Hi I have a lump about the size of the Palm of your hand that lodges between my shoulder blade area it can move if manipulated till, painful tender?

Hi I have a lump about the size of the Palm of your hand that lodges between my shoulder blade area it can move if manipulated till, painful tender?

See a doctor: That's a pretty good sized lump on your back. I would recommend getting it seen by a doctor - impossible to really say what it is, but it DOES need to be seen to make sure it is not anything serious. Sometimes cysts or lipomas can appear on the back, but can only make that call after a proper exam. ...Read more

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I have a small, smooth lump/bump on my palm. It isn't itchy/painful. I've had it for months. I'm an OCD hand washer and I wondered if it is from that?

No.: I don't think it is from the repeated hand washing but being ocd, it would be helpful to see your pcp to see if it is a benign lesion and do a biopsy. From your description, I would bet it is benign though. Take care. ...Read more

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Found a small hard lump on joint of middle right finger, palm side (where hand meets finger). Slightly painful if pushed.?

Found a small hard lump on joint of middle right finger, palm side (where hand meets finger). Slightly painful if pushed.?

Finger pain: Do you do a lot of repetitive motion with your hands? This ma be a ganglionic cyst, however, you need to have it examined by your doctor or hand specialist to determine what it is. ...Read more

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Hi after work I noticed a very small white lump in the palm of my hand underneath the ring finger feels like its on a vein its also slightly painful?

Possible cyst: It could just be a flexor tendon sheath ganglion. It feels weird but is nothing serious. A trip to your doctor is advised ...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

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I crushed hand two weeks ago. I got it x-rayed, no fracture. Now I have a small painful lump at the base of pinky finger palm side. What could it be?

Painful finger lump: Could be a ganglion cyst, they develop when there is repetitive stress and a crush injury could be stress enough. Sometimes they go away on their own or can be aspirated, rarely need surgical removal. Could also be tendon partial tear (would not see unless MRI) f/ u
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http://www. Assh. Org/handcare/hand-arm-conditions/ganglion-cyst ...Read more

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I have a small cluster of strange lumps on the back of my head, all on the right hand side. A few of these are painful, but the largest of them isnt?

I have a small cluster of strange lumps on the back of my head, all on the right hand side. A few of these are painful, but the largest of them isnt?

Head lumps: Hello ~ difficult to give you an exact diagnosis because you do not give enough history. These could be lymph nodes if they are pea-sized or they could be lipomas. This is one of those things we cannot give you and exact diagnosis unless we can see and palpate the lumps. I think a trip to the local NHS doc is in the offing? Thanks ...Read more

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I have a lump on the back of my hand. It is red, burns and is painful if touched. It is the size of a dime. Is there anything I can do?

See doc: Unfortunately, without seeing or feeling it, it is like poking in the air. It may be infected if it is red and painful, so don't delay, see your doc. ...Read more

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I have a large lump under the skin between my buttcheeks about the size of my palm. It's very painful and hurts to sit. How can I soothe this?

I have a large lump under the skin between my buttcheeks about the size of my palm. It's very painful and hurts to sit. How can I soothe this?

Exam/surgery: You may have a gluteal abscess or an infected sebaceous cyst. Please seek immediate medical attention. You may need to have this mass opened to drain out pus and infection. You most likely will need a bacterial culture followed by antibiotic therapy. ...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 feel a lump on my left hand side above my rib cage & very painful what is it?

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

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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 small painful lump in the inside of my upper right arm. Along with another painful lump near my elbow side closest to my body, Palm up.

Ans: Well many possibilities. Need a better history. Such as. Did the just appear? How long have they been there? Any change in size or shape? Tender or hot? Any underlying medical issues for you? You should see your doctor for a good exam and then go from there. ...Read more

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I got bit on my hand. A painful lump formed about 1/2 below my index finger knuckle. Should I be concerned?

I got bit on my hand. A painful lump formed about 1/2 below my index finger knuckle. Should I be concerned?

Bit: By what? If insect, or spider or dog? It all meeks a difference, also, how close to knuckle. If red, swollen, have it checked by physician. ...Read more

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My husband has a hard walnut size lump on the right hand side back of head. You can slightly move it around and it's not painful? Really worried

My husband has a hard walnut size lump on the right hand side back of head. You can slightly move it around and it's not painful? Really worried

Inclusion cyst: Most likely. These cysts contain cellular debris and are benign. Suggest evaluation by dermatologist or surgeon for surgical removal. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Donated blood 6 hrs ago. Having tingling in hand and a painful lump at the injection site. Donated many times before, this has never happened before?

Donated blood 6 hrs ago. Having tingling in hand and a painful lump at the injection site. Donated many times before, this has never happened before?

Hematoma: There may have been leakage of blood at the site of vein puncture. It is probably late, but you need to apply pressure and a cold compress. The hematoma will resolve, however, it the site becomes painful, red, ulcerates or you get fever, see a doctor.
You are to be commended for doing your civic duty by donating blood.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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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?

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

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Hi I have 2 small pea size lumps on my stomach under the skin on the right hand side I felt them a few days ago, They are painful to touch.

Lumps: These could be simple cysts or lipomas (fatty tumors) but should not be tender. It's best to have your physician examine you for diagnosis and advice. ...Read more