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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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I have wrist lump and painful? I did xray but it was normal. It is having swelling and this is from four years.

I have wrist lump and painful? I did xray but it was normal. It is having swelling and this is from four years.

X-rays show bone: They can't diagnose a lump only shadow, an ultrasound or MRI are better tests to evaluate soft tissue masses or lumps. ...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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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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I have a pain in my elbow shooting to my wrist? There is a small lump about one inch above my elbow towards the outside of my arm that is painful.

I have a pain in my elbow shooting to my wrist? There is a small lump about one inch above my elbow towards the outside of my arm that is painful.

It could be due to: Inflammation or impingement of a nerve, arthritis, tendonitis, sprain, strain etc. Take care! Http://www. Medicinenet. Com/elbow_pain/symptoms. Htm. Http://www. M.webmd. Com/pain-management/guide/elbow-pain. ...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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What's difference between a ganglion and carpul tunnel? Have painful lump inside rt wrist. Thumb side of wrist weak, no injury.

What's 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

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Painful lump r armpit 49 f dental hygienist general aching r arm numb fingers r wrist neck bicep thumb middle & ring joint swelling on & off 3-4 month?

Painful lump r armpit 49 f dental hygienist general aching r arm numb fingers r wrist neck bicep thumb middle & ring joint swelling on & off 3-4 month?

Cervical pressure: This could be related to pressure on your cervical vertebrae, if the nerve is under pressure it could send numbing sensation into your arms and fingers, it is affecting you r side. You need to see an orthopedic surgeon and get it diagnosed properly. Hope you get better. ...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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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 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 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