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I have a very small painless lump on my hand you can only feel it, it's not visible to the eye, and I've had it for roughly 2-3months ?

I have a very small painless lump on my hand you can only feel it, it's not visible  to the eye, and I've had it for roughly 2-3months ?

Depending on where: it is on your hand, and size can determine what it could be. Is it on the back or your hand, or palm? Is it tiny or is it large? When do you notice it? Is it by the wrist? Each factor can help determine what it can be. The fact that it's painless is great, and talk with your PCP about it. It can easily be imaged to view what's there if it's large enough. Start there, and don't worry! ...Read more

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I have these small skin coloured lumps on the back of my hands they are painless not itchy it started about 8years ago with just a few now I have lots?

I have these small skin coloured lumps on the back of my hands they are painless not itchy it started about 8years ago with just a few now I have lots?

Warts?: Molluscum Contagiousum? See a dermatologist. I hope this helps. If you want to talk more about this contact me by e-mail or text chat or video chat at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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5yr old daughter has a hard painless lump on the back of her hand?

5yr old daughter has a hard painless lump on the back of her hand?

Most likely benign: The majority of painless lumps on the back of the hand are usually benign. One possibility is a ganglion cyst might have formed. No matter the etiology of the painless lump this should be evaluated by a physician to determine the location of the lump. Some benign masses on the hand may cause weakness or limitations of the joint. ...Read more

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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

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

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Above elbow inside hand,feels like tablet structure and flexible.pressing inside no pain,catch and press with 2fingers its pain.what is that?Any lump?

Above elbow inside hand,feels like tablet structure and flexible.pressing inside no pain,catch and press with 2fingers its pain.what is that?Any lump?

Lipoma: I'm not sure from your description, did you mean the inside of your arm above your elbow there is a mobile mass that only hurts if you squeeze it? That would most likely be a lipoma which are common on the arms. If it's on the outside of the arm, the same thing. If it is changing see your doc. Good health ...Read more

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Hit side of my wrist and lower hand very hard on solid door have hard lump sticking out not sore can move wrist fully what could this be?

Maybe ganglion?: An outpouching from the tendon sheath. Most commonly on the dorsal surface of the wrist. If it doesn't bother you leave it be. Otherwise go see a hand orthopedist. ...Read more

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I have a small lump under the skin on my forearm. It is soft, painless, and rolls around slightly when I run my hand over it. Should I be worried?

I have a small lump under the skin on my forearm. It is soft, painless, and rolls around slightly when I run my hand over it. Should I be worried?

Skin Lesion: Hello Lori, There are a variety of benign skin conditions (lipomas, fibroademonas, sebaceous cysts, etc...) that may have a similar presentation to what you have described. However, I would still recommend that you seek the evaluation of a physician to determine if there is something more concerning. The possibility of some type of malignancy should be ruled out. ...Read more

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My 13 year old daughter has a lump. It sits at the left hand side of her pelvic area. No pain, doesn't move. Feels the size of a large grape?

My 13 year old daughter has a lump. It sits at the left hand side of her pelvic area. No pain, doesn't move. Feels the size of a large grape?

Likely lymph node: Lymph nodes are grape sized serum filters located throughout our body.They remove materials that can arise from bug bites, localized skin irritation, or infection. There are often some noted in the fold of the legs that handle serum from the leg or nearby skin. If no pain,swelling,redness to suggest an advancing process, you can ignore it.They normally change size up/down over weeks. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my hand near my wrist . I have no pain what so ever .doc did xray saw nothing on bone she said its on top of a tissue. What is this??

I have a lump on my hand near my wrist . I have no pain what so ever .doc did xray saw nothing on bone she said its on top of a tissue. What is this??

Ganglion cyst?: See if this description fits: www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ganglion-cyst/multimedia/ganglion-cyst/img-20009006

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I have a lump (Supposedly lymph node) in the back right-hand side of my neck. No pain/growth/spreading. Had mono 2 years ago. Permanently swollen LN?

I have a lump (Supposedly lymph node) in the back right-hand side of my neck. No pain/growth/spreading. Had mono 2 years ago. Permanently swollen LN?

Leave it alone?: If it's proven benign, and it's not too much of a problem, just live with it. If it is causing issues (cosmetic/limitation of movement etc.), see a surgeon to have it taken out. ...Read more

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My husband has had a soft lump at the back of head on the right hand side. He says it's not Sore to touch but is the size of walnut ?

My husband has had a soft lump at the back of head on the right hand side. He says it's not Sore to touch but is the size of walnut ?

Cyst or lipoma: Cysts & lipomas are often soft & painless. However, the former can become painful & even harden if distended & filled, much less infected. Lipomas, or fatty tissue, typically remain soft & painfree. Abscesses are collections of pus that are usually painful & need to be lanced/drained. Have him go see his family doc for evaluation & your reassurance. ...Read more

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14 year old son has a large painless lump in his wrist?

14 year old son has a large painless lump in his wrist?

Overuse injury: It most likely is a "ganglion cyst" especially if it is located on the top part of your child's wrist. These cyst are not harmful and are often painless. Usually these cysts are caused from overuse - typing, video games, texting, etc. If it grows bigger after limiting the above activities, you should see your pediatrician to verify the diagnosis. ...Read more