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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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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?

Ganglion cyst: Commonest lump in the hand is a ganglion cyst. See a hand surgeon and s/he can decide if that is the correct diagnosis and treat you appropriately. ...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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My testicles are larger than normal and fill my palm. No pain but at a point on the upper right lobe there is a hard lump. Pl advice?

My testicles are larger than normal and fill my palm. No pain but at a point on the upper right lobe there is a hard lump. Pl advice?

No rush, but ask: I'm assuming you don't have bilateral hydroceles. Testicular size is quite variable in size, and even vary from man to man over the course of years even if not taking medications. If they've always been quite large, you may have a weak dose of fragile x. A truly hard round lump in the epididymus is usually a benign adenomatous tumor. Your physician can sort this out next visit. ...Read more

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For about 2 months I have a had a hard lump in left palm below middle finger. No pain or restriction of motion. Any idea of what it could be?

For about 2 months I have a had a hard lump in left palm below middle finger. No pain or restriction of motion. Any idea of what it could be?

Several posibilities: A dupuytren's contracture may be one of them. You should let a doctor examine this and give you an answer based upon physical findings and perhaps imaging studies if they feel it is necessary. ...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

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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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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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