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What is a red bloody lump on hand with broken skin?

What is a red bloody lump on hand with broken skin?

Pyogenic Granuloma: This sounds like a pyogenic granuloma which is a benign mass which can occur on the hand. Typical initial treatment is application of silver nitrate. See an dermatologist or a hand surgeon for treatment. ...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?

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 question, I seem too have a lump in my neck on the left hand side, it's progressively getting bigger and it has now turned red, ?

I have a question, I seem too have a lump in my neck on the left hand side, it's progressively getting bigger and it has now turned red, ?

Lump on neck: needs to be examined by your doctor. It MAY be a sebaceous cyst which are common on neck and shoulders. Be sure of what you are dealing w/by seeing you doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have little red lumps on my fingers and it looks like a black dot in the middle of them what are they.There sore when i put things in my hands?

I have little red lumps on my fingers and it looks like a black dot in the middle of them what are they.There sore when i put things in my hands?

It depends,,: This likely depends on how they came about. If they just came about, you might be dealing with an autoimmune process, like a dermatitis. If you did gardening, an infectious etiology, like sporothrix shenkii from rose thorns, etc. Could be the cause. If you applied something to your skin or used a different soap, contact dermatitis is likely. It's best to see a dermatologist to get examined. ...Read more

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1 day ago I got this lump on top of my right hand. Have not hit it or anything. No signs of a bite. It is a little red very swollen and tender. Possib?

1 day ago I got this lump on top of my right hand. Have not hit it or anything. No signs of a bite. It is a little red very swollen and tender. Possib?

Lump: A lump on the back of the hand, unrelated to injury, raises the possibilities of an insect bite or a cyst but the latter usually wouldn't pop up immediately. Since there is tenderness and some redness, I recommend that a physician examine you for diagnosis and treatment because of presence of possible infection. ...Read more

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I have lots of small red lumps appeared on knuckle joints on both hands some hurt if I knock them doc says blood tests are normal?

I have lots of small red lumps appeared on knuckle joints on both hands some hurt if I knock them doc says blood tests are normal?

Lumps and bumps: Bumps and lumps on the hand or typically benign and not harmful in fact most hand bumps or lumps probably up to 99% however multiple bumps suggest either and rash or something systemic like for example gout with tophus but there are so many possibilities that it's probably best to go see your PCP first. However if there's any drainage or others sign of infection secure care sooner ...Read more

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I aam being bit. Its big lumps on hands arms legs back and butt. I seen a bug red and flat is it bedbugs or fleas?

I aam being bit. Its big lumps on hands arms legs back and butt. I seen a bug red and flat is it bedbugs or fleas?

Bedbugs vs fleas: Bedbugs signs: 1. Blood smears on bedding (turn black over time). 2. Amber colored “shells” = shedded exoskeletons. 3. Bug feces on sheets (brown- black dots). 4. W heavy infestation, bug's secretions leave “musty sweet”odor. Don't expect to “see” eggs. They're nocturnal ; in small crevices, translucent ; 1/16th inch long. Adults are 1/4th inch long ; flat. Bed bug bites may have no sx's/signs. ...Read more

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Back of my left hand but not fingers is red and scaly and has a few little raised red lumps not itchy but like hot pain what could it be and treatment?

Back of my left hand but not fingers is red and scaly and has a few little raised red lumps not itchy but like hot pain what could it be and treatment?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My bf has this some sort of red lump rash on the bottom side of his hand and up the arm and they itch. He thinks maybe its from his tooth infection?

My bf has this some sort of red lump rash on the bottom side of his hand and up the arm and they itch. He thinks maybe its from his tooth infection?

Not Likely: If it is from his tooth infection, then the infection has spread to his blood stream and this would be life-threatening. If he is taking antibiotics for his tooth infection, the rash could be a reaction to the antibiotic. In either case he needs the tooth infection treated and the rash on his arm treated - one by a dentist the other by a physician. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the side of my pinky toe almost directly above my cuticle but on the side and it feels hard and its red. What could it be?

I have a lump on the side of my pinky toe almost directly above my cuticle but on the side and it feels hard and its red. What could it be?

Many things: Without seeing it, its difficult to give an accurate diagnosis. It could be a corn, caused by underlying bony abnormality or soft tissue tumors i, e wart...You should see a podiatrist for further evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more

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I I have 4 lumps im concerned about I have a red/pinky lumps about 1cm irregular border nodule like with veins going through it on the front of my arm?

I I have 4 lumps im concerned about I have a red/pinky lumps about 1cm irregular border nodule like with veins going through it on the front of my arm?

Have a medical check: If these lumps are growing, then you must get them checked out by your primary care physician. I do not like this lesion from its description....It could be something out of the ordinary if it has been showing up for more than 2 weeks. Let your doctor determine what it is which may require a biopsy if it is not an infection or inflammation of some sorts. But only by physical exam can we determine. ...Read more

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Why is my big toe swollen, red and in pain? It has a large, squishy lump around the nail?

A game of Squish....: It certainly sounds like some sort of inflammatory process going on. It could be secondary to a variety of causes. Gout, infection, paronychia and cellulitis are all possible. To remove all doubt, you might consult with your own doctor or perhaps a Healthtap physician. ...Read more