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14 month old with a big hard lump on right wrist and elbow. Ped said bug bite but they don't look like bites. What else could they be. One on her elbow is forming a white spot in the middle.?

14 month old with a big hard lump on right wrist and elbow. Ped said bug bite but they don't look like bites. What else could they be. One on her elbow is forming a white spot in the middle.?

Sounds like bite: The appearance of some bug bites can change rapidly due to localized allergic swelling within the skin nearby. What you describe sounds like a bite to me. ...Read more

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A very hard small bead-size lump on right wrist under thumb. Appeared over night. Slight pain. Have been moving the hand a lot. What could it be?

A very hard small bead-size lump on right wrist under thumb. Appeared over night. Slight pain. Have been moving the hand a lot. What could it be?

Small hard lumps on: The tendon sheath or retinaculum often represent samll cystic structres such as ganglions but occassional on ewill see an ostephyte ( small bone burr near a joint) or sofdt tissue calcification causing the same "feel" cystic lesion of the extensor retinaculum or the flexor tendon sheath are often associated with thendon irriation and inflammaiton but may or not be causally related. ...Read more

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Why does it mean when I get a reoccurring sharp pain in my right wrist. I feel a lump?

Why does it mean when I get a reoccurring sharp pain in my right wrist. I feel a lump?

Ganglion cyst: You may have developed a ganglion cyst which can cause a cyst like lump at a joint line. These are common in the wrist and usually go away on their own. However, if the pain is severe or if you have had any trauma see a doctor for an exam. You may need an xray. ...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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My right wrist hurts a lot when bent and I have a small hard like bump near my wrist. What could it be?

My right wrist hurts a lot when bent and I have a small hard like bump near my wrist. What could it be?

Ganglion: The most likely cause is ganglion, which is a fluid filled cysgt off of the wrist joint. They don't always hurt, but can be painful at the extremes of flexion or extension. You can try a wrist spint and anti-inflammatory medication. If that does not help, get it checked out. ...Read more

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Right wrist has a big bump on half of the wrist and it is red where the bump is I did fall a couple days ago?

Xray: If there is both redness and swelling at the injured site, an examination which would probably include an xray is advised as a bone fracture would cause persistent swelling. Redness, especially if it's spreading, raises the possibility of associated cellulitis which would require antibiotics if present. ...Read more