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Swollen Lump On Back Of Hand
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
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
I have pain in my arm, radiating from a lump under my elbow for a week now. My entire arm & hand are swollen and worsening. What could cause this?
Sounds worrisome: This sounds like a bacterial infection or other serious problem. I think it'd be best to seek medical attention asap. ...Read more
Palm Lumps may: Be dupuytren's disease. A common genetic disorder that can present in a variety of ways. Swollen finger knucles can be a part of this known as garrod's knuckles. Other cause of swollen painful knuckles and fingers are gouty arthritis, inflamm arthritides, psoriatic arthritis and lyme first line treatment for swelling is rest ice and otc meds but if getting worse fast get to a doc to r/o infection. ...Read more
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
Hard tender swollen lump on hand just found. One part pops out more. Lymph node or caused by previous injury, a cat bite 1 yr ago? Cause for concern?
I have a swollen lump on my palm under index finger now I noticed a small pocket of swelling on the top of my hand btw index & middle index is swollen?
You should see a Doc: A medical examination by a physician is necessary to determine the nature of your lumps on your fingers. They may be benign (painless) or inflammatory (painfiul). Without a physical examination it is not possible to tell what you have. So you should go see your family doctor without delay. ...Read more
What could be causing severely painful and swollen finger knuckles and joints, along with hard lumps on hands?
Dupuytrens can: Have lumps on the palm with swollen knuckles that get stiff, the lumps and swollen knuckles often involve the skin too in one continuous mass of tissue. Inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or gout can also be associated wot bumps and swollen joints. Rheum arthitis feels soft and "boggy" while gouty noodles or so called tophi are hard ...Read more
For the llast few mouths my left hand thumbjoint as been painful swollen a lump on it and looks bruised when pressed I have had no accidents?
Trigger finger: This sounds like early stages of developing a trigger thump if pain and mass are at the proximal thumb crease. A steroid injection would be indicated. ...Read more
The left side of my hard Pallette is swollen and very sore! It a constant pain mostly when swallowing, there's a swollen lump on the left hand side?
See doc.: This needs a look by your doc. Could be anything. ...Read more
I have a painful lump on the top of my left hand that is effecting my grip, movement in my index, middle, and ring finger, and whole hand is swollen?
This sounds pretty: Uncomfortable and potentially serious. You need to be seen by a health care professional for examination and evaluation and appropriate treatment. Don't delay. Make an appointment today. ...Read more
I have swollen painful/itchy lumps under my armpits, mainly left hand side, following 3 weeks of long and exhausting travelling. Is it just due to fatigue?
The top knuckle on my right thumb is swollen and painful. There is a bb sized lump on the left side of the knuckle. I can't bend my thumb. This seems to happen when I am doing carpentry and using my hand
Osteoarthritis.: The lump you describe is probably a node which commonly occurs at the joints of the hand digits as a result of osteoarthritis. If it occurs at the joint adjacent to the fingernail, it's called a heberden's node; if it involves the middle joint, it's termed a bouchard's node; the one you have has not been given an eponym. ...Read more
Could plantar faciitis, knees that hurt going down stairs or up, trigger fingers in both hands w/ swollen lumps in palms be related? Crp elev sed low
Plantar fasciitis: Is a common diagnosis for heel pain. When one combines the other conditions mentioned, there are autoimmune dissorders that come to mind. A very common autoimmune condition inclueds RA (rheumatoid arthritis) and the panus that could associated with it. Additional tests are indicated. See you physician for other tests. ...Read more
Hands r numb & swollen when I wake, I also have a mass in side of neck that's hard, have had a biopsy awaiting results, any reason more for hand issue?
Needs exam and tests: It may or may not be related to the lump in the neck. But awaiting biopsy report get your hands checked as they are swollen in the morning. You may need thorough exam and some blood tests and if the swelling is found in the joints of hands, you may also need X-rays of hands. So get if checked while you are waiting for biopsy report, Consult your medical doctor ...Read more
My ankle is swollen some, like it swells in hot weather. Behind that leg is a sore spot, and when you run your hand over it, you feel a lump. Just wondering what this could be. Thanks!?
Punched a person & car window about two weeks ago. X-rays show no fracture. There's a lump on the backside of my hand. Painful to move hand& swollen.
Pretty Handy.: More than likely, your hand has suffered some soft tissue damage. If the x-rays were taken immediately after the altercation, a stress fracture may has been unable to detect at that time. This could contribute to the swelling you are having now. It may be to late for the therapeutic effects of RICE now. (Rest, ice, elevation and compression.) You can try moist heat. See a doctor if no improvement. ...Read more
I have a pain in my throat half way down on the right hand side when I swallow, I'm tired but no other symptoms. My tonsils are not swollen or sore but do have white lumps on them?
See ur Doc: You need examination, blood work and possible ultrasound of the neck to rule out thyroid problem or blood disorders. ...Read more
My fingers are swollen mostly my 2ring fingers and my index fingers. I wake up because they itch and hurt. There are bumps and lumps on my ring finger?
Contact dermatitis: This could represent conta t allergy. Remove rings and treat with prescription creams. Patch testing to confirm diagnosis of nickel allergy can be done. ...Read more
Top of my left wrist only I have a swollen part on the top only. It's not a visible lump. It can only be felt when touched. No injury. No pain?
Hurt wrist by falling on it. Bruised, swollen, can barely move it, has a lump on it. Hurts to pick things up and grab things also?
U need an eval by-: -an orthopedic surgeon, 2 xamine it as well as take some X-rays many times the small bones in the wrist can B fractured, & if not attended 2 can lead 2 serious consequences. B on the safe side & make an appt. ...Read more
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
I have a swollen, hard lump on the inside of my left palm. It looks like vein that is clotted or something. It also aches. Help!
My roommate has a little lump on her index finger which seems to hurt/burn when she bumps it. It's a bit swollen. What can cause this?
Stubbed left pinkie toe a few hours ago. Quite painful. Now its swollen and there's a lump on the right side of the toe and it hurts. Fractured?
Possible fracture.: Yes, it's possible the toe is fractured. An examination and x ray will help to determine the extent of the injury. ...Read more
Could a 50cent-sized, soft-flatish, swollen looking lump, behind my watch on the right top of the forearm, with thumb and elbow pain be nerve related?
Ganglion or lipoma.:
The sensory branch of the radial nerve is in the area & superficial. A mass can compress it. The area or pain or numbness is the top of the thumb and index finger & also the Web space between them.
Tapping on the area with Ur index finger should reproduce the symptoms. C a hand surgeon 4 xam& rec.4 treatment.
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Thumb car door 4/52 ago swollen painful 4 1 day. Thumb knuckle hard lump on it now painful if hit and cramp like pain if bent too muchwhat shud I do?
Get yourself seen --:
By your gp or an ortho doc so x rays could be done to DX the problem.
You could have a fracture or ligament/tendon disruption, and in all these situations you need to be treated, as otherwise you might develop long term problems.
Good luck. ...Read more
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?
A lump appeared on my left wrist. It seems like a vein which is very swollen and sort of round. It pains when pressed and my arm is a little numb?
Painful lump: I suggest you see your family doctor. There a re a number of possibilities, including both benign and malignant tumors. See your doctor, or a local clinic where you live, or an emergency room doctor who can evaluate it and refer you to an appropriate doctor. ...Read more