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What are the causes of tumors in the hand?

What are the causes of tumors in the hand?

A tumor is a swollen: Mass of tssue that does not belong n the place that it is. In the hand or in any other part of the body a tumor is caused by an abnormal bit if tissue growing where it does not belong. A ganglion is the most common soft tissue tumorof the hand. Other common benign tumors are giant cell tumor of tendon sheath . Benig tumors are very common in the hand, dangerous one do occur but a lot less frequenl. ...Read more

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Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more


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Sir my age is 27 year and I have 2 , 1 CM and several small tumor in my hand it is firstly notice at the age of 16 year is it neurofibroma.?

Sir my age is 27 year and I have 2  , 1 CM and several small tumor in my hand  it is firstly notice at the age of 16 year is it neurofibroma.?

Maybe: It is difficult to say without seeing what they look like, how many there are, and if you have other lesions elsewhere. The best way to make a sure diagnosis is to see a dermatologist and possibly have one of the lesions biopsied. That is really the only way to make a diagnosis of a neurofibroma or other skin tumor. ...Read more

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I have 20 benign fatty tumor in my hand, thigh, and in my back.All these five year old. It does not give any type of pain but i afraid of it .Please?

I have 20 benign fatty tumor in my  hand, thigh, and in my  back.All these five year old. It does not give any type of pain but i afraid of it .Please?

See a specialist: There is a condition called lipomatosis in which multiple lipomas are found. It carries no cancer risk. There are other conditions like neurofibromatosis, where there are multiple subcutaneous masses, but there is a risk of cancer. You should see a specialist, like an orthopaedic oncologist, to establish a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I broke my hand and my doctor said there is a bonine tumor in my hand. What is that?

I broke my hand and my doctor said there is a bonine tumor in my hand. What is that?

Enchondroma: "benign", pronounced bee-nine, means it's not cancer. It is a growth, though. Enchondroma (en-kon-dro-mah) is a very common type of benign bone growth in the hand bones. It's a type of cartilage growing where bone should be. This makes the bone slightly weaker. Sometimes you can get a break through that area. You should have the area "cleaned" out of cartilage and bone put in. ...Read more

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My hands and feet are constantly sweating. I have other symptoms that have me very worried I have a brain tumor. Is sweaty hands and feet a sign?

My hands and feet are constantly sweating. I have other symptoms that have me  very worried I have a brain tumor. Is sweaty hands and feet a sign?

No: Brain tumors can cause seizures, headaches, and neurological deficits, but excessive sweating of the hands and feet is not a symptom typically associated with a brain tumor. Your problem likely has little to do with your brain, see your doctor to discuss causes and possible treatments. ...Read more

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Possible malignant tumor in right hand. If it's malignant will i need chemo after surgery? Also how long would it take to recover from amputated pinky

Possible malignant tumor in right hand. If it's malignant will i need chemo after surgery? Also how long would it take to recover from amputated pinky

Depends on the cause: There are several different types of cancer which can affect your hand. It could be a sarcoma of the soft tissues or of the bone. The treatments typically include surgery if it is small tumor. Chemo is only used for large tumors or if the tumor is highly malignant. Healing of the finger should not take more than 2 to 3 weeks. ...Read more

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If there is only one means it will be removed there are many tumors on the both hands and total body then what will be the treatment?

If there is only one means it will be removed there are many tumors on the both hands and total body then what will be the treatment?

Depends: It depends on the type of tumor. Some tumors can be treated with medications that will cause them to shrink. For others, there are no other treatments. You would need to see your doctor to find out in your particular case. ...Read more

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What causes tumors to form in your hand?

What causes tumors to form in your hand?

Too broad a question: I don't know what you mean by tumors. Warts would probably be the most common cause of growths on the hand. Skin cancer could be another. ...Read more

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Can you treat hand tumor using homoeopathy?

Can you treat hand tumor using homoeopathy?

No: There is absolutely no scientific evidence that homeopathy helps for any cancer, including a hand tumor. Beware of people charging you money for such concoctions. Caveat emptor... ...Read more

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How will a tumor in cerebellum affect the hand only?

How will a tumor in cerebellum affect the hand only?

Brain tumor: A cerebellar tumor is located in the coordination center of the brain. The symptoms may or may not be related to the tumor. The size, location and type of tumor dictate the symptoms and neurological findings. See a neurosurgeon for consultation. ...Read more