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What is a lump on my hand?

i HAVE A HUGE BLACK AND BLUE ON MY LEFT HAND WITH A LUMP IN THE MIDDLE. I CAN MOVE ALL MY FINGERS AND IS NOT THAT PAINFUL. I DO NOT REMEMBER BANGING IT...IT IS ABOUT 3INCHES BY 3 INCHES BIG. I WOKE UP WITH THIS YESTERDAY. I HAVE HAD TROUBLE WITH THIS HAND BEFORE. I HAVE ARTHRITIS AND A SPUR AT THE BASE OF MY THUMB AND ARTHRITIS IN THAT JOINT. iT IS AT THE TOP OF MY HAND AND THE LUMP IS ABOUT AN INCHAT THE BOTTOM OF MY POINTER FINGER...I HAD SURGERY ON THE INSIDE OF THE SAME HAND UNDER MY MIDDLE FINGER A FEW YEARS AGO. I CANT REMEMBER THAT DIAGNOSIS. IT WAS NOT WHAT THEY ORIGINALLY THOUGHT BUT WAS TOLD IF I DID NOT HAVE SURGERY I WOULD LATER NOT BE ABLE TO MOVE MY MIDDLE FINGER... PLEASE HELP...THANKS PATTI
Thu, 20 Mar 2014
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Hi,

It can be a hemotoma which has now organized.

Nothing else appears overnight. May be your spur injured a vessel.

Show it to a surgeon for a physical examination and its evacuation.

Dr. Ashish Verma
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