For over a year now i have had a area on the palm of my hand which feels bumpy and swollen, it is around the base of my thumb. As i am feeling the direction of the swelling i am convinced it seems to follow a muscle in my hand (flexor Pollicis brevis). I am not experiencing any pain but if i extend my thumb as far as i can it generally just feels 'tight'. i am unsure of what is going on and am afraid that eventually it could effect my thumbs range of motion. Any ideas???
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You could be having a thenar ganglion, swelling of the joints of the thumb, a lipoma or carpal tunnel syndrome. Please consult an orthopedic specialist.
Hope this helps. Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!
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