Bump Under Fingernail

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Yoshinori Abe

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Internal medicine

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  • Swelling next to the nail

  • Small lump under the nail

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Content updated on Sep 6, 2022

About the symptom

It describes the swelling that appears under or around the nail plate of the fingernail or toenail.

When to see a doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Altered mental status (delirium)

Possible causes

  • Tuberous sclerosis

    A rare disease (caused by genetic mutations) that causes non-cancerous tumors or growths in the brain and other organs. Signs and symptoms may vary widely depending on the severity and location of the tumor.

Questions your doctor may ask about this symptom

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this symptom

  • Do you have a lump under or around the nail?

  • Do you have nail pain?

  • Has your nail shape changed?

  • Has your nail color changed?

  • Do you have warts or boils on your skin?

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