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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
A ganglion cyst: Ganglion cysts are very common and generally do not require any therapy.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Bumps: A common cause of a bump on the back of the wrist is a ganglion cyst. A lump behind the ear is often an enlarged lymph node which could be from an old ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Shingles: A cluster of vesicles with pain could be manifestation of Shongles. See your physician urgently as treatment with antivirals is helpful . There are ot ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
Specializes in General Practice
Synovial cyst: Hello. The symptoms you mention are concerning for a synovial cyst. These are usually formed after a trauma. Between bone and bone there are these so ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Marcela Riojas
16 years experience Family Medicine
Skin Bumps: It is difficult to provide recommendations without an image of your skin lesions. Can you upload a picture?
A male asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
20 years experience Interventional Radiology
Does it hurt if hit?: This is a common location for a ganglion cyst. See your doctor, and a simple ultrasound should tell you. These are usually very sensitive if bumped ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aldino Pierotti III
29 years experience Integrative Medicine
Immune reaction: This can be keratitis pilaris, which is often yeast/mold that is flaring in the hair follicles causing goosebumps/chicken skin. It may also be an alle ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dermatographism?: You may have an overactive skin called dermatographism. See if your skin welts up when you gently scratch it. It is not anything close to being a ... Read More

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