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Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Varies: You'd be able to see which works within 15 min of application though

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
No: The swelling is composed of blood vessels and blood with direct connection to the vascular system. Any blood removed would quickly be replaced and in ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
NO: These can't be drained - the fluid will just re-accumulate. There's no problem waiting to get it done as long as the lesion is not open and at risk o ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: These cysts can be very hard. They are typically removed by a hand specialist ortho, general surgery, or plastics. Ask your primary care provider if a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Reassurance : Your description and location of hard bone lump is agreed with possible ganglion cyst.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
See a hand surgeon: Most ganglion cysts aren't troublesome. It is concerning that your mass is so painful. It may not be a ganglion cyst at all. You certainly need to s ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
You need: To show this to a specialist, hand surgeon or orthopedic surgeon. It could be tumor.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: You need to get it checked by your doctor to find out what is going on and get appropriate therapy/treatment.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Ganglion. On the : Palm can be large or small , painful or just mechanically irritating. Don't confuse a ganglion with a dupiytrms nodule.
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Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience Dermatology
Palmar cyst: This could be a foreign body reaction, an infection or other issue. If it does not resolve or gets worse, it's off to the dermatologist.
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