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hard bump on back of hand

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Dr. Haresh Sawlani
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Cyst: Get it checked out bu your pcp , probably it is a ganglion cyst which is benign, but it needs to be checked out.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Eval: These lesions would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible t ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Gataky
59 years experience Dermatology
Could be cyst: This could be a sebaceous cyst. These can usually be moved. If it is very hard and immobile, you should have it checked by your physician.
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Dr. Michelle Chambers
39 years experience Dermatology
Nodule on the neck: The most common small nodular lesion is a cyst. If the lesion is stable in size, mobile and non-tender it is probably ok. If it does not resolve in a ... Read More
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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 female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
My suggestion is...: ...to see a podiatrist. You should not try to have that bump removed over the Internet.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Bumps: a picture may help, need to see that first to help you
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Vein thrombosis: The most common cause of this kind of bump is trauma to a blood vessel in the palm resulting in a little clot. It is not dangerous for spreading. You ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
25 years experience Dermatology
Arthritis-related?: Based on the location and the description it is possible this is a "bouchard's node" which can be seen in osteoarthritis. Your primary care doctor co ... Read More
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
19 years experience Neurosurgery
Doubt clot more info: Although it doesn't sound like the symptoms of a classic blood clot, if you have conditions that might increase this risk i would see your doctor.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all ... Read More

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