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hard lump appeared overnight

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Dr. Marc Goldhagen
33 years experience Occupational Medicine
Ganglion Cyst: Most likely it is a cyst which is caused by excessive fluid from your wrist pushing out against the joint capsule. The cause of fluid is repeated move ... Read More
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Dr. Carol Stauffer-munekata
36 years experience Family Medicine
Ganglion Cyst L: Ganglion Cysts are caused by repetitive trauma - most likely the wt. lifting. These cysts can be painful but are not cancerous. Initial treatment is ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Abscess vs cyst: You may be describing sebaceous cyst, ingrown hair or even an abscess (pus pocket). Best to see your Family Doc for examination, diagnosis & treat ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
22 years experience Family Medicine
Ganglion cyst: Without seeing the lump, the possibilities are many but it could be a ganglion cyst. Check with your doctor.
Dr. William Schmidt
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Urgent Care: my advise is to check with urgent care.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olatokunbo Ayoola-archie
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Bacteria on skin: In some cases, scratching an itchy rash, insect bite or other skin irritation can cause a skin break.Sometimes this allows, the normal bacteria on our ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: Some causes of “raised bumps” may include soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, inflamed lymph nodes, and cysts. Have the area evaluated by a prof ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Mahan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible lymph node?: This could be a lymph node or infected hair follicle. Possible cyst. An exam is needed.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Hard dark lump: Coal? Clot? Angioma? Show to Dr or send pictures when we do 2nd opinion.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Common: Superficial thrombophlebitis is an inflammation of a vein just below the surface of the skin, which results from a blood clot. This condition may occu ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are a number of possibilities, some quite normal but i would encourage you to be checked if you have any concern. One example of a relatively n ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Rather than guessing: From a description - i think you would receive a more accurate assessment from a dermatological evaluation.

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