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Lump on underside of wrist

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
Different options: The wrist has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Ganglionic Cyst: Most likely a ganglionic cyst of the joint synovium. These will often resolve with rest from repetitive actions like typing, piano, Tennis. They can b... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jose luis Hernandez
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Seek MD attention: Would recommend to see your Primary Care Doctor or to go to an Urgent Care center to be evaluated. You may require antibiotics depending on what the ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 30 years experience
Wrist lump: Ganglionic cysts are common in the wrist and are benign. Orthopedic evaluation should be considered if wrist motion is affected.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Rudolph
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
Ganglion cyst: Most bumps on the dorsal side of the wrist are gangklion cysts. These are outpouchings of joint fluid from the wrist the wrist joint, which present a... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Ganglion Cyst: A ganglion cyst is a tumor or swelling on top of a joint or the covering of a tendon (tissue that connects muscle to bone). It looks like a sac of liq... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Have it evaluated: This may be such issues as a ganglion, joint or tendon sheath swelling. Have the wrist evaluated either by a rheumatologist or orthopedist.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Beckmann
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ganglion cyst: Likely a ganglion cyst. most fluctuate in size and usually resolve on their own.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Best to ask your Dr.: That's good that you have a lump or cyst on your wrist that isn't bothering you. Your doctor can better answer what you should do and can do in case y... Read More
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Dr. Nisha Chellam
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Hurt Wrist: If you hit something hard very likely to break a bone unless you have very weak bones. Most of the time it is injury of the tissues surround a bone li... Read More

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