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sore lump at the right hand base of my skull

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 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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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
43 years experience General Surgery
Excision: The neck lesion needs to be r/o as a lymph node. The other is painful and eawsy to remove. Why suffer?
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Sounds like: A ganglion but the prudent thing would to we e a doctor to confirm.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Cyst or lipoma: Cysts & lipomas are often soft & painless. However, the former can become painful & even harden if distended & filled, much less infec ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need exam: You could be describing a tonsillitis or associated condition. You should see a doctor for medical treatment.
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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Lump: A lump on the back of the hand, unrelated to injury, raises the possibilities of an insect bite or a cyst but the latter usually wouldn't pop up immed ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Benign vs malignant: Might be a ganglionic cyst or a skin cancer or other tumor. Tumors can be benign or malignant. See your doctor for proper evaluation and diagnosis.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Could be a ganglion : Ganglion cysts form from microscopic tears in the sheaths covering tendons and nerves. Fluid becomes trapped in these tears and becomes gelatinous. Th ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Adenopathy: I would guess that that is likely a swollen lymph node. If you have had a chronic infection, like in your armpit, that can cause swelling of lymph no ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
24 years experience Hand Surgery
Cyst?: Bump on top of hand or wrist may be a cyst. Other things could be a "carpal boss". Less commonly would be a vascular mass. If persists and is painful, ... Read More
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