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A 47-year-old female asked:

Had carpal release surgery last yr. but now i have a small lump like a bone sticking out of my wrist, it hurts quite abit but dr says its nothing?

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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Need exam: Unfortunately this would take a physical examination as well as review of imaging studies to give a real answer, but there could be scar tissue there, or could be just anatomy you hadn't noticed there, or could be a cyst, etc. Consider a 2nd opinion if you're still concerned.
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