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A 34-year-old female asked:

What is the best way to treat inflammation or joint pain of tendons on the hand? i was in a car accident and while holding on to the steering wheel there was impact and the pillow area on the inside of my palm under my middle finger has a bump?

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Dr. Rawhi Omar
Pathology 45 years experience
Physical exam first: Traumatic injury to the hand can have various effects on the muscles, bones, joints and the soft tissue in between, including the possible formation of benign cysts ("bumps"; sometimes referred to as "ganglion cysts"). Difficult to know what you have without close exam. Treatment depends on the diagnosis.
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