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Lump on top of wrist, what is this?

Lump on top of wrist, what is this?

Wrist lump: Ganglionic cysts are common in the wrist and are benign. Orthopedic evaluation should be considered if wrist motion is affected. ...Read more

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White lump on my wrist. What could this be?

White lump on my wrist. What could this be?

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 as soft, moveable bumps. On occasion they can be painful. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my left wrist. What could it be?

I have a lump on my left wrist. What could it be?

Ganglion: Odds are it's a harmless cyst called a ganglion. Your doctor can probably tell at a glance. Thanks for not asking how to make it go away. ...Read more

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14 year old son has a large painless lump in his wrist?

14 year old son has a large painless lump in his wrist?

Overuse injury: It most likely is a "ganglion cyst" especially if it is located on the top part of your child's wrist. These cyst are not harmful and are often painless. Usually these cysts are caused from overuse - typing, video games, texting, etc. If it grows bigger after limiting the above activities, you should see your pediatrician to verify the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Weird swelling in wrist with pain and lump that is squishy?

Weird swelling in wrist with pain and lump that is squishy?

Ganglion cyst: While more info is needed, it sounds like you have a ganglin, or "bible" cyst. These are very common at the wrist. They are small balloons of tissue and fluid from the joint, and tend to get bigger and smaller. Sometimes thy have no other symptom but if they hurt, you at need treatment. That an nclude trying to drain it or inject it. Used to be hit with a bible-but don't try that! ...Read more

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Hit my wrist and now there is a lump on the side of my wrist what could this be?

Recommendation : Possible you have a sprain of your wrist. In this condition you need to put ice on wrist for 20-30 min through the first 12 hours and then to put nsome splint for wrist. You can buy it in any pharmacy. If pain and swelling will be worse you need evaluation with X-ray. Go to ER or urgent clinic. ...Read more

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When I bend my wrist there's like a lump an I hurts when I press is also get on and off pain in my wrist sometimes can't do push-ups?

When I bend my wrist there's like a lump an I hurts when I press is also get on and off pain in my wrist sometimes can't do push-ups?

Wrist ganglion: Wrist ganglions are rather common fluid filled cysts that often form on/about the back side (dorsum) of the wrist. The cysts fill with fluid more easily than they drain, thus leading to noticeable transient expansion/enlargement with overuse. These ganglia take up physical space and this can make bending the wrist quite painful with activities such as pushups. Orthopaedic evaluation recommended. ...Read more

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Hello I have had a hard lump appear almost overnight on my left wrist, I joined a gym on Sunday and used light weights could this be why?

Hello I have had a hard lump appear almost overnight on my left wrist, I joined a gym on Sunday and used light weights could this be why?

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 movements of the wrist bones causing irritation. This should improve with rest but will reoccur with increased activity. Only way to completely get rid of it is to have surgery. If it doesn't hurt leave it alone if it bothers you see a ortho surgeon. ...Read more

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