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What's does a hard and painful lump on the wrist mean?

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Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Mass

There a number of different thing this could be, but the most common mass in the hand is a ganglion cyst.
Have a hand surgeon take a look at it.

In brief: Mass

There a number of different thing this could be, but the most common mass in the hand is a ganglion cyst.
Have a hand surgeon take a look at it.
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
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Dr. Gary Pess
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Mass

It may or may not be anything to worry about.
It could be a lipoma or ganglion. There are serious masses too. Have a hand surgeon take a look.

In brief: Mass

It may or may not be anything to worry about.
It could be a lipoma or ganglion. There are serious masses too. Have a hand surgeon take a look.
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: 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 liquid (cyst). Inside the cyst is a thick, sticky, clear, colorless, jellylike material. Depending on the size, cysts may feel firm or spongy.

In brief: 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 liquid (cyst). Inside the cyst is a thick, sticky, clear, colorless, jellylike material. Depending on the size, cysts may feel firm or spongy.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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