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I've had a very painful knot under my skin in my palm for years, the skin recently changed color & fell off now there is a hole. What might it be?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Foreign body

Could be a small sliver or other foreign body embedded under your skin.
Causes a lump that gradually migrates to the surface to expel the foreign material. Can take years to reach the surface, then heals.

In brief: Foreign body

Could be a small sliver or other foreign body embedded under your skin.
Causes a lump that gradually migrates to the surface to expel the foreign material. Can take years to reach the surface, then heals.
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not sure

Whatever this was it is not normal so i would recommend an eval by a physcian.
It may have been a foriegn body that finally worked it's way out.

In brief: Not sure

Whatever this was it is not normal so i would recommend an eval by a physcian.
It may have been a foriegn body that finally worked it's way out.
Dr. Mark Einbecker
Dr. Mark Einbecker
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