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Uunusual lump on my right hand - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i have an unusual lump on my right hand
Doctor :   ok

User :   it is about two inches below my pointer nuckle
User :   it hurts
Doctor :   is it painful
User :   yes
Doctor :   is it firm in consistency
User :   it is a bone
Doctor :   it can be a ganlion
Doctor :   if its bony hard
Doctor :   have u taken a x ray
User :   no we wanted to know if it was serious b4 the xray so we dont use our $ for nothing serious.
Doctor :   ok its not serious

Doctor :   but its making it uncomfortable
User :   what is a ganlion

Doctor :   u can get it removed
Doctor :   its a swelling most common in the hand
User :   in surgery or something/?
Doctor :   since when do u have it
Doctor :   as in?

User :   yesterday about 11 45
User :   am
Doctor :   i didnt get u
Doctor :   were u n surgery yesterday

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