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Have an extra bone growth in wrist. Why does it pain? Advise?

I feel that I have an extra growth of a bone in my wrist . Whenever I press on it, it hurts. It hurts to make a fist or to move the hand quickly like the other hand. I have been taking medications for it prescribed by the doctor famotidine and iburopen, but it s not helping. The pain feels the same everyday. At times I feel that the bone has grown even more than before. Any word of advice about what I should do?
Asked On : Sat, 11 Aug 2012
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Hi ,

Diagnosis : GANGLION...this is not bony growth.It is cyst with gel like substance inside.

TREATMENT: Excision is the best treatment.But i would like to mention here that ganglion is known for recurrence.
Answered: Thu, 29 May 2014
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