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I have noticed a sudden knot on the top of my wrist. I just

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I have noticed a sudden knot on the top of my wrist. I just noticed it several days ago. It is about the size of a pea. What do you think it might be?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 11 months ago.

Hi there,
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Is it painful?

Can be a ganglion cyst arising from nerve sheath.

THis is usually painful.

Needs to be drained by a surgeon if painful.
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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Is there anything serious that itcould be?
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 11 months ago.

That is not likely since it is small lump without any rapid growth.

Best wishes