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My son is having small bump in the frontal part of the hand

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My son is having small bump in the frontal part of the hand like a cyst. Its not bothering him . what will be that?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Frank replied 1 year ago.

hello. can you take a picture of it? The most likely thing is a synovial cyst, otherwise known as a ganglion cyst. It is a outpouching of the synovial membrane that is between the bones of the wrist and hand. Dr Frank

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is it anything serious?
Expert:  Dr. Frank replied 1 year ago.

Expert:  Dr. Frank replied 1 year ago.

that is an example of one, it should feel a little rubbery, and move slightly when you push on it, not move all over, just depress. It is not at all serious. It should go away in a few days. You can wrap it with an ace bandage to promote its compression to help it go back. You will read online about hitting it with a heavy book, etc. Don't do that. Dr frank