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Old 19th January 2010, 11:09 PM
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I have a swallon lump on the top/side of the outside of my foot. It is not red but is very tender. any idea? been there a couple of weeks
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Old 19th January 2010, 11:22 PM
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I have a swallon lump on the top/side of the outside of my foot. It is not red but is very tender. any idea? been there a couple of weeks
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I know I need to see a Dr. ...I have an appt. just trying to see what it might be ...but I do not see anything close to it. just wondering if anyone else had anything possibly in that area.
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Old 20th January 2010, 12:05 AM
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I was simply pointing out to you that even if you received a thousand replies giving you . . say 100 different diagnoses reflecting what THEIR lump was . . . how would that possibly help you?
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Old 20th January 2010, 01:11 AM
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this will be the last time I come to this sight..I have read some of your other answers...it sounds like you took a crack pill today.
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this will be the last time I come to this sight..I have read some of your other answers...it sounds like you took a crack pill today.
I would imagine that you speak from first-hand experience. You epitomize the reason for this post which you should have read BEFORE posting.
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Old 21st January 2010, 12:03 AM
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found out ganglion cyst.....
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Old 17th April 2012, 03:57 AM
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Are ganglion cysts found typically near the ankle Dr.??? Also, wondering if they are found on children under the age of five?????
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