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It sounds like you have ganglion cysts. It occurs in a variety of locations, mostly the wrists. Usually the flexor tendon sheath is involved. This is the most common soft tissue tumor of the hand and is most common in women between the ages of 20 to 50.
There is nothing to be concerned about, as this is not cancer growths. Treatment usually involves aspiration of the mass or surgical excisision (recommended).
You can use anti-inflammatory tablets, i.e. Voltaren, for the pain.
Dr Anrich Burger
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