Ganglion cyst

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  1. Ian Gills

    Ian Gills Senior Robin Hood Guy

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  2. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

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    That sounds like something you could catch in the PI??
     
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  4. Ian Gills

    Ian Gills Senior Robin Hood Guy

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    That's why I was asking.

    I only got it since I started plumbing and electrical work.
     
  5. Cass

    Cass Plumber

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    Hit it with a hammer...real hard...then report back...
     
  6. Cookie

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    My husband had one on his wrist Ian, he had it taken off. We always thought he got it from resting his hand a certain way on the desk while he was drawing.
     
  7. frenchie

    frenchie Jack of all trades

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    I have/had one - comes back whenever I do a lot of plastering.
     
  8. Dunbar Plumbing

    Dunbar Plumbing Master Plumber

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    Just switch hands...


    I've been doing it for 30 years no problems. :D
     
  9. Cass

    Cass Plumber

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    I am an old pro at them as I have had one of these...

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilonidal_cyst

    most of my life and have had to deal with it....

    I was told I could have it removed but I was also told it it was common for them to come back so I never opted for going under the knife...

    I had it lanced once when I was 22 and since then, have taken care of it when it "reared" its ugly head, my self...
     
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