Big Lump on my finger, finally want to sort it out

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Hey Guys,

Hope everyone is well, I am looking for some advice on an issue I have had for many years now and it is certainly an interesting one, I have never ever met anyone else with this issue and I also have not seen anything online that's quite similar. Probably about 5/6 years ago I had a lump that started on my finger, It started small and grew to the size it is now, it is on my left hand (pointing finger), there's nothing I can recall that started it, it just kind of started growing, about a year on from that it was its full size and stayed that way. For a while I just lived with it assuming it would go but around 2/3 years after it first started I went to see a doctor about it, they had a look and basically just fobbed me off and said leave it and it will go naturally. 6 Years on I am kind of doubting that will happen and it is starting to affect me day to day when typing on keyboard and stuff due to its position. I will post some images below on what it looks like and hopefully you will be able to see just how big it is, let me first of all explain that it isn't really painful at all, everyone now and then but rarely it gets really painful for about an hour and then stops but apart from that it is completely painless, the other thing to note is that it is hard, so hard it feels like a bone.

Does anyone have any idea of what it could be and how to resolve it?






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    Looks to me like a ganglion cyst.Research that, there are photos on the internet. They can develop on the wrist or hands. Since it hasn't spontaneously gone away, you doctor can drain it, or surgically remove it.

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