• By Dana Sparks

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

June 5, 2015

Lumps and bumps are outward signs our bodies use to alert us that something might not be right on the inside. But not all lumps and bumps are signs of illness. Mayo Clinic surgeon Dr. David Farley explains which lumps and bumps signal something serious ... and which ones don't.

a tick on a blade of grass - courtesy CDC

Courtesy CDC

Also on the program, it's tick season, and parasitologist Dr. Bobbi Pritt explains how to protect against tick-borne diseases.

And registered dietitian Katherine Zeratsky has useful suggestions for how to plan a picnic that combines good nutrition and food safety.picnic foods on a blanket

Myth or Matter-of-Fact: A cyst is a type of lump that is usually harmless.

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Dr. Merten has been a fantastic addition to the FMR Department. He is a pleasure to work with and learn from!

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Dr. Merten is an excellent addition to our team! We are excited to have him join the Family Medicine Residency program.

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