- By Richard Dietman
Mayo Clinic Radio: Lumps and Bumps/Tick-Borne Diseases/Picnic Planning
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. 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.
Myth or Matter-of-Fact: A cyst is a type of lump that is usually harmless.
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