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Ganglion cyst base of thumb
A 50-year-old female asked:
Can i develop a ganglion cyst at base of thumb after a trigger thumb release surgery (apprx 3 weeks)? i have had a ganglion cyst removal from my wrist years before.
Dr. Rawhi Omaranswered
Pathology 46 years experience
Cyst or scar: If you are describing a small bump at your wrist, it can be either a ganglion cyst or a fibrous tissue mass, like an abnormal scar. Consult with your... Read More
129 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 30-year-old female asked:
Ganglion cyst surgery 2/2015. still have quite a bit of pain in base of thumb (site surgery) it's been 5 months. why still pain?
Dr. Donald Colantinoanswered
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Hand surgeon: This question is best answered by your surgeon who performed the procedure during which superficial nerves were probably disturbed and are very slow t... Read More
2.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A male asked:
Have a ganglion cyst on my palm, by the base of the thumb. is painful and large. i have an appointment in 3 days, should i use heat or cold for pain?
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Varies: You'd be able to see which works within 15 min of application though
3.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 32-year-old female asked:
Small round hard like bone lump at base of wrist (palm side) thumb side. doesnt hurt, could it be ganglion cyst? it is hard like a bone though
Dr. David Earleanswered
General Surgery 33 years experience
Maybe: These cysts can be very hard. They are typically removed by a hand specialist ortho, general surgery, or plastics. Ask your primary care provider if a... Read More
2.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 64-year-old female asked:
Will a ganglion cyst resolve on it's own? painful lumb at base of thumb, 2nd joint down. hard to use hand and is causing off/on numbness. cmc arthroplasty 6 mths ago, with suspension?
Looks like you have symptoms which would require a hand or orthopedic surgeons evaluation. I doubt if it will go away on its own
Answered Sep 08, 2021
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brownanswered
Hand Surgery 41 years experience
swelling: Ganglion cysts of the thumb arise from the synovium of one of the joints of the thumb. This can be the mp joint, ip joint or cmc joint, they are swoll... Read More
4.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 33-year-old female asked:
Can you have a ganglion cyst on bottom of wrist under thumb? co-worker has hard bump that hurts and that comes and goes.
Dr. Allan Goldsteinanswered
58 years experience
Yes: If sore or getting bigger see hand surgeon.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 58-year-old female asked:
I had a ganglion cyst surgically removed from my knuckle of my thumb and it has come back. what should i do?
Dr. Vicken Poochikiananswered
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
Apply perssure.: Depends how long ago you removed your ganglion? This is not an emergency, make an appointment with the surgeon, it may be the same ganglion, another g... Read More
5.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 25-year-old female asked:
6yrs ago, i had a ganglion cyst from overuse (left wrist, near the thumb)- it burst. i still can't put pressure on my wrist when it is bent (painful).
Dr. Joseph De Santianswered
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Wrangling Wrist Pain: Anatomically, wrist pain due to a ganglion cyst is thought to be related to a distension of the lining of the joint or the surface of the bone itself ... Read More
4.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 34-year-old female asked:
Had cortisone shot on top wrist on ganglion cyst, swelling on side wrist went down in 24 hrs but still in slight pain that now resonates to thumb. doc said it could take a week for pain to go away, true? and should stay away 6-12 months?
Answered Mar 08, 2022
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