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ganglion cyst

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience in Family Medicine
Inflamed tendon: Tendons run in sheaths, similar to the cables on a bicycle. Sometimes a minor trauma can cause the sheath to become inflamed and a small cyst can pop ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Ganglion cysts can get larger. Please see your doctor for evaluation and treatment options.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Synovial cyst: Rupture of the synovium which is the cushion between the small bones of the wrist. The fluid that leaks out is then contained by the body and forms a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience in General Surgery
Bulge: A bulge or protrusion in a joint sometimes with pain. www.drlugo.com.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Depending on where the cyst is, you may have some pain or discomfort but it won't keep you from exercising. If you are in doubt, ask your pcp or orth ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Cyst swelling : Ganglion cysts are produced when the tendon moves thru its sheath and causes irritation which leads to swelling in the sheath filled with reactionary ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Various: Many ganglion cysts do not hurt and are only demonstrate a mass in the affected area. Depending on the location of the cyst, and size, pain can accom ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
We don't know: If i had the answer to this, i would be a famous man. There are theories, but no right answer. It is thought that a defect in the joint capsule or l ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Two ways: Injection and/or surgical removal. Surgery is more permanent.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience in Hand Surgery
Hand Doctor: A hand surgeon is an expert in all problems of the hand and wrist. It can probably be drained.

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