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What happens if a ganglion cyst pop under the skin

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
If it pops when-: -U flex it and locks, & U feel the lump move with the tendon, it is most likely a trigger finger. Injections can help some people, but if it doesn ... Read More
Dr. Darryl Blinski
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
'popping' of finger?: Sounds more like a tigger finger? Best to see a doctor or hand surgeon fir examination.

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Wrist mass: How do u know that it is a ganglion? If u have a wrist mass which is not painful, does not affect your wrist motion or function , is not progressivel ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Unfortunately there: Are times when something like this happens. Most commonly it is just some of the superficial skin spreading a bit. This happens in the winter in north ... Read More
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Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
36 years experience Hand Surgery
Could be: Sometimes the deep layers heal faster than the top skin layer. As long as the deeper layers are closed, just keep the wound clean and covered. If th ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ellis
42 years experience Family Medicine
Ganglion: The wrist ganglion is a part of the joint capsule that pushes out between the bones of the wrist and can be variable in size. Because it is a part of ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
The fluid: Drains and it shrinks. Just keep area clean.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
40 years experience Hand Surgery
Maybe: The old slam the book technique is not used much anymore. A hand surgeon can drain it in his/her office.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
This : This is definitely not a good idea, you could cause further injury. You can see a dermatologist or your primary care provider for treatment. A common ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: You need to get it checked by your doctor to find out what is going on and get appropriate therapy/treatment.
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A female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
See a doctor: probably ganglion cysts or lipoma etc Get a biopsy for the exact answer
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