A 35-year-old member asked:
I have a ganglion cyst on my wrist! it burst but might be coming back, do you think it would?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Daniel Reichenbachanswered
General Surgery 24 years experience
Yes: If it is in fact a ganglion cyst, which arises from a joint, most often the wrist, it may rupture or be drained, but they usually eventually return. The most effective way to permanently get rid of it is with a minor surgical procedure to excise it down at its origin near the joint space.
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Dr. Mark Einbeckeranswered
Hand Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: It is not unusual for a ruptured ganglion to return. If it continues to bother you it is time to see your doc.
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Last updated Mar 31, 2016
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