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Cyst In Hand
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Pretty heavy phone?: Do they still have telephones heavy enough to rupture a ganglion cyst? Well, in general those things will just drain into the surrounding subcutaneous tissue.....it may recur....it may not....if it hurts I'd use a bag of ice and take some tylenol (acetaminophen) as a First Aid measure....but there's really nothing much more to do than very conservative treatment. If things don't get any better then, eval ...Read more
Sore/dull pain in right side of arm, wrist & hand (some in left side). Have ganglion cyst on hand. This morning had very bad pain in hand & wrist. I play video games so the cyst is prob from gaming. Went for a 4 hr long walk the day before. 20 y/o.
No: After a follicle releases its egg from the ovary, its remains & becomes a corpus luteum producing progesterone. If the egg is not fertilized, the corpus luteum decays, breaks down & disappears. If instead it fills with fluid or blood, then you have a corpus luteum cyst. So the cyst and pregnancy do not cooexist, unless you're talking about pregnancy with a preexisting cyst. Hope that helps. ...Read more
I have a cyst in my hand and it's very painful when i bend it and my wrist. Can i just leave it alone and let it go away on its own?
Not likely: Fact it is causing pain means you are irritating it with movement (/ it irritates you as well). So short of putting wrist in cast for few weeks to allow it to quiet down...& no guarantee it won't immediately re-aggravate when resume movement of wrist...You will need to see a hand (/plastic) surgeon to have it drained (w/needle, but might recur) or formally removed. ...Read more
I have a cyst on the hand directly below the little finger. I pricked my hand on a rose thorn about 3 weeks ago. The cyst came up overnight.
How often I have to change my athletic tape? I just use it for a tendon cyst in my hand at the level of my 4th finger.
As needed: Whenever it gets wet or dirty, or about every 3 days usually acceptable. ...Read more
Had a ganglion cyst removed from hand. Three stitches. When the stitches were removed, incision was still open. Is this normal? Skin didn't close?
No: Bruising occurs from bleeding into the soft tissues from trauma such as a needle stick. Aspiration is rarely successful in eliminating a ganglion, do not be surprised if it returns. Success rate is 30% for aspiration, multiple aspirations may increase that to aprox. 50% ...Read more
When a doctor injects steroid into a cyst on a hand or wrist, what does the steroid actually do inside the cyst?
Have a cyst in left hand that causes severe pain. NSAIDs don't work, Dr refuses to give me anything stronger. Tried Gabapentin & no luck. What now?
Cyst on hand: Consider asking your doc to remove the cyst or to refer you to a doc who can. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Ganglion cyst 3 yrs back of wrist very large, burst on its own, there is swelling and discolor & unusual type of sac below cyst, hand weak & tingling?
Follow up: Ganglion cysts of the wrist can occasional cause problems such as bursting, pain, and swelling. When they cause neurologic problems such as weakness of the extremity, it is best to see an orthopedic specialist for further evaluation and management. All the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1 Dr said bone spur & 2nd Dr says that I have a ganglion cyst in my hand. Any tests to tell me what it is? Tired of pain, weakness and tingling.
Cyst vs. spur: Have you had an x-ray? Further testing & exam is needed. If a cyst it can be drained or removed. Bone spur can also be treated. Consider seeing a hand specialist. Your family doc can refer you. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Im playing guitar4 two yrs.4months ago i dvlpd a cyst in left hand mid finger.Pip swelled and it formed.Doc gave me%2.5ketoprofen.What2do still there?
Why is my left ring finger strangely growing from the center palm?Cyst? In the hand? What i thought was the start of a wart is now painful. Infection?
Incomprehensible: I am sorry but this is so far out of the realm of easy to read words and the description so abnormal that i would advise that you get to your doctor urgently and to get this both identified and treated. ...Read more