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Cyst On My Hand
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
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
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
Have a small ganglion cyst on my left hand. Not painful. Can I strap it up tightly with wrist straps and do a bench press workout?
Ganglion: Ganglions are not typically painful so first you need to make sure that the ganglion is the only or true source if your in pain. Underlying arthritis, old fracture or ligament injury shold be ruled out with an x-ray if you have pain. Once that occurs splinting, injection NSAID may help. If these fail and there is no underlying issue then you may want to seek an evaluation for excision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got a ganglion cyst on my right hand palm, just below the base of the middle finger, its not visible but hurts when i press on it, what should I do?
Ganglion cyst and numbing in hand, what can cause this? Hi. I have a ganglion cyst on my left hand near my wrist. It is causing great discomfort and pain. Now my fingers and part of my hand is numb. I wore a emobilizer last night and my mom thinks it is n
Either : Either the ganglion is pressing against a nerve, or mom was right, and the immobilizer you wore was, indeed, too tight. Why suffer? Go see a hand surgeon. Ganglion cysts can be aspirated (drained) and sometimes, a little cortisone injected after the aspiration could prevent it from recurring (as they sometimes do). If all else fails, the surgery to remove it is not terribly disabling or complicated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a hard bump on my wrist(i think it's a cyst) and is limitting my hand movment.It was big then it got smaller but now it's big again?
Ganglion cyst: is not dangerous but if bothersome would be best to see orthopedic hand specialist ...Read more
I have a cyst on my wrist...My hand/fingers sometimes feel tingly and numb. Should I have it checked out or is it normal? What would a dr do for it?
Cyst: After the doctor see u he might try to drain it. I always believe that we need to seek medical advise if we r capable of doing that. ...Read more
No: Your ovaries are in your pelvis not your arm. ...Read more