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Can a ganglion cyst cause a burning sensation?

Can a ganglion cyst cause a burning sensation?

Yes: Depending on which side of the wrist the ganglion cyst lives. The ganglion can apply pressure to the small nerves of the hand and this can cause a burning sensation or "causalgia". ...Read more

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Cyst (Definition)

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


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Please tell me, could a ganglion cyst cause permanent neuropathy?

Please tell me, could a ganglion cyst cause permanent neuropathy?

It's possible: If a ganglion is pinching a nerve and if the ganglion does not shrink or disappear, which they do 50% of the time without surgery, then it;s possible to have permanent nerve problems.G. ...Read more

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Can wrist tendonitis or a volar wrist ganglion cyst cause a slightly elevated sedrate?

Possibly: Elevated sed rate usually indicates inflammation. Ganglion cysts rarely get infected. Tendonitis is inflammation and the underlying cause may be the source of sed rate elevation. ...Read more

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Can a dorsal ganglion cyst cause forearm, elbow, and shoulder pain?

Can a dorsal ganglion cyst cause forearm, elbow, and shoulder pain?

Unlikely: Usually ganglion pain is localized to the affected wrist. However if it is affecting movement and one is compensating for the pain it could cause referred pain to other joints on the same extremity. ...Read more

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Have you heard of a ganglion cyst caused by iv, blood removal, hospital infections or germs? I had one appear after 10 hrs treatment for kidney stone

No : But you certainly could have a hematoma at an IV site or a thrombosis in a vein at an IV site and either might look like a gangloin ganglia are fluid filled sacks coming off of tendon sheaths or joint capsules and are pretty common. ...Read more

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Ganglion cyst causing pain should I wear wrist splint given before being diagnosis w/gc?Should i make an appt w/orthopedist ?Both? Pain is a 8

Ganglion cyst causing pain should I wear wrist splint given before being diagnosis w/gc?Should i make an appt w/orthopedist ?Both? Pain is a 8

Try it, but see MD: Ganglion cysts are noncancerous lumps that most commonly develop along the tendons or joints of your wrists or hands. These cysts do not need treatment unless they are painful and persistent. Many of them will resolve with rest, including use of splint. If cyst symptoms persist, see a hand surgeon for removal. ...Read more

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Ganglion cyst what cause them to happen?

Ganglion cyst what cause them to happen?

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 ligamentous tissue results in tissue weakness, that allows joint fluid to escape into the weakness. As fluid escapes, it gets trapped by the one-way valve effect of the defect, thus producing the cyst. ...Read more

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Ganglion (Definition)

Commonly associated with trauma or arthritis the joint capsule becomes stretched. As the body produces additional synovial fluid to lubricate the joint the loosened joint capsule stretches and fills with fluid...The gnaglion. As the body produces more or less the size of the ganglion will fluctuate. Best ...Read more


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Ganglion Cyst (Definition)

Ganglion cysts are fluid collections that can form in the tendons of ...Read more