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Hi i had a ganglion cyst removed from the side of my foot. The surgery was just over 2 weeks ago. Stitches were removed 2 days ago. Im still in pain w?

Hi i had a ganglion cyst removed from the side of my foot. The surgery was just over 2 weeks ago. Stitches were removed 2 days ago. Im still in pain w?

Post operative-itis: Because of the tedious dissection involved in cyst removal, involved nerves can become irritated and remain that way after surgery. This condition usually resolves by itself, or can be treated at the appropriate time as determined by the surgeon. ...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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Ganglion cyst surgery recovery- advice please?

Ganglion cyst surgery recovery- advice please?

B sure U C a hand. .: ...surgeon 4 removal if that's where it's located. After surgery U may have a splint 4 a week, & then U gradually work into Ur daily routine. Takes 4-6 wks 4 complete healing . No sports or heavy use until U have ROM back as well as strength. Don't push it, Ur hand stays with U all Ur life, so a couple months of being careful will get U the best result. ...Read more

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Will i be admitted after my ganglion cyst surgery?

Will i be admitted after my ganglion cyst surgery?

No: This is performed as an outpatient procedure in a surgery center or hospital. ...Read more

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Ganglion cyst on instep keeps reoccurring. Dangerous to ignore? Surgery only option?

Ganglion cyst on instep keeps reoccurring. Dangerous to ignore? Surgery only option?

Ganglion: It does sound like you have had prior treatment. When these recur repeatedly surgery may be the option. Drainage and pressure frequently work . See you podiatrist for help ...Read more

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Ganglion cyst wrist surgery swelling. How to reduce this?

Ganglion cyst wrist surgery swelling. How to reduce this?

Scar massage: Swelling following surgery is quite common. Stiffness is also a common complaint. Physical therapy (or hand therapy) can be beneficial in improving wrist motion and swelling. Scar massage and desensitization exercises can be helpful to reduce swelling and sensitivity. ...Read more

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I have carpal tunnel and ganglion cyst. Do I need surgery?

I have carpal tunnel and ganglion cyst. Do I need surgery?

Both depend : On severity and most of the time does not require surgery. I would advise to be eval by rheumatologist or hand surgeon first and decide if conservative ( wrist splint, medicine, physical therapy, injection) vs surgery. ...Read more

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Can you remove a ganglion cyst on the top side of your hand without surgery?

Yes: Ganglion cysts on the top side (non-palm side) of the hand can be removed through an aspiration procedure. This is a simple office procedure where a needle is introduced into the ganglion cyst and its contents are aspirated. However, the risk of recurrence following an aspiration procedure is very high--as high as 75-80%. Consider the risks of recurrence when deciding on treatment options. ...Read more

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Tingling in pinky finger 1 week post op from ganglion cyst surgery what can I do to relieve this ?

Tingling in pinky finger 1 week post op from ganglion cyst surgery what can I do to relieve this ?

Tingling: If this is in the same finger as the ganglion there may have been pressure on the nerve or need for the nerve to be handled but the otherwise may simply be swelling in the finger. ...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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Foot Surgery (Definition)

Foot surgery is any surgical procedure or treatment involving cutting involving the foot. Foot surgery is often categorized by skin and soft tissue procedures, forefoot surgery, or rearfoot surgery. However, some insurance companies (ie: medicare) categorize cutting of toenails as "surgery" on ...Read more