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Ganglion Cyst On Shoulder Blade
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
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
Variable: Pain, decreased motion or use of hand, insightly bulge. All are good indications. Depends on what you can tolerate. The recurrence rate is about 15% in most series. ...Read more
Is there another way to remove a ganglion/ganglion cyst apart from surgery? I've already operated once and it's coming back.
I thick the ganglion cyst get bigger at my work but go back to the same size went I driver home & get home & move it a little before I sleep whyisthat
Effort: The ganglion is connected to the synovial space between the small bones of the wrist. The more work that the wrist is doing can express more synovial fluid into the ganglion. When at rest it can return to the space and the ganglion appear smaller. I would suspect that the communication between ganglion and wrist is moderate rather than small. ...Read more
Thought I had a ganglion cyst on the back of left wrist it wasn't it is causing pain & discomfort what could it be?
< 5% with surgery: Ganglion cysts are managed by being left alone or hit with a heavy book like a bible - high recurremce rate. If treated by aspiration and steroid injection - I tell my patients two thirds will come back. Lastly if treated by surgical excision - the recurrence rate should be less than 5%. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Can you tell me about ganglion cyst on the underside of the wrist and had surgery to remove it only to have it come back on the top side of the wrist?
Common: This is not the same cyst. There are approx. Ten small bones in the wrist. Each of them have a synovial capsule that could rupture and produce a ganglion cyst on the undersurface or top surface of the wrist. Ask your doctor if your activity or use of wrist is promoting this kind of formation. ...Read more
Have a small ganglion cyst on back of big toe at the base. If surgically removed what is recovery like & will cyst come back?
What kind of movement makes a ganglion cyst bigger on the back of my wrist is it just the up & down movement or any movement in the wrist?
All: Any nad all movements of the wrist can contribute to exacerbation of ganglion symptoms. ...Read more
There's no visible growth but in the middle of my wrist its like I can't bend my hand fully back because something's there, been weeks, ganglion cyst?
Wrist issues-? Lump: Did you fall or were you in an accident and injured the hand recently. Ganglions are the commonest tumor in the hand and may present or become visible later. Patients may have symptoms similar to what you describe. Some smaller lesions can be diagnosed by scans. See a hand surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more
A ganglion cyst that was popped in my hand 3 months ago is back. What is te next course of treatment?
Surgery: Drainage of a ganglion cyst tends to have a pretty high rate of recurrence. If the cyst is causing symptoms such as pain or discomfort, I think surgery is the way to go. It's a fairly minor procedure that can be done in less than an hour as an outpatient procedure. Recurrence rates are much lower after surgery. ...Read more
I had a ganglion cyst surgically removed from my knuckle of my thumb and it has come back. What should I do?
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After removal of small ganglion cyst on back of big toe how long might it be before I am able to use a treadmill.
1-2 weeks: Depends if by 'back' you mean sole, which could take longer. Need time for the skin to heal and as long as there is no major joint or tendon involvement you should be ready to go. However, as with any procedure, it will heal when it heals, and it's important to follow your doctor's advice as to your progress and resumption of activity. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with ganglion cyst on bottom of big toe. After 1 week cyst is no longer painful & swelling gone down. Will pain come back?
It could, but: It depends on what was the trigger for the ganglion to develop. Often it is from some sort of minor injury or irritation of the area. It also may never return, so there's no need to do anything other than wait and see. ...Read more
I have a ganglion cyst in my wrist and it has come back. However this time is much more painfull when their is certain movements I do. What can I do?
Surgery: Ganglion cysts emanate from the joint and can cause pain with movement. Surgical excision removes not only the cyst but the stalk from which it communicates with the wrist joint. This is the best chance to have a low recurrence rate. ...Read more
I have a ganglion cyst in my right wrist. Doctor said its harmless and not to worry. But its kind of round swelling. How will it go back?
Yes, by surgery: Only way is by surgical removal, a simple out patient procedure, aspiration will not cure. ...Read more
I have a recurring ganglion cyst on my left foot, 3 surgeries and it is back again. Is there any tests or procedures recommended to get rid of this?
MRI with contrast: It sounds like the surgeon did not completely remove the 'stalk' (from where the ganglion originated). Thus you were more prone to recurrence. Ganglion cysts are notorious for recurrence because oftentimes you cannot completely discern its origin. I recommend an MRI with contrast to accurately evaluate the extent and originationpart of the foot (joint or tendon) of the ganglion. ...Read more
I have a bump about the size of a marble on the back of my left hand, at my wrist. I had it checked out. We thought it was a ganglion cyst but it wasn't that. What could it be?
Boss: The top two diagnoses for bumps on the top of the hand are ganglion cyst and carpometacarpal boss. How do you know that it isn't a ganglion cyst? If you are certain, I would refer you to a health care professional for a diagnosis. Carpometacarpal bosses are small bone spurs or outgrowths from the corresponding joint. If they are painless, observation is recommended. ...Read more
I have a cyst on my lower back that I think might be a ganglion cyst I have symptoms of pain in my buttock that goes all the way down to my foot what are my options for pain relieve?
Probably leave it: If it is pea sized, the best approach will be wait and watch as long as you do not have pain or discomfort. ...Read more
How risky is surgery for removal of small ganglion cyst in soft tissue of tendon sheath on back of big toe @ what is involved in post-op care.
After surgery to remove small ganglion cyst of tendon on back of big toe, how long will the pain persist and when would I be able to wear a dress shoe?
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I have some sort of small swelling at the back of my hand around my wrist... its hard and bone like. But it can move... could that be a ganglion cyst?
I had a ganglion cyst behind my knee about the size of a golf ball, removed by surgery due to nerve pain. It is already back. Now what do I do?
Bakery's cyst: You are describing a bakers cyst which is similar to a ganglion, but not of the wrist. All ganglion have a certain rate of recurrence. If it is bothersome go back to your original surgeon and discuss options. ...Read more
Small circle bump on tendon back right neck neck muscle for 3-4 yrs. Dr called it ganglion cyst blood work nml. Soft and squishy. Other possibilties?
I was supposed to have surgery on my right hand because of a ganglion cyst but the MRI came back and the cyst is gone but I still have a lot of pain.
You have pain: So, you don't have a cyst. You do have pain. Gather the details of where your pain is, what else occurs with it (such as numbness, with location), what activates the pain and then continue the pursuit of a cause. Is your pain only in your hand or do you have other pains also? If so, where else do you have pain? The number and types of other pain conditions will tell you also about your hand. ...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?
I have a ganglion cyst in the top of my left wrist. It has ruptured multiple times a d continues to come right back. 2 days ago it ruptured. Today was my surgery to have it removed and my surgeon refused to do my surgery. Does thus sound correct?
Here are some....: The good time to remove the cyst is when there is no or little inflammation. At the time of 2 days after rupture, significant inflammation on site is expected so now is not time to do surgery. To pick the "right" time for procedure, ask and work with your surgeon. How? Follow instructions in https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. All the best to health.... ...Read more
I work at a very hands on job with a lot of lifting and wrist movement. If I have surgery to jave a ganglion cyst removed can I go right back to work?
The ganglion cyst has come back in the wrist still small but very sore. 5-6 pain scale. Could it be pressin on muscle. Do I call pcp?
Yes: Ganglion cysts that are painful and enlarging should be seen by your md. Most common location is the wrist and can be painful from tendon irritation or being " pinched" in the joint w/ motion. An ors can excise if pain continues. Needle aspiration/ injection can provide temporary (usually) relief. ...Read more
Depends: A lot depends on the location of the ganglion. If on the foot/ankle wear shoes and socks. If on the wrist then long sleeves but this will only work if sleeves are longish and may be uncomfortable. ...Read more
Pain, may resolve: You may have some mild pain, and the cyst may simply resolve. For example, ganglionic cysts in the wrist for example, used to be called bible cysts, as people would use a large book, like a bible to "hit them and rupture them." this of course is not recommended to do nowadays. Best wishes. ...Read more
Evaluation, xray, injection, drainage are part of a workup. Many cysts do not hurt so an xray of the joint may give information about this. Old fracture, arthritis, inflammation, an old ligament injury, rheumatoid arthritis, DJD with ganglions see a hand surgeon.
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Variable: Pain, decreased motion or use of hand, insightly bulge. All are good indications. Depends on what you can tolerate. ...Read more
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