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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
Good Luck.: There is really no way of knowing for sure. Factors influencing post-operative swelling include, age, location, size, activity level and tissue disruption from the surgery are just a few. Some never swell and some can swell for extended periods. Follow the post-operative instructions and avoid over use until the wound can get a good start at healing. ...Read more
Will the swelling at incision site go away after stitches are removed? Picture on file Ganglion Cyst Removed July 10, 2014
My daughter has a ganglion cyst on herwrist. She is a competitive gymnast? What can be done to mange pain or reduce swelling?
See an orthopedist: Or a hand surgeon. These can be managed quite successfully. Find a good doctor and have this resolved. Good luck. ...Read more
I applied essential oil to a ganglion cyst on my ankle and it dissolved but the surrounding area has significant swelling that is increasing over time?
Hard to say.:
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I had a ganglion cyst removed on the top of my wrist over two months ago sever swelling and loss of feeling in hand still?
Parasthesia: Would go back and see your surgeon. Most swelling should be gone by six weeks. ...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
If a ganglion cycst ruptures and cause severe pain swelling and heat do I need to he concerned it is on the wrist and was the size of a golf ball?
I had a ganglion cyst removed on thursday of this week, my hand is swollen, what can I do to treat the swelling.?
Elevation: Elevation and gentle digital range of motion are a few simple steps to help decrease swelling (edema). Proper elevation typical consists of placing the hand above the level of the heart (e.g. Left chest) to allow gravity to facilitate the edema control. A tight postoperative dressing may also be carefullly loosened. If you were placed in a splint, you should wear as instructed by your doc. ...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 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?
Swelling on toe after ganglion cyst aspiration for the 6th time. Not responding to antiobiotics for 4 weeks. Swollen/red, no worse, no better. Cause?
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?
Ganglion cyst burst today causing swelling discolor, weakness and tingling in hand, a new sac that is misshaped below cyst that is very loose & mushy?
See doctor timely...:
Are you sure it is ganglion cyst bursting? Is this a new or recurrent event? If new, go to see doctor as soon as possible; if recurrent, watch and follow the pattern of previous resolution closely. But if too much deviating from prior course, see doctor soon so not to miss the time window of adequate clinical evaluation and treatment.
Best wish. .. Always. ...Read more
I had carpal tunnel surgery with removal of ganglion cyst 1 month still having a great deal of pain, heat and swelling in my hand. Normal?
No not normal: There are four main signs of inflammation: pain, heat, redness, and swelling. Those are signs that the immune system is activated. After a surgery there can be inflammation and it's normal for a few days. If it is present a month later it is concerning that there is either infection, or some kind of immune activation. It's worth getting it checked out right away by your surgeon. ...Read more
Had a volar ganglion surgically removed, came back, 2 steroid shots, stg1 cmc joint oa, swelling, bruising, pain around area. Will removing cyst again help?
Yes: Have a hand surgeon remove it. Often recur if not totall removed the first time ...Read more
I sustained a wrist injury 10 mos ago. I have a 6mm volar ganglion cyst and I continue 2 have wrist pain with my hand swelling. Would a shot help?
I had a small ganglion cyst in my foot finger. It got injured and them little yellow fluid was visible and then foot started to swell.
Immediate action.: I'm not sure if the injury you sustained was to the toe, foot, ganglion or all three. I can tell you this though. Hearing the words injury, yellow fluid and swelling should make one concerned. You need to have the foot examined before the condition escalates into a serious problem. ...Read more
Fingers swell when on long, brisk walks. No blood pressure issues or high sodium intake. Have ganglion cyst on left wrist. Thoughts or ideas, please.
Finger swelling: If it subsides after walking; you may blame the position and pooling of lymph or blood products. It is not related to the cyst on your wrist and there doesn't seem to be pain or colour change. All the best. Move your fingers as you walk. ...Read more
Lower extremity: Swelling may result from different things such as problems with the veins or lymphatic system, systemic conditions like high blood pressure or heart failure, and trauma like sprains and fractures. A visit to your primary care physician or podiatrist may help to uncover the cause. If the swelling is sudden and in only one extremity, a you should see your doctor immediately to rule out a blood clot. ...Read more
Yes, swollen: Enthesitis or enthesiopathy is inflammation where tendons or ligaments insert into the bone. Recurring stress or inflammatory autoimmune disease can cause inflammation or occasionally fibrosis and calcification. One common site is at the heel, particularly the achilles tendon. It is associated with hla b27 arthropathies like ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, and reactive arthritis. ...Read more
See your doctor: You'll have to be evaluated in person by your doctor. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There can be multiple causes for facial swelling. Depending on the location of the face, the duration, the reason for onset, etc. Many possibilities exist. Allergy, infection, trauma, autoimmune to name a few. Suggest you schedule a visit with your primary care doc or a healthtap prime or concierge appt to get a more accurate assessment. ...Read more
Theoretically: Everything could. However, if you are asking about Lidocaine injected to induce local anesthesia, the swelling might be not only due to volume given but small bruise (hematoma) as well. Swelling can also be sign of inflammation or allergic reaction, with that broad question you might be better off discussing your specifics with the health professional. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more