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Home Remedy For Ganglion Cyst On Wrist
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
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
Not really: You could go to youtube and watch the various ways of treatment by use of heavy books, etc. ...Read more
Diagnosed w/ganglion cyst on wrist 9/16/13 had 2 return in 6 wks. It has been recently hurting. Surgery? What to do? Not returned since hist: htn & pcos
Surgery: Ganglions are cysts arising from the membrane surrounding your wrist joint. They are notorious for recurring if not excised completely. A trained hand surgeon can remove them with a short procedure. Even after surgery they can recur but rarely do. All other methods of removal (including the traditional: hitting them with a big book) have unacceptably high recurrence rates. ...Read more
Not ususally: When a ganglion is removed from the wrist, if the wrist is not moved for a long time then it becomes stiff and as you start to move it the small scar stretches a little and may give you some pain. However, usually this is a minor surgery and the scar is not an issue though may be slightly prominent at times. ...Read more
Reduce scar: Very often when removing a ganglion the incision that is used to open the tendon sheath becomes scared. The best approach in early post op period is to use warm soaks after the sutures are out. If the scar persists then intr scar kenalog (triamcinolone) is used which is a form of steroid that is not quickl absorbed from the site of injection working better than cortisone. ...Read more
Cyst still there: Ganglion cysts grow and shrink depending on the amount of fluid being pushed into them. The cyst may not be visible but what has been causing the fluid production is likely still there. ...Read more
Maybe: If you have a block and use ice you might not need strong pain killers. ...Read more
No: Lupus is an autoimmune disorder with many variations of presentation, but wrist ganglion is not one of them. Ganglions are out-pouching or herniation of a weakened portion of a joint capsule or tendon sheath. These are benign and should only be excised if they are symptomatic. ...Read more
Yes: Post surgical pain and sensitivity are completely expected, and usually not a sign of anything "wrong". If you're concerned however, call your surgeon's office to be sure. Also, make sure to keep your post-op appointment. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Still there: The ganglion may still be there even though you can't see it. You may also have an additional different problem causing the pain. ...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
I've ganglion cyst on my wrist that won't go away since high school and I'm turning 30. Should I be worried?
Ganglion cyst: No worry. This is not serious. There are ways of helping this. You can drain the cyst and inject it with steroids. Or a little known treatment is that you (your doctor) can place a large silk suture into the cyst and leave it in for 2 days and remove. The silk causes a reaction which in turns scars down the cyst. If nothing helps a hand surgeon can remove it. Or. You can leave it. ...Read more
Is it possible to recover fast after a wrist ganglion cyst removal while typing 14 hours per day 6 days per week?
My ganglion cyst is gone but now my wrist hurts and is weak since the last cyst went away, could there be damage?
Painful ganglion: The cyst wall may still be present and just deflated. A ganglion is the result of other underlying pathology such as arthritis, tendinitis, or a sprained ligament with a capsular tear. A thorough exam and some imaging studies can narrow down the potential causes, and if addressed can minimize recurrences. ...Read more
How common is it after a ganglion cyst surgery not being able to move the wrist forward more than 30 degrees 9 weeks after surgery?
I popped my large ganglion cyst on my wrist yesterday by bashing it with a book but there is still a lump on my wrist what could this be?
Won't work: Bashing it with a book won't get all of it. If it is bothering you (since these are benign lesions, some leave them alone), you either have to have it surgically removed or injected with steroid. ...Read more
2 yr. Ganglion cyst 1 in. From left superior medial wrist. 5 month bright red 1/4 in. Painless spot on cyst often fades/returns. Blemish?
Ganglion cyst w skin: Might be the cyst causing skin irritations. Best to see a doctor and or hand surgeon... ...Read more
I've this ganglion cyst on my wrist it is extremely painful and sometimes I feel like its disrupting the blood flow do I need to be afraid?!
I was diagnosed w/ganglion cyst 9/16/13 and now I have very bad pain in my wrist that so bad sometimes I have to hypermove it what could I do?
See hand surgeon: Ganglion cysts are very common and when they cause symptoms they are easily removed by both open and arthroscopic techniques. Removal often has better outcomes than aspiration with a needle and lower recurrence rates. I would recommend an evaluation by a hand surgeon. ...Read more
Ganglion cyst on my left wrist that's been present for 4 years. Where can I get it drained or removed? Just recently has become somewhat painful.
Hand Surgeon: See a hand surgeon who can aspirate (darin) the cyst for you or remove it permanently. ...Read more
All of a sudden a bump popped up above her wrist. Today is the second day that it's been there. I think it's a ganglion cyst. How can she rid of it?
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
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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