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Swollen Ganglion Neck
What could be the link between: low fever, herpes, swollen tonsils / other neck ganglions? I took an aspirin to reduce the fever sensation. What else?
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
As a follow up lip herpes, ganglion on neck, increased athletes foot, swollen and raw throat behind the uvula, could it be confused with hiv?
Sure: They can occur near any joint.Get a more detailed answer ›
Furuncul: Boils can occur anywhere on your skin. It is a bacterial skin infection. The common symptoms are: painful, red bump that increases in the size over a few days. Boil also can cause a fever. You can actually treat a single boil at home by applying warm compresses to relieve pain and promote natural drainage. Take some nsaids otc. If concerned or high fever see your pcp. ...Read more
Is this noodle thing I feel on one side of my neck a middle cervical sympathetic ganglion nerve? About 0.3 cm wide 0.8 cm long. FEELS like tendon.
Unlikely, but...: This is unlikely to be related to the cervical sympathetic ganglion, unless you have a Schwannoma or other unusual situation. If you are concerned that there is something going on please see a physician for evaluation. ...Read more
Day 4 post-op ganglion removal on dorsal wrist hand tingly and swollen. . dressing and ACE band comes off today What to do?
FIRST contact your:
if today is a follow up day make sure you do so.
Tightening bandages, failure to ice and elevate, failure to move fingers if permitted, channeled to swelling and in turn tingling. Even so swelling can occur anyway despite doing these things. Your surgeonmay even tel you to loosen the badge a bit BUT
The most important thing is to contact your surgeon. If you can't seek help elsewhere ...Read more
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
Talocalcaneal complex ganglion in left foot. Very painful and swollen. Waiting on ultrasound report. Taking nurofen - in pain. Help pls?
3 days post Ganglion Cyst removal dorsal wrist hand & fingers feel tingly & are swollen? ACE band & dressing come off tomorrow What to do?
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 had a" Godzilla", per my surgeon, ganglion cyst surgically removed on radial artery, several yrs ago. Now, lg cyst burst. Swollen, pain. Lg area?
Ganglion cysts: Even when surgically removed can reoccur. Treatment involves analgesics and possibly another operation. Its a tough call. Read about ganglion cysts (they are sometimes called Giddion Cysts when intentionally ruptured by striking them with a heavy object like a Bible (which is old days was often the largest book in the doctor's office!) ...Read more
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?
Hi, how do I know If my ganglion cyst has ruptured? It's usually the size of a large grape but has swollen all the way up my hand and around my wrist.
Had a stellate ganglion block yesterday for rsd in my rt. Hand. Now I have an awful headache on the right side of my neck/head. How can I reduce pain?
Complications: It maybe the side effects of medications used in the injection or complications from the injection. You need to contact your doctor asap for evaluation. ...Read more
I have a ganglion cyst on my right & it is really painful. The surgeon will not take it out because it is too deep. My hand, wrist & fingers swollen Do?
Ganglion cyst: Obtain a second opinion or ask for clarification from the surgeon. Perhaps the cyst is not causing any problems and you misunderstood the surgeon's reason (s) for not operating. Ganglion cysts are filled with synovial fluid and are an out-pouching of the joints or tendons. Surgical excision remains the primary treatment but sometimes they are aspirated or injected with cortisone. ...Read more
The ganglion cyst on top of my foot has dissipated again. Now foot is swollen and and the joints are painful. Going on 6 days, and it's starting to radiate. Are these likely connected? Should I go to the podiatrist?
3 years?: Unlikely to be malignancy if the nodes have been around (and unchanged) for 3 years. If you have seen changes recently or are having other symptoms (swallowing/breathing problems, fevers/night sweats), see an ENT surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more
If one side is swollen and tender it could be infection in your mouth. Other reasons could account for the swelling like allergies. Call your dentist to make sure your teeth are ok
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Cool and moisturize: Topical cooling will relieve pain immediately. Refrigerated aloe works best. For highly sensitive areas a topical anesthetic can be used under a physicians direction. Oral antinflammatories such as Ibuprofen can provide relief over the first few days. After cooling apply a rich moisturizer such as aquaphor or biafine. ...Read more
Possible...: You may have simply turned your head to far to one side and caused a small stretch. Give it a few days and see if your neck still hurts. ...Read more
Neck lymph nodes: Neck lymph nodes can be enlarged for many reasons: infections, inflammatory conditions, eczema, lymphoma and others. Diagnosis has to be made first. Lymphoma may not cause any symptoms other than enlarged painless lymph nodes. Sometimes patients with lymphoma experience "b" symptoms: fevers, fatigue, night sweats, itching, and weight loss. Please see your doctor for a diagnosis as soon as possible. ...Read more
Rubbery smalll not movable swollen lymph on the back right side of my neck, is it something serious?
See a doctor: Would have it evaluated. Would see an ENT ...Read more