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Tendon Sheath Cyst
Was told by doc a large hard lump on my collarbone not near my neck was just a tendon sheath cyst- he barely looked at it should I get 2nd opinion?
Yes: I would definitely get a second opinion. You should have an x-ray to make sure there is not a problem with you bones (ie tumor or infection). In general there are no tendon sheaths on or near your collarbone. Definitely a second opinion from an orthopedic surgeon. ...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
Was told by doc that a large hard lump on my clavicle not near my neck was just a tendon sheath cyst- he barely looked at it should I get 2nd opinion?
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.
Can try applying: Topical verapamil (transdermal). If this does not help excision is always a possibility. ...Read more
Often by excision: Fibroma of tendon sheath is benign presenting as a small subcutaneous nodule slowly increasing in size. It may be seen in a multinodular growth pattern, composed of bland, spindle-shaped cells (myofibroblasts) in a dense, fibrous matrix. It nearly always arises in the distal portion of an extremity While benign, recurrence appears in up to 40% of case. Excision used to relieve symptoms but may be difficult due to adherence to tendon. ...Read more
Minimal fluid around the tendon sheath? How to remove the fluid? How to treat it? Does it go by itself?
Tenosynovitis: Usually fluid in tendon sheath means inflammation or tenosynovitis, and causes pain. Various treatments are available to be prescribed by your doctor including rest, restricting activities that caused the problem, splint, applying cold, physical therapy, nonsteroidal inflammatory medications, or even steroid injections into the tendon sheath. I personally have had steroid injections with relief. ...Read more
I have subchondral edematou contusion and fluid around the tendon sheath? How many time should I put ice?
Better if: It would be better if see orthopedic surgeon to get best therapy. ...Read more
Rest: Fluid around a tendon sheath that is visible or you can feel indicates that the tendon is inflamed esp. If it hurts. Fluid often is seen on MRI of ankle and may not be clinically significant. If there are symptoms (pain, weakness, loss of function) do not play soccer till under care of doc and better. Rest is first line of treatment. ...Read more
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I have fluid around the tendon sheath and somtimes I feel heat in ankle what to do? How will it gone? Any tips?
Tendinitis/osis: Fluid and inflammation of a tendon is tendinitis or tedinosis. These usually occurs when the tendon is overworked, either acutely or chronically. Start with resting it. Antiinflammatories can help. If it persists, see a podiatrist. You may need an immobilizer boot, followed up by orthotics to settle things down. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have subchondral edematous contusion adn fluid around the tendon sheath shoul I do ice massage to remove swelling?
Patience: This swelling is a response to trauma. Avoid irritating it by putting it at rest. If can soak in epsom salts that might help. If warm could try gentle cold not massage. Nsaids or herbal anti-inflammatories like curcumin, thyme, clove, oregano. Eat healthy, don't worry, worry aggravates everything. Your body can heal this, don't get in the way. ...Read more
I have subcondral edematous contusion adn fluid around the tendon sheath can I use voltaran to remove swelling?
This may help: I would see orthopedic surgeon to make sure you get the best treatment. ...Read more
Is it possible for a "fibroma of the tendon sheath" (tumor) on my pinky finger to not grow at all for my whole life?
Yes: Definitely possible for it not to grow for the rest of your life. But not to lose too much sleep over that annoying fibroma because if it did grow more than to your liking or somehow interfered with your function a good hand surgeon will come to your rescue. Just remember, that little fibroma has feelings too! Lol. All the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have MRI subchondral edematou contusion and fluid around the tendon sheath how many time does it take the fluid to be gone?
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Is it possible for a "fibroma of the tendon sheath" (tumor) on my pinky finger to not grow at all? . It has not grown in 3 years?
Is it possible for a "fibroma of the tendon sheath" (tumor) on my pinky finger to not grow at all? I had it for 3 years and see no signs of growth.
Yes and no: Often the tendon sheath need to be opened slightly, especially for the small gangglions TAH appear in the dorsal part of the rwrist near the radiocarpal joint near the distal edge or the extensor retinaculum, in fact if the tendon sheatht or retinaculum os not opened there the ganglion can be missed....And typically it is not repaired. So yes it is "damaged" but not in the sense of the word. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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