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Volar Wrist Ganglions
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
Had volar Ganglion & operated 1 year before.
After surgery my wrist area is still experiencing pain. what should be done ? I don’t want to do surgery
I have a volar ganglion cyst on my right wrist. When it is removed, will they use general or local anesthetic?
ganglion volar side of wrist in joint ulnar side , i get sharp burning pain in forearm, inner elbow and sometimes pain in shoulder blade why ?
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?
Common problem: There are 4 options. Do nothing (the most common approach), surgically drain it with a needle, remove the entire cyst with surgery or strike it with a heavy object (historically the largest book in the house was used-usually a Bible-hence the name "Gideon Cyst". Occasionally at surgery the gangilon cyst turns out to be something else. A great number of cysts that are drained re-occur. See Dr. ...Read more
Ganglion cyst: If it isn't bothering you nothing needs to be done. It doesn't lead to anything worrisome. A doctor can take a large needle and take out the thick gel like material, and sometimes that makes it go away. If not doing this and injecting it with a little steroid. Finally, surgery if that does not help. No prescription will help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rare: Ganglions are removed through outpatient surgery, but there is no guarantee that the cyst will not recur. Common symptoms after surgery include tenderness, discomfort, and swelling. Major problems such as infection, tendon rupture and chronic pain syndromes rarely occur. Normal activities usually may be resumed two to six weeks after surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sure: Especially when bending it back.Get a more detailed answer ›
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