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Doctor insights on: Volar Wrist Ganglions

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Can wrist tendonitis or a volar wrist ganglion cyst cause a slightly elevated sedrate?

Can wrist tendonitis or a volar wrist ganglion cyst cause a slightly elevated sedrate?

Possibly: Elevated sed rate usually indicates inflammation. Ganglion cysts rarely get infected. Tendonitis is inflammation and the underlying cause may be the source of sed rate elevation. ...Read more

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Ganglion (Definition)

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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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

Options: Consult your surgeon re: possible injection of a steroid mixed with Xylocaine, (lidocaine) a nerve block or possible aspiration of the ganglionl- all viable options depending on the nature of the ganglion. ...Read more

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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 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?

Need proper diagnosi: First you need a proper diagnosis as to why your wrist is still painful.Inyections may help to control wrist synovitis or inflamation but proper diagnosis is the key to a sussccelful treatment. ...Read more

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Can wrist ganglion resolve with out surgery?

Can wrist ganglion resolve with out surgery?

Yes: Yes, surgery is not required for a ganglion unless it is compressing an important neighboring structure. Sometimes they just pop spontaneously or during activity. ...Read more

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I have a ganglion on my left wrist. Pls 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

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What are the prescribtions for wrist ganglion?

What are the prescribtions for wrist ganglion?

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 more

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Anyone have a major problem after wrist ganglion removal?

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 more

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