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What Type Of Doctor Should I See For A Ganglion Cyst
Hand surgeon: Plastic surgeon or ortho.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Ganglion cyst: Usually on the dorsal surface of the wrist. In the "old" days used to smash it with a Bible. There is a high recurrence risk. So I would go to a hand orthopedist who might open up the wrist and excise that part of the tendon sheath. ...Read more
Be sure its a gang: A ganglion is a benign outpouching of fluid from a joint. There are many other 'lumps ' that can form over joints so get checked. However regarding the ganglion, if it interfers with your ability to peform activiies, or your ability to wear socks, gloves or hurts, get it checked. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can I do to make the pain of a ganglion cyst go away in my wrist! I have tried everything! doctor told me to grow out of it! pain help!
Depends: Many wrist ganglions are not painful and do not need to be treated. When they do cause problems such as pain (at rest or with activity) treatment may be indicated. I treat ganglions 1 of three ways: 1. Needle aspiration, 2. Steroid joint injection, 3. Surgical excision. See a hand specialist for and evaluation and to discuss the best treatment for you. Until consider ice and nsaids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a ganglion cyst in my right wrist . Doctor said its harmless and not to worry . But its kind of round swelling . How will it go back ?
Ganglion cyst recurs within two to three weeks after the treatments from doctor. Without surgery, may I have any suggestions to releive?
Ganglions are: Fluid filled sacs from a joint or tendon sheath. They are not harmful but can cause local irritation. And at times joint pain. They may be sign of remote injury or arthritis as well but can form in the absence of those with normal structures. They can be observed, aspirated and injected or excised depending upon location, severity and "need" for treatment. Make sure there is the right diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a ganglion cyst on at base of my middle finger and it is painful, doctors refuse to take action and Advil is not working please help :(?
Find another dr.: I see no reason not to take action. A minimum it can be drained. ...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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