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Symptoms of a ruptured ganglion cyst?

Symptoms of a ruptured ganglion cyst?

Temporary Pain: Ganglions are fluid filled cysts that can occur near a joint. They can rupture with trauma (thus the old treatment of hitting them with a bible) or excessive pressure. If that occurs, the area may swell for a few days, and the area may be a little stiff and sore. Some ice and Ibuprofen should help. ...Read more

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Cyst (Definition)

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


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Is ovarian cyst pain constant?

Is ovarian cyst pain constant?

If twisted, yes: If the ovarian cyst is large enough to twist on its pedicle(attachment) and cut off its' blood supply then the pain will be constant and "excruciating" necessitating a Emergency Room visit for surgery. ...Read more

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Could ruptured ovarian cyst pain go away without medications?

Could ruptured ovarian cyst pain go away without medications?

Yes,most do!: It is normal for you to develop a corpus luteum cyst during a normal cycle. This cyst usually ruptures and goes away without medication. ...Read more

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What's the primary ovarian cyst symptoms?

What's the primary ovarian cyst symptoms?

Most women have none: Ovarian cysts are common and occur monthly in cycling females. Some women will have some pain, especially if a cyst ruptures and bleeds. Most cysts go away spontaneously. Persistent cysts may be felt on exam or may cause some discomfort such as bloating, pain or if large enough, bladder or bowel symptoms. ...Read more

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What would the symptoms of a ruptured dermoid ovarian cyst be?

What would the symptoms of a ruptured dermoid ovarian cyst be?

If you have symptoms: from ruptured cysts it would almost certainly be pain; BUT, it could range from severe pain to absolutely nothing at all - and everything in between. There are no other symptoms that are specific to cyst rupture. Ultrasound is the very best way to find out, good wishes! ...Read more

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Ganglion cyst on instep keeps reoccurring. Dangerous to ignore? Surgery only option?

Ganglion cyst on instep keeps reoccurring. Dangerous to ignore? Surgery only option?

Ganglion: It does sound like you have had prior treatment. When these recur repeatedly surgery may be the option. Drainage and pressure frequently work . See you podiatrist for help ...Read more

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What causes pain following epidermal cyst removal?

What causes pain following epidermal cyst removal?

Surgery: Anytime surgery is performed, pain is likely to be encountered. If it persists more than a day, or two, then you need to discuss it with your physician. ...Read more

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Couldganglion cyst cause hand tingling?

Couldganglion cyst cause hand tingling?

Not usually: Ganglion cysts usually present as a painless bump. They can sometimes be painful but do not cause tingling in the hand. ...Read more

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What happens if a ganglion cyst ruptures?

What happens if a ganglion cyst ruptures?

It drains: If the ganglion cyst drains into the skin the cyst will disappear for awhile. It may recur. The fluid may reaccumulate afterward. ...Read more

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Bleeding between periods 12 mo. 2 wks from ruptured cyst. sudden onset of pain lower left abdomen like ruptured cyst. Another cyst, something else?

Bleeding between periods 12 mo. 2 wks from ruptured cyst. sudden onset of pain lower left abdomen like ruptured cyst. Another cyst, something else?

GYN: You must see your GYN ASAP. Although this certainly "sounds" like a ruptured ovarian cyst you will need a pelvic exam. ultrasound and if sexually unprotected, a pregnancy test. Do not ignore these symptoms. ...Read more

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Ganglion cyst aspiration - what makes the fluid inside?

Ganglion cyst aspiration - what makes the fluid inside?

Ganglion cyst: A gangling cyst arises from a joint. The fluid in the cyst is synovial, or joint, fluid. ...Read more

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Baker's cyst bursts. Can it cause calf strain?

Baker's cyst bursts. Can it cause calf strain?

Bakers cyst: Rupture of a baker's cyst usually causes calf pain and can cause calf swelling as well. It does not make a patient more likely to sustaining a calf strain. ...Read more

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If I have ganglion cyst removal from wrist, scar causing problems?

If I have ganglion cyst removal from wrist, scar causing problems?

Not ususally: When a ganglion is removed from the wrist, if the wrist is not moved for a long time then it becomes stiff and as you start to move it the small scar stretches a little and may give you some pain. However, usually this is a minor surgery and the scar is not an issue though may be slightly prominent at times. ...Read more

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Ganglion cyst removal from wrist, scar causing problems, what to do?

Ganglion cyst removal from wrist, scar causing problems, what to do?

Reduce scar: Very often when removing a ganglion the incision that is used to open the tendon sheath becomes scared. The best approach in early post op period is to use warm soaks after the sutures are out. If the scar persists then intr scar kenalog (triamcinolone) is used which is a form of steroid that is not quickl absorbed from the site of injection working better than cortisone. ...Read more

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31, BRCA2 pos. 3.6cm cyst on right ovary that causes pain. Could be cancerous? CA125 is normal.

31, BRCA2 pos. 3.6cm cyst on right ovary that causes pain. Could be cancerous? CA125 is normal.

Insufficient info: The 3.6 cm size is not enough information to help determine if an ovarian cyst is malignant. Also, it is not clear that ovarian cancer screening will result in a decrease in the number of deaths in women with BRCA2. Instead, a surgical procedure that removes a woman’s ovaries and fallopian tubes should be considered upon conclusion of childbearing by women with documented inherited predisposition ...Read more

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Diagnosed w/a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst. Everyone (ER docs) thought appendicitis.CT &ultra sound showed cyst. High WBC. Severe pain again. Any advice?

Diagnosed w/a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst. Everyone (ER docs) thought appendicitis.CT &ultra sound showed cyst. High WBC.  Severe pain again. Any advice?

Pelvic abscess: The high WBC count worries me. Hemorrhagic cyst may be associated with an abscess. It may not have been infected before but is now infected (abscess is usually due to a focal bacterial infection). I suspect that your doctor put you on antibiotics. If you are getting worse on the antibiotics, they may not be working. Call your doctor right away to let the doctor know it is worsening. ...Read more

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Possible post tubal/ ablation syndrome & US found a large left side "complex" ovarian cyst. MRI now scheduled. Having monthly unbearable pain. Ideas?

Possible post tubal/ ablation syndrome & US found a large left side "complex" ovarian cyst. MRI now scheduled. Having monthly unbearable pain. Ideas?

Gynecologist: It is important to see a gynecologist so that a treatment plan can be created. A large complex ovarian mass needs evaluation and surgical treatment may be warranted. There are many possible causes of ovarian masses. Most are benign but some are not therefor prompt evaluation is needed. An ovarian mass is not likely to be related to post tubal ablation syndrome ...Read more

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Right side pain Er dr says cyst does cyst cause a lot of pain?

Right side pain Er dr says cyst does cyst cause a lot of pain?

It can: You don't say where, but if the cyst is near to and pressing on a nerve, it certainly can cause pain or other neurological effects. It makes sense to follow up w/ your doctor to discuss mgmt of the cyst. Best! ...Read more

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Can a ganglion cyst cause a burning sensation?

Can a ganglion cyst cause a burning sensation?

Yes: Depending on which side of the wrist the ganglion cyst lives. The ganglion can apply pressure to the small nerves of the hand and this can cause a burning sensation or "causalgia". ...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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Ganglion Cyst (Definition)

A condition in which a benign growth, typically filled with a thick, clear fluid, arises on ...Read more