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I have a ganglion cyst on my wrist! it burst but might be coming back, do you think it would?

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In brief: Yes

If it is in fact a ganglion cyst, which arises from a joint, most often the wrist, it may rupture or be drained, but they usually eventually return.
The most effective way to permanently get rid of it is with a minor surgical procedure to excise it down at its origin near the joint space.

In brief: Yes

If it is in fact a ganglion cyst, which arises from a joint, most often the wrist, it may rupture or be drained, but they usually eventually return.
The most effective way to permanently get rid of it is with a minor surgical procedure to excise it down at its origin near the joint space.
Dr. Daniel Reichenbach
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: It may

Time will tell.

In brief: It may

Time will tell.
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Yes

It is not unusual for a ruptured ganglion to return.
If it continues to bother you it is time to see your doc.

In brief: Yes

It is not unusual for a ruptured ganglion to return.
If it continues to bother you it is time to see your doc.
Dr. Mark Einbecker
Dr. Mark Einbecker
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