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Can a ganglionic cyst be caused by someone grabbing and squeezing your wrist pretty hard?

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In brief: No.

Repetitive motion causes ganglion cysts, like typing, using a hammer, or driving all day every day.
I even saw an anesthesiologist get one from incubating people all day. Treatment is aspiration or surgery.

In brief: No.

Repetitive motion causes ganglion cysts, like typing, using a hammer, or driving all day every day.
I even saw an anesthesiologist get one from incubating people all day. Treatment is aspiration or surgery.
Dr. Scott Welker
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Possibly

A ganglion cyst is usually caused by trauma to the joint capsule.
The capsule is a cushion between adjacent bones. Overuse or straining are typical traumas. Grabbing and squeezing depending on the magnitude of force are possible sources of trauma.

In brief: Possibly

A ganglion cyst is usually caused by trauma to the joint capsule.
The capsule is a cushion between adjacent bones. Overuse or straining are typical traumas. Grabbing and squeezing depending on the magnitude of force are possible sources of trauma.
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