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I have a radial volar ganglion cyst and im considering surgery. I play percussion and its my life! If I get it removed will it be costly to my playing?!

It should not be. This is a routine surgery with minimal risks if done by someone who performs the surgery a lot. Read more...
No, but learn more. As you are 16, you should share this with your parents. Here are some facts about ganglions: 1. The average person has more than 1, they're just to small to see and their growth is unpredictable. 2. We don't know their cause. 3. In large studies the results are the same with surgery, puncturing them or just watching them. That is about 50% of then return after surgery or puncture and 50% go away. Read more...
Treatment. Volar radial wrist ganglions should not be aspirated secondary to the potential for radial artery injury. With surgery and proper post operative care recurrence is 4-5 %, without proper post op care recurrence has been reported to be closer to 18%. Aspiration is only appropriate for dorsal wrist ganglions and success rate is poor maybe 20 - 30% at best. Surgery should not effect your playing. Read more...

Hi I had a ganglion cyst removed from the side of my foot. The surgery was just over 2 weeks ago. Stitches were removed 2 days ago. I'm still in pain w?

Consult with . Your surgeon....Ice the area until you see him without getting the wound wet. Read more...
Post operative-itis. Because of the tedious dissection involved in cyst removal, involved nerves can become irritated and remain that way after surgery. This condition usually resolves by itself, or can be treated at the appropriate time as determined by the surgeon. Read more...

2-in ganglion cyst removed, inner left wrist 11/29 wrapped around tendon. Still red sore bruising down the middle, worried? 2nd surgery, 3 more cysts

More surgery. Some times these ganglion cyst are not seperate from the synovial membrane of the wrist joint. I alwaya recommend and closure of the synovial memrane when i see the communication, injection of cortisone isome times helpn that area. Read more...

Ganglion cyst surgery 2/2015. Still have quite a bit of pain in base of thumb (site surgery) it's been 5 months. Why still pain?

Hand surgeon. This question is best answered by your surgeon who performed the procedure during which superficial nerves were probably disturbed and are very slow to grow back. I'm sure the surgeon will want to examine your hand if you're having so much discomfort 5 months later. Read more...