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Is it okay for your hand to be numb after ganglion cyst surgery?

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Dr. David Yan
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Depends for how long

Depending on the location of your ganglion cyst, it's possible that some sensory nerve branches may have been stretched, causing a temporary numbness.
It is not a common occurrence, but it could happen. It should be temporary. You should discuss this issue with your surgeon.

In brief: Depends for how long

Depending on the location of your ganglion cyst, it's possible that some sensory nerve branches may have been stretched, causing a temporary numbness.
It is not a common occurrence, but it could happen. It should be temporary. You should discuss this issue with your surgeon.
Dr. David Yan
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Yes

It is okay as long as it is temporary.
Oftentimes pressure is placed on a nerve to retract it away from thevcystvduring dissection. This pressure can result in numbness that often resolves within 2-3 months. If numbness lasts longer ask your surgeon.

In brief: Yes

It is okay as long as it is temporary.
Oftentimes pressure is placed on a nerve to retract it away from thevcystvduring dissection. This pressure can result in numbness that often resolves within 2-3 months. If numbness lasts longer ask your surgeon.
Dr. Troy Reyna
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