How long does it take to recover from ganglion cyst surgery?

Not long. I usually splint the wrist for a few weeks after surgery, as some feel that short-term immobilization reduces the risk of cyst recurrence. Light activity, however, may be initiated immediately.

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Please tell me how long it takes for to heal from ganglion cyst removal surgery?

It depends on where. Soft tissue surgery usually heals in about 3 weeks. With ganglions the location can cause this to vary. It is possible for the incision to heal but have a delay in restoration of full function depending on the tendon involved. Read more...
Quick. Usually less than a week. Depends on one's activities. Would not try a series of pushups too soon after the surgery. Read more...

I had ganglion cyst wrist surgery 3 weeks ago, how much longer will I have pain when I move my wrist. I hurts when I take splint off and move it.

Most pain. Dissipates in a few weeks. Though the exact size, location of the cysts and other issues in the wrist such as arthritis, underlying ligament and capsular issues and even how and why the ganglion was removed can play a role. Talk to yiour surgeon regarding your scenario. Though rare, there are times when therapy is needed to get moving. And a splint while it helps may need to be weaned sooner. Read more...

How long before I may return to work after ganglion cyst surgery on my wrist?

Most return in few . Days to a few weeks. Though the exact size, location of the cysts and other issues in the wrist such as arthritis, underlying ligament and capsular issues and even how and why the ganglion was removed can play a role. Talk to your surgeon regarding you. Though rare, there are times when therapy is needed to get moving. And a splint while it helps may need to be weaned sooner. ...No one answer ! Read more...

How long will my ganglion cyst surgery be? And how long do I have to stay in the hospital afterwards?

Easy questin. The producer will take about 15-20 minutes, and you will the hospital in about hour after that. That the normal course. Read more...
Depends. It will depend on the experience of your surgeon. Most hand surgeons perform ganglion excision as an outpatient in less than 20 minutes. You would go home about 1 hour later. Read more...

After surgery to remove small ganglion cyst of tendon on back of big toe, how long will the pain persist and when would I be able to wear a dress shoe?

Good Recovery. Remember, you have to walk on - what was operated on... Allow the surgical wound to heal properly. Sutures usually are removed at two to three weeks after the procedure with gradual progression to regular shoes and normal activities. Review your post operative course with your surgeon. Happy feet ! -h-. Read more...