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Hi, how do I know If my ganglion cyst has ruptured? It's usually the size of a large grape but has swollen all the way up my hand and around my wrist.

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Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Smaller and diffuse

A ganglion cyst is usually pretty tough but can rupture.
When it does it is immediately smaller with more diffuse swelling. It usually aches like a broad bruise over the area

In brief: Smaller and diffuse

A ganglion cyst is usually pretty tough but can rupture.
When it does it is immediately smaller with more diffuse swelling. It usually aches like a broad bruise over the area
Thank
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine

In brief: Explanation

Ruptured ganglion cyst disappears.
If you can see and feel like grape lt means that cysts not ruptured.

In brief: Explanation

Ruptured ganglion cyst disappears.
If you can see and feel like grape lt means that cysts not ruptured.
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