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What do you put on a ganglion cyst for treatment? Ice?
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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Nothing
Splinting the joint and the use of anti-inflamatories has the best chance of getting the ganglion to receed in size and posibly reduce any pain.

In brief: Nothing
Splinting the joint and the use of anti-inflamatories has the best chance of getting the ganglion to receed in size and posibly reduce any pain.
Dr. Mark Einbecker
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Dr. Robert Gluck
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: No ice
If in fact you have a ganglion cyst, this is a fluid filled sac communicating with the joint.
Ice helps with inflammatory issues for the most part. A ganglion cyst is not an inflammatory condition. Once the diagnosis is confirmed it can be left alone, aspirated, or excised. Best of luck.

In brief: No ice
If in fact you have a ganglion cyst, this is a fluid filled sac communicating with the joint.
Ice helps with inflammatory issues for the most part. A ganglion cyst is not an inflammatory condition. Once the diagnosis is confirmed it can be left alone, aspirated, or excised. Best of luck.
Dr. Robert Gluck
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Dr. David Tuckman
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Not much
Unfortunately there are no topical treatments for ganglions that I have found effective.
You can try an aspiration where a needle is inserted into the ganglion to remove the fluid. If it continues to cause symptoms you can consider a procedure to remove the ganglion.

In brief: Not much
Unfortunately there are no topical treatments for ganglions that I have found effective.
You can try an aspiration where a needle is inserted into the ganglion to remove the fluid. If it continues to cause symptoms you can consider a procedure to remove the ganglion.
Dr. David Tuckman
Dr. David Tuckman
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