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I have a ganglion cyst on my wrist! do you think it would a numbness in my fingers?
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Dr. Raymond Raven
Surgery - Hand Surgery
5 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
Ganglions are fluid filled cysts.
They can cause local pressure and mass effect. Occasionally, cysts can put pressure on a nearby nerve, causing symptoms of numbers, tingling, weakness and.Or pain.

In brief: Possibly
Ganglions are fluid filled cysts.
They can cause local pressure and mass effect. Occasionally, cysts can put pressure on a nearby nerve, causing symptoms of numbers, tingling, weakness and.Or pain.
Dr. Raymond Raven
Dr. Raymond Raven
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Depends on the location, ie dorsal or ventral surface of wrist.
If it is getting larger and adjacent to radial or ulnar nerve then one can get tingling or numbness in the distribution of that nerve. Surgery will correct the problem.

In brief: Depends
Depends on the location, ie dorsal or ventral surface of wrist.
If it is getting larger and adjacent to radial or ulnar nerve then one can get tingling or numbness in the distribution of that nerve. Surgery will correct the problem.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology
In brief: NO
'ganglion' is related to the tendon sheath ant not the nerves.

In brief: NO
'ganglion' is related to the tendon sheath ant not the nerves.
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