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Ganglion Cysts - Ganglion Wrist

Ganglion cysts are the most common non-cancerous lumps that form in the hand. Though the appearance may be frightening, most of the time ganglion cysts/wrists are harmless.

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1. Which doctor do I need to consult?

You should consult an orthopaedic surgeon.

2. What is a Ganglion Cyst?

Ganglion Cysts are benign lumps that might grow in the hand or wrist. They are usually formed from nearby joints or tendon sheaths.

3. Is it necessary for a doctors evaluation for a small signs of lump?

It is better to take a doctors opinion for any condition, which is not normal.

4. What is the treatment for a Ganglion Cyst?

Treatment of ganglions generally varies from ignoring to conservative or surgical treatment of ganglions. They usually include removing fluid from the cyst with a needle, immobilizing the hand or wrist with a splint, or if necessary a surgery of the ganglions could be conducted.

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