Ganglion Cyst?

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Re: Ganglion Cyst?

Post by BitGid » Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:28 am

I went to the doctor with persistent wrist pain about 8 weeks ago. They took X-rays only to confirm no fracture. The doctor immediately said tendinitis although I do not overuse my left wrist. I was in occupational therapy for about 6 weeks with absolutely no relief. I am now scheduled next week for an MRI because he suspects a ganglion cyst. A ganglion cyst and a cyst are the same thing. My mother had a cyst in her wrist and had it surgically removed but unfortunately it grew back. Wondering if this is what I also have. Your doctor probably just guessed at the diagnosis of tendinitis because that's easiest to treat with therapy.

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Re: Ganglion Cyst?

Post by Zimmy » Sat Feb 24, 2018 2:20 pm

What’s the difference between these cysts and lipomas?
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