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Posted by Larry
on May 06, 2000 at 11:15:22:
In Reply to: Ganglion cyst posted by Lucy on May 04, 2000 at 14:44:43:
: Has anyone had surgery for a ganglion cyst on the wrist (the palm side)? My doctor drained it about two weeks ago, but it came right back. I then went to an orthopedist, but his opinion is that this type of surgery is basically "just trading the cyst for a scar" and the same types of symptoms will continue. I am currently having pain in my wrist. My thumb is also affected and is alternately going numb and having prickly pains. The orthopedist said the cyst was pressing against the palmar median nerve. I don't want to really have surgery, but I'm concerned about any possible nerve damage. Any suggestions? Thanks.
I hear mowing lawns is a good remedy.
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