A Ganglion Cyst is a benign cyst that commonly occurs in the front or back area of the wrist. It is a swelling on top of a joint or tendon. They can be painful and present as a large bump.
The cause of Ganglion Cysts is not known presently, but medical professionals speculate that it is the result of joint trauma.
Some of the symptoms you may experience if affected by a Ganglion Cyst are:
Depending on the severity of the injury, an HMA specialist may choose different methods to treat your Ganglion Cyst.
Some cysts do go away on their own. An HMA Specialist can help suggest treatments if they do not. Some treatments include draining the cyst.
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While we strive to keep your primary care physician informed of the care you receive, we are happy to see you without a referral.