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Reason for formation of ganglion cysts - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   ho
Doctor :   haw can i help you?
Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i am suffering with gandline problem in my left hand
Doctor :   i did not get you
Doctor :   do you mean ganglion
User :   in my lefthand there was a big swelling like a small ball
Doctor :   ok
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User :   25male
User :   softare engineer
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User :   all r telling that it will come if we lift over weight
Doctor :   if that i ganglion that you are talking about
Doctor :   then
User :   yes tell me
Doctor :   is a swelling that often appears on or around joints and tendons in the hand or foot.
Doctor :   size of the cyst can vary over time,
User :   yes
Doctor :   The exact cause of the formation of ganglion cysts is still unknown.
Doctor :   They are believed to be caused by overuse of a specific joint,
Doctor :   They are most often found around the wrist joint
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