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Ganglion cyst and its treatment by Homeopathy - eHomeoz

  • Team Ehomeoz
  • 18 Oct 2018
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A Ganglion is a small cystic swelling containing viscid fluid and connected either with a joint membrane or tendon sheath.

It is generally benign in nature  that is they are not cancerous and will not spread to the others area . It also known as Bible cysts, are more common in women, and 70% occur in people between the ages of 20-40. Rarely, ganglion cysts can occur in children younger than 10 years.

LOCATION  :-

It usually appears on or around joint and tendons in the hand or foot. It is most frequently located  around the wrist and or fingers. A ganglion cyst when grows on the top of the wrist ,called a dorsal ganglion and others are found on the underside of the wrist between the thumb and pulse point of the hand, at the end joint of a finger, or at the base of a finger.

CONTENTS:-

A Ganglion cyst containing thick, sticky, clear, colorless, jellylike muco polysaccharide rich fluid within fibrous tissue or, occasionally, muscle bone or a semilunar cartilage. Sometimes it is containing cell bodies of neurons which is located outside the central nervous system and forms an enlargement upon a nerve or upon two or more nerves at their point of junction or separation. Then it is called nerve ganglion.

SIZE:-

The sizes of ganglion cyst is depends upon the contents and amount of the cyst. It generally starts from pea shaped small sized and gradually increasing its sizes. Sometimes, gradually decreasing its sizes automatically with or without pain.

NUMBERS:-

Commonly single in number. Rarely multiple in numbers.

CAUSATION:-

The exact cause of ganglion cysts is not known. It is generally caused due to some kind of trauma to the joint but the cause may not be evident in all cases. The trauma causes the tissue of the joint to break down, forming ganglion cyst. Some diseases like rheumatoid arthritis also associated with this type of cyst. Occupational factors- Where workers overuses their certain joints like wrist and fingers , for instances typewriters.

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS:-
Onset is insidious.Gradually increasing its sizes. Cystic swelling gradually appearing on the affected part.Mild discomfort feeling during wrist movement due to swelling.   Pain may or may not be present.If pain is present , it is usually chronic in nature and worse by joint motion. On palpitation Soft or very firm swelling. Tense. Non-tender. Not movable. DIAGNOSIS:- A Simple physical examination is sufficient to diagnosis the ganglion cyst. Usually no investigations are required since it is clearly visualized on the affected part. X-Ray  of affected part can be done to exclude the others  possible causes.

MANAGEMENT:-
Reassurance to the patient. Immobilization of joint.

HOMOEOPATHIC TREATMENT OF GANGLION CYST :-
Homeopathy treats the Patient as a whole. Means that homeopathic treatment focuses on the patient as a whole, as well as his pathological condition. The homeopathic medicines are selected after a full individualising examination and case-analysis, which includes the medical history of the patient, physical and mental constitution miasmatic tendency etc. Here some medicines are given below  but this is not a complete and definite guide to the treatment of this condition.

RUTA GRAVEOLENS
CALCAREA FLUOR
ACTEA SPICATA
THUJA OCCIDENTALIS
CARBO VEG
. Etc.

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