Hygroma is a small but rather dense tumor, reaching a diameter of 1 - 5 cm. It, as a rule, does not occur in a prominent part of the body and rarely brings pain. Inside the tumor is serous fluid, as well as blood with cholesterol crystals, which sometimes causes hygroma to become inflamed. This formation involves treatment, which depends on the size of the tumor and pain.
Hygroma brush: symptoms
Many people, finding a brush hygroma, complain about the following symptoms:
- A small cystic formation in the area of the joints of the hand, rather dense to the touch;
- Smooth surface hygromas;
- Elastic and soft texture;
- Thickening and roughness of the skin surface over the tumor;
- Squeezing the hygroma causes discomfort;
- With a large tumor size, the movement of the fluid is palpable;
- Mild pain during exercise;
- Difficulty working the joints.
It seems to some people that the hygroma appears and then disappears again - this is a delusion caused by the peculiarity of the structure of the periarticular bag. The fluid from the tumor can roll over from time to time, creating the feeling of no tumor. After a while she returns to her seat.
Causes of tumor
There is no exact reason why a tumor is formed, but several predisposing factors are distinguished:
- Injuries to tendons and joints;
- Excessive strain on the tendon;
- Inflammation in the ligaments;
- Incorrect placement of joints;
- Constant strain on the tendons.
Traditional treatment of hygroma brush
Diagnostics and treatment of hygromas are performed by surgeons. There are several operational methods of treatment. The most efficient and safe is the complete brush hygroma removal, which can be done in several ways:
Crushing hygromas. This is quite a painful method in which a rupture of the tumor lining occurs. This method can cause recurrence in the form of purulent inflammation.
Puncturing of the hygromas with suctioning the contents of the tumor and the oral administration of various resorbable preparations
Clipping the ganglion. The operation is performed under local anesthesia and does not give complications.
Laser removal. Using a laser, the tumor is heated to its destruction.
Therapy folk remedies
Tincture of ficus. Finely chop 6 leaves of ficus and fill them with 0.5 l of purified kerosene. Put the tool in a dark place for 10 days. Strain the tincture and make compresses. Moisten a gauze napkin in sunflower oil and put in place hygroma. Dip a linen napkin in a tincture of ficus and put on a gauze. Duration of the procedure: from 20 to 30 minutes. Compresses are recommended to be done 3-4 times a day until the hygroma disappears.
Cabbage leaf. Take a fresh cabbage leaf, wash it under running water and dry thoroughly. Grease the sheet with honey and apply it to the hygrome for 2 hours. It is advisable to wrap the cabbage leaf with a woolen scarf to warm the compress. You can repeat the procedure up to 5 times a day, each time use a new cabbage leaf.
Grass wormwood. Take a few leaves of wormwood, finely chop them and crush to a mushy state. Place the resulting mass in a napkin or bandage and apply to the tumor. Wrap cling film and a woolen shawl. Keep the compress for about 2 hours. Repeat the procedure 3-4 times a day for 2 weeks.
Copper coin. People whose hygroma has reached a small size will be treated with a copper coin for a tumor. Clean the coin with soda and dip in vinegar for 15 minutes. After thoroughly dry and tightly fix to the hygroma. Wear a bandage for at least a month without removing.
Decoction lilac. Pour ½s. Lilac flowers 0.5 liters of boiling water. Put the mixture on the fire and boil for about 5-7 minutes. Remove the broth from the heat and let it brew for 30 minutes, then strain. Dampen gauze in warm broth and attach to the site of the tumor. Top wrap compress with cling film and warm with a woolen shawl. The duration of exposure is 3 hours. The procedure is recommended to be carried out 2 to 3 times a day for 2 weeks.
Red clay Dissolve 2 tsp. ½s sea salt warm water. In the resulting solution, add 1 tbsp. red clay. The mass should be quite thick and wet. Attach the clay to the hygroma and wrap a bandage. As the clay dries, change the dressing or wet the bandage outside. If possible, keep the compress day, making a break for 2 hours. The duration of treatment is 10 days.
Juice celandine. Crush 200 g of leaves of celandine and squeeze the juice. Soak juice with gauze and apply a compress to the tumor. Wrap the cloth with cling film and woolen cloth. The procedure is recommended, pre-raspariv place hygroma.
Chestnuts Crush 8 chestnuts in a blender or scroll through a meat grinder. Put the resulting mass on a gauze cloth and attach to the tumor. Keep the compress for 2 hours, then lubricate the hygroma with iodine. The procedure is carried out until the hygroma disappears.
Hygroma brush can occur in any person. It is a jelly-like bump protruding on the back of the hand. As a rule, this tumor does not bother and does not cause pain. Despite this, hygroma requires treatment: conservative, operative or popular. The effectiveness of the latter is not reliably known, therefore, in the first manifestations of the disease, contact a surgeon for qualified treatment.