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Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Likely unrelated: Arachnoid cysts are often asymptomatic. When they cause trouble, it is by pressing on adjacent brain tissue. If your cyst is in the back of the brain ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Arachnoid cysts: These are congenital abnormalities often discovered incidentally and nothing need be done unless creating symptoms in which case discuss with a neuros ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
26 years experience Palliative Care
Depends: You should have him seen by a neurosurgeon. He may need a surgical procedure. There are a few surgeries possible. It depends on the size and exact loc ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Spinal fluid balloon: Arachnoid is a membrane in the nervous system which is in contact with spinal fluid. Sometimes the fluid is entrapped in folds of the arachnoid causin ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Indravadan Gatiwala
41 years experience Neurology
Arachnoid cyst: The mechanism of temporal Arachnoid cyst filling, is by either a selective or active transport mechanism or a secretion from the cyst-lining cells.T ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Arachnoid cyst: Arachnoid cyst = collection of fluid within the arachnoid membrane - which covers the brain or spinal cord.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Usually asymptomatic: Arachnoid cysts are usually asymptomatic and are found incidentally on imaging studies. However, if they are very large and are showing displacement o ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Usually asymptomatic: If and when there are any symptoms, they depend on location and size of the cyst in brain
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clemens Schirmer
18 years experience Interventional Radiology
See a surgeon: It depends on the size, location and your symptoms - I would recommend seeing a neurosurgeon to discuss the expectations of surgery vs doing no surger ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Kilgo
Specializes in Neurology
More details please: The location and size of the cyst impact the treatment decisions. Is this a primary or secondary cyst> how old is your granddaughter and is she having ... Read More
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