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what kind of doctor to see for a ganglion cyst

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Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Usually ortho: Most often an orthopedic surgeon will take care of these.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Hand Surgeon: A hand surgeon is best trained to drain or remove a ganglion cyst of the hand or wrist.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Joe
Dr. Keith Joe answered
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopaedic: You can see a general orthopaedic surgeon or a hand surgeon for this.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Hoffman
13 years experience Dentistry
Depends: It may disappear on it's own, it is also possible it will not. If you want it to be "removed" it is, most often, a simple procedure. A needle aspira ... Read More
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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Rfe by your doctor: Who ever your doctor recommends , and who is trained to do the procedure like from from gen surgeon , orhtho surgeon , hand surgeon , and plastic su ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Hand Doctor: A hand surgeon is an expert in all problems of the hand and wrist. It can probably be drained.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience Pediatrics
Podiatrist: Podiatrist.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Best to see: A surgeon who treats anal disease, like a colorectal specialist. He will examine you to determine the cause of the bleeding.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
13 years experience Gynecology
Yep: If they're a good ultrasonographer, they should be able to tell you.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Gyn: A gynecologist.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
ENT physician: Salivary gland problems are usually addressed by ear, nose, throat physician or otolaryngologist. Imaging may be obtained according to clinical symprt ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Ovarian cyst: It typically gives a good information about the nature of cyst.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Primary Care Doctor: There are many, many different causes of leg swelling--the best place to begin would be with your primary care physician. They will help identify the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Derm or plastic: Surgeon. Price point through insurance , as long as they participate, is the same.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Multiple physicians: A general surgeon, dermatologist, plastic surgeon or ENT for the head and neck area, any of the surgical sub specialties can help.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay D Helman
47 years experience Podiatry
Orthopedist: For most joint and bone injuries you see an orthopedist.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Harris
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Primary care is OK: You may end up at a dermatologist or plastic surgeon if your primary care doctor agrees that it is suspicious, but sometimes it can take some time to ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Laccheo
14 years experience Rheumatology
PCP: You should start with your primary care doctor. They will be able to diagnose and treat most causes of thumb swelling. If not, they'll be able to send ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
43 years experience Pediatrics
ENT Specialist: All sinus cysts do not need to be removed,see an ENT doctor for an opinion.
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A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Specialist: Either musculoskeletal oncologist or a dermatologist with oncology training.....
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Dermatologist : The expert in skin care is the dermatologist.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Bronstein
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Ortho and neuro: Typically a hand surgeon and they typically will send for nerve studies (ncv/emg) by s neurologist or physiatrist.
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