A 17-year-old female asked:
What is the best way to manage the pain from a ganglion cyst? hist: htn pcos ganglion cyst-dx 9/16/13 zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) provera-only 10 days a month
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Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Ganglion: First your doctor may immobilize the joint and sometimes it can get smaller. Activity worsens it. Secondly your doctor may get the opinion of a hand surgeon if it is on your hand, this doctor may aspirate your thick material and either use an enzyme in it and/or steroids in the cyst. If all else fails or it is too painful from squeezing nerves they remove it surgically.
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Last updated Dec 21, 2013
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