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A 26-year-old female asked:

1 dr said bone spur & 2nd dr says that i have a ganglion cyst in my hand. any tests to tell me what it is? tired of pain, weakness and tingling.

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Cyst vs. spur: Have you had an x-ray? Further testing & exam is needed. If a cyst it can be drained or removed. Bone spur can also be treated. Consider seeing a hand specialist. Your family doc can refer you. Peace and good health.
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Ganglion: Ganglion is a collection of jelly like fluid where can confirmed by ultrasound. Bony spurs can be differentiated from ganglion by an X ray. If cyst is causing pressure on nerve that can cause pain, tingling and weakness, please see a orthopaedic surgeon.

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