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Arthritis Cysts On Fingers
A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
Should be okay: Be gentle and, obviously, if it feels uncomfortable - stop. Do other fun, pleasant things that don't hurt. You'll heal in a short time, so be patient. Best wishes! ...Read more
I have a ganglion cyst on my finger. Is there anyone who has had this problem and had it corrected. How ?
Cyst on the finger: The cysrs are benign growths and depending on the location, these can be left alone or excised.If the cyst is not causing any discomfort , you can leave it alone, if it grows bigger or becomes symptomatic, it can be removed.Discuss it with your pediatrician who can give you the best advice by examining the finger anf feeling the cyst. ...Read more
Is it possible to get an anti-inflammatory injection in my low back for the pain and arthritis and cysts I have there?
I have a small ganglionic cyst on both of my 4th fingers. I have read Red Desert Clay helps with eliminating these cysts. Is that true?
Seeing is believing.: It certainly sounds like this treatment has appeared to help some people with ganglions. The evidence seems to be a little anecdotal, which may not be based on real empirical evidence. But, what the heck, give it a try. If it doesn't work, well, you can always have it excised. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi i have been diagnosed with rsi and have a ganglion cyst on my finger which is being removed but have now found 3 more should I be worried? Thanks
Not a danger: The RSI may be related to the ganglion. If your evaluation is otherwise OK would not be concerned. ...Read more
Should i be worried about blood cysts? I keep noticing what i think would be best described as small blood cysts (blood filled pockets of skin) that generally pop easily (usually just by a little pressure from my finger, though they've been getting more d
I : I think it would be worth visiting your doctor to discuss this. One condition that can cause little "blood cysts" is thrombocytopenic pupura, which is caused by an abnormally low platelet count. If that's what's going on, then it would be important to know because it would put you at risk for major hemorrhages and because it could reflect other health problems. ...Read more
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more