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Doctor insights on: Cysts On Joints Of Fingers

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How is the best way to get rid of a cyst on the last joint of my finger?

How is the best way to get rid of a cyst on the last joint of my finger?

Ganglia: Often these are ganglion cysts. Orthopedic surgeon is often the best person to treat these. Aspiration / needling and injection can be tried, but they don't often work. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

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


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What causes ganglion cysts to develop on the inside of 1st joint of the middle finger?

What causes ganglion cysts to develop on the inside of 1st joint of the middle finger?

A2 pulley: Ganglions can develop at the edge of the a1 or a2 pulley of the flexor tendons. Ganglions are synovial cysts arising from a tear or opening in the tendon sheath. Synovial tissue causes cyst to form and emerge from the tear that results from over use or trauma. ...Read more

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Finger joint is still swollen 10 weeks after mucous cyst removal?

Finger joint is still swollen 10 weeks after mucous cyst removal?

Call the surgeon: With that being the case, you should speak with the doctor who performed the surgery. ...Read more

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What are the knobs on my finger joints?

Could be a few thing: 40 yrs is a bit young for oa... But here's a start: http://www.Cedars-sinai.Edu/patients/health-conditions/osteoarthritis.Aspx. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more