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Ganglion Cyst Behind Knee
I had a ganglion cyst behind my knee about the size of a golf ball, removed by surgery due to nerve pain. It is already back. Now what do I do?
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
What to do if I have ganglion cyst in the knee what type of exercise can I do to lose 10 pounds and not hurt my knee!!?
What do you suggest if I have ganglion cyst in the knee what type of exercise can I do to lose 10 pounds and not hurt my knee!?
Depends: Ganglion cysts (also known as Baker's Cysts) are synovial cysts of the knee joint. In most cases they are treated conservatively. In cases where they are very large they can be drained but often recur. Very large cysts are best excised in very rare circumstances ...Read more
What do you suggest if my sister has got ganglion cyst on her knee joint. how can this be treated?
Only if painful: Ganglion cysts are fluid filled structures usually associated with a joint. The wrist is most commonly involved but any joint can be affected. If not bothersome, no treatment may be needed. Causes of knee cyst include inflammation, meniscal injuries, bursitis and tendinitis, or ligament injury. Large cysts behind the knee can affect circulation. If bothersome get it checked out. ...Read more
I have a huge ganglion cyst on the top, right side of my right knee. After four or five aspirations. We finally decided on surgery. Well, I have had it aspirated twice since then (surgery was done in april 2012). The last aspiration removed 50cc of fl
Dr. diagnosis ganglion cyst. It is 4" diam, and 4 inches BELOW knee on tibia. No pain. Correct dx? Ok to run? workout? Thought these were on joints and small
I have a cyst in my left knee close to the medial meniscus. There is no meniscus tear (confirmed via MRI & arthroscopy). Could it be a ganglion cyst?
Commonly associated with trauma or arthritis the joint capsule becomes stretched. As the body produces additional synovial fluid to lubricate the joint the loosened joint capsule stretches and fills with fluid...The gnaglion. As the body produces more or less the size of the ganglion will fluctuate. Best ...Read more
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