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Ganglion Cyst On Knee Cap
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!!?
Have you asked: Your physician about restrictions? Ask your doctor if swimming or walking is alright.
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!?
Try low impact: Exercises such as swimming. Consult ortho surgeon also to see how much impact your knee could take.
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
Surg: If it causes enough trouble then surgical excision would be indicated.See 1 more doctor answer
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.
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
Possible: There cases of subperiosta (basically along the bone)l ganglionic cysts of the tibia. This is quite large and you may want to consider a second opinion from an orthopedic surgeon. Have you had any imaging of the lesion?
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?
Bakery's cyst: You are describing a bakers cyst which is similar to a ganglion, but not of the wrist. All ganglion have a certain rate of recurrence. If it is bothersome go back to your original surgeon and discuss options.See 1 more doctor answer
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?
I have a cyst behind my knee cap that keeps causing my knee to pop in and out when I crouch down or kneel. Was told there wasn't much I can do for it?
I have a small moveable lump on my knee cap.... It doesn't seem to be getting any bigger but I was curious what it is? I workout every day so maybe its a cyst? Also I don't feel any pain from it
What would cause a cyst to form under my knee cap? Is there any help for nerve pain one year after total knee replacement?
Arthritis: A cyst under the patella (kneecap) will often develop as a result of articular cartilage degeneration which can occur with arthritis or other conditions that lead to damage of the cartilage. These can be found in any joint. The cyst is a fluid filled cavity that will often connect with the joint at the area of cartilage damage. If the cyst has occurred after tka it is likely something else.
Mri comes back with grade II to III chondromalacia patella, knee joint effusion with ganglion, longitudinal partial tear. Mcland lcl strain.?
Conservative Rx: Depends upon your primary complaint and whether there was a mechanism of injury. Chondromalacia (i.e.Cartilage wear=arthritis) is common and can cause swelling and pain. Collateral ligament strains/partial tears (mcl+lcl) should be managed well conservatively. Recommend seeing a pt for motion, strengthening, edema control. Am a fan of a stationary bike as well (nonimpact knee motion+strengthening).See 1 more doctor answer
Depends: A lot depends on the location of the ganglion. If on the foot/ankle wear shoes and socks. If on the wrist then long sleeves but this will only work if sleeves are longish and may be uncomfortable.See 1 more doctor answer
Pain, may resolve: You may have some mild pain, and the cyst may simply resolve. For example, ganglionic cysts in the wrist for example, used to be called bible cysts, as people would use a large book, like a bible to "hit them and rupture them." this of course is not recommended to do nowadays. Best wishes.See 2 more doctor answers
Ganglion cyst: Evaluation, xray, injection, drainage are part of a workup. Many cysts do not hurt so an xray of the joint may give information about this. Old fracture, arthritis, inflammation, an old ligament injury, rheumatoid arthritis, DJD with ganglions see a hand surgeon. http://www. Assh. Org/public/handconditions/pages/ganglioncysts. Aspx https://twitter. Com/drwint.
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