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Ganglion Cyst On Toe
Ganglion cyst on toe, 1/4 inch wide. Doc wants to surgically remove. Draining didnt work. Cyst not bothering me or causing discomfort. Surgery needed?
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
I have a large ganglion cyst on large toe, previous surgery to toe, ceilectomy? was performed, now appears to have bunion also, what to do?
Have a small ganglion cyst on back of big toe at the base. If surgically removed what is recovery like & will cyst come back?
After removal of small ganglion cyst on back of big toe how long might it be before I am able to use a treadmill.
1-2 weeks: Depends if by 'back' you mean sole, which could take longer. Need time for the skin to heal and as long as there is no major joint or tendon involvement you should be ready to go. However, as with any procedure, it will heal when it heals, and it's important to follow your doctor's advice as to your progress and resumption of activity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed with ganglion cyst on bottom of big toe. After 1 week cyst is no longer painful & swelling gone down. Will pain come back?
Ganglion cyst: The cause of ganglion cysts is not known. One theory suggests that trauma causes the tissue of the joint to break down forming small cysts, which then join into a larger, more obvious mass. The most likely theory involves a flaw in the joint capsule or tendon covering (sheath) that allows the joint tissue to bulge out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After small ganglion cyst is surgically removed from bottom of big toe will my foot be completely normal as it was before the cyst appeared?
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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