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How to get rid of ganglion cysts on head?

How to get rid of ganglion cysts on head?

Im guessing you : Mean sebaceous cysts in the scalp, hair area . See a general or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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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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Ganglion cyst are often occuring, do they grow back even after you get rid of them?

Ganglion cyst are often occuring, do they grow back even after you get rid of them?

Variable: Pain, decreased motion or use of hand, insightly bulge. All are good indications. Depends on what you can tolerate. The recurrence rate is about 15% in most series. ...Read more

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Is there a non-surgical way to get rid of my ganglion cyst?

Is there a non-surgical way to get rid of my ganglion cyst?

Non-op tx: Historically, ganglion cysts were called "bible cysts", as the good book was used to impact the cyst externally and result in a closed rupture- associated with high recurrence rates. At present, more gentle non-op options include aspiration of the cyst. Recurrence rates for aspiration are higher than open surgical excision (and open excision has higher rates than arthroscopic assisted excision). ...Read more

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Is it possible that acupuncture can help get rid of a ganglion cyst?

Is it possible that acupuncture can help get rid of a ganglion cyst?

Acupuncture: I saw a ganglion cyst dissipate even though I was not using acupuncture needles in the area in or around the cyst. However, I imagine that it would likely become refilled with fluid. ...Read more

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Can i pop my ganglion cyst on my wrist with a thumbtack and push out the gel substance I've tried hitting it with a book and it wont work and I've had it for like 6 months now and i want to get rid of it

Can i pop my ganglion cyst on my wrist with a thumbtack and push out the gel substance I've tried hitting it with a book and it wont work and I've had it for like 6 months now and i want to get rid of it

This : This is definitely not a good idea, you could cause further injury. You can see a dermatologist or your primary care provider for treatment. A common procedure is placing a needle into the cyst drawing the liquid out, and then injecting a steroid, and then splinting the wrist to keep it from moving. This fairly successful treatment and is a good option for you since you have had the cyst for 6 months. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a ganglion cyst on top of my my right wrist, had it removed 2x and i can't seem to get rid of it. Would it safe to get a tattoo to cover it?

I would not recommen: A tattoo over a ganglion. Ganglions come from the joint or tendon sheath below and contamination or infection can track back to the joint or tendon causing more problems. ...Read more

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Ganglion cyst first knuckle middle finger What causes it?What can I do to get rid of it?Would having long time acrylic nails have anything to do w/it?

No: there are few reasons, but never seen nails to be the cause, ( unless you used acrylic nail on middle finger only). Most cyst will resolve after few weeks. Wait and see, don't mess with it. It keeps getting bigger and does not go away surgeons can help. ...Read more

Ganglion (Definition)

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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Ganglion Cyst (Definition)

Ganglion cysts are fluid collections that can form in the tendons of ...Read more