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Im pretty sure my cyst in my elbow ruptured because the cyst is gone and my elbow now has a shot glass worth of liquid in it. Leave it or drain it?Thx

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Dr. Malinda Linn
Family Medicine

In brief: Depends

Some providers will drain it while others will teach you how to wrap it in the hopes that it will reabsorb on its own, especially in order to reduce the risk of introducing infection.
Your physician can evaluate you further to help you determine the best course.

In brief: Depends

Some providers will drain it while others will teach you how to wrap it in the hopes that it will reabsorb on its own, especially in order to reduce the risk of introducing infection.
Your physician can evaluate you further to help you determine the best course.
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