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Should I get surgery or a second aspiration for my ganglion cyst?

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Dr. Raymond Raven
Surgery - Hand Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: If it bothers you

The only indication (reason) to be treated for a ganglion with surgery or aspiration is if it bothers you.

In brief: If it bothers you

The only indication (reason) to be treated for a ganglion with surgery or aspiration is if it bothers you.
Dr. Raymond Raven
Dr. Raymond Raven
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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends...

The cyst has 90% chance of recurrence.
In your case, this has occurred. Chances are very good that it will reoccur again if same steps are repeated. Thus, if it is symptomatic enough to do something about, have it surgically removed.

In brief: Depends...

The cyst has 90% chance of recurrence.
In your case, this has occurred. Chances are very good that it will reoccur again if same steps are repeated. Thus, if it is symptomatic enough to do something about, have it surgically removed.
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: I advice surgery

The best option after that to have surgery. Thanks.

In brief: I advice surgery

The best option after that to have surgery. Thanks.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Depends

Depends how painful the procedure is.
Sometimes the ganglion cyst will not recurr after aspiration. May be worth it to try it once or twice.

In brief: Depends

Depends how painful the procedure is.
Sometimes the ganglion cyst will not recurr after aspiration. May be worth it to try it once or twice.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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