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Should I get my ganglion cyst surgically removed or drop a book on it?
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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Surgery - Hand Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not either
If it doesn't bother you then just observe it for now.
Surgery is recommend if it bothers you and conservative treatment fails including aspiration by a qualified person.

In brief: Not either
If it doesn't bother you then just observe it for now.
Surgery is recommend if it bothers you and conservative treatment fails including aspiration by a qualified person.
Dr. Mark Einbecker
Dr. Mark Einbecker
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In brief: Not the book
Seek the help of a surgeon , before getting injured by the book.

In brief: Not the book
Seek the help of a surgeon , before getting injured by the book.
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Nolan Segal
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Neither
They are not harmful generally.
If it causing pain an attempt at aspiration can be done. You can cause additional injury with the book technique. If it remains problematic, then surgical excision

In brief: Neither
They are not harmful generally.
If it causing pain an attempt at aspiration can be done. You can cause additional injury with the book technique. If it remains problematic, then surgical excision
Dr. Nolan Segal
Dr. Nolan Segal
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