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my toe...

Postby ultraslacker » Mon Mar 23, 2015 9:08 am

I googled this and it may be a ganglion cyst.

I have a pea-sized lump in the fleshy part of my big toe.

Just noticed it yesterday.

It doesn't hurt unless I press on it.

Has anyone had this? Should I get it checked or see if it goes away on its own? If it is a ganglion cyst it's harmless, right?
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Postby runJrun » Tue Mar 24, 2015 7:48 pm

I had a ganglion cyst on my elbow a few years ago. When I went to the dr she ended up draining it - not a comfy procedure but it never came back. Maybe an option?
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Postby Mark.AU » Tue Mar 24, 2015 8:23 pm

Don't press it? :wink:
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Postby marymac442 » Wed Mar 25, 2015 1:05 am

I had a ganglion cyst on my hand. My doctor prescribed two options: use the old standard of slamming it in the family bible ... or leave it alone and see if it goes away. I chose option B and it just went away on its own.
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Postby RA. » Wed Mar 25, 2015 6:23 am

I had one on my foot. It eventually went away.
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Postby Jo-Jo » Wed Mar 25, 2015 6:51 am

RA. wrote:I had one on my foot. It eventually went away.


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Postby purdy65 » Wed Mar 25, 2015 9:43 am

I have one on my wrist that I had drained at one time. It came back! Still there for 30 years. Doesn't hurt a bit though, so I just leave it.

One on the toe might be a bit more uncomfortable though.
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Re: my toe...

Postby ultraslacker » Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:13 am

I don't notice it just walking around so maybe I will just leave it and see what happens.
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