Conditions & Treatments
Ganglion Cysts - Foot
Outpatient surgery is recommended if the ganglion cyst is painful, causes numbness or tingling, or interferes with walking. After the area is numbed, the cyst is surgically removed.
Recovery from surgery differs from person to person, depending on the size of the cyst and the extent of the surgery. Your physician will let you know what to expect. The majority of cysts do not return; however, in a few cases, cysts return following needle aspiration or surgical treatment.
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