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Dr. Mark, Neurologist (MD)
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I have a large 10cm ganglion in the tendon sheath of my left

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I have a large 10cm ganglion in the tendon sheath of my left tricep
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes I have, currently I am on Norspan Patches, however even after anti inflamatory medications the pain is still excruciating. At times my arm is so painful that it extends to the tips of my fingers. I sometimes have pins and needles. My movement of the arm is also restricted
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: No I am not allergic to any medications. I take Aropax 20 @ 2 per morning, also Coversyl at a holding dose of 5mg once per day, Imobic tablets daily, 15mg Mirtazipine in the evening and also have Norspan slow release 15mg applied once a week.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Not really, I have had depression but this is under control
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

that is a big 10cm ganglion.

it sounds like it is bothering you

you should talk to a surgeon about having it removed surgically.

can you have surgery to have it removed?