Hello. I'm a medical student. My dad, 57 years old, was having knee pain n had an MRI done. The report said zers a ganglion cyst near the popliteal vessels. One doctor said the cyst is pressing against his nerve n artery. My dad has gettng pain radiating down the back of his leg and burning sensation in his sole of foot. According to his MRI report, there is also Can u please give me your opinion on the management and treatment?
I can suggest what my doctor prescribes for me and that is a Ibuprofen (800 mg x 3 a day), you may want to check with the doc to see if your dad can take Ibuprofen. I have had cysts for a long time, and there is still debate if cyst causes pain, I am here to say yes they do. Not only do cyst cause pain but at times debilitating pain.
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