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Q I have a ganglion cyst on my right wrist that is apparently pressing on a nerve and right over a tendon. It’s too painful to bash with the family bible. I'm due to see a hospital consultant with a view to its being either aspirated or removed.
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Re treatment for ganglion cysts (WDDTY vol 15 no 7), a patient came to me with a large cyst on her wrist, which she had had for seven years. I didn’t know if reflexology would help, but we tried it.
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