13 years ago I was diagnosed with osteoarthritis in my hands at the age of 49. In the last 2 years multiple cysts have appeared on my joints, which are sometimes painful and limit the use of 1 joint.
Can anything be done? My doctor really didn’t have much to say and wasn’t interested in seeing me in person. So I privately went to see a rheumatologist, who said they were ganglion cysts, could suggest nothing more than pain killers and said it was normal.
I think have 3 or 4 cysts on my right thumb joint, 2 on the other thumb, 3 or 4 on my right little finger 2nd joint, 1 on the same joint of the other 3 right hand fingers. I also have 1 at the base on my left little finger. So 14 in total and they are increasing in size and number. This really doesn’t seem normal to me, hence my question.