Tarlov Cyst Symptoms

Do you have any symptoms of Tarlov Cyst? Do you even know what they are? Learn more about each symptom of this condition below and what to do if you think you may have Tarlov Cyst.


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Symptoms of Tarlov Cyst

Most Tarlov cysts do not cause symptoms.

If you have any of these symptoms, do not assume it is due to Tarlov cysts. These symptoms may be caused by other conditions. Tell your doctor if you have any of these:

  • Nerve pain
  • Pain in the lower back, buttocks, legs and feet, vagina, rectum, or abdomen
  • Pain when coughing or sneezing
  • Weakness, cramping, or numbness in the buttocks, legs, and feet
  • Swelling, soreness, or tenderness around the lower end of the spine (sacral area)
  • Abnormal sensations in the legs and feet
  • Sciatica symptoms, such as pain when sitting or standing
  • Headaches
  • The feeling of â??sitting on a hard surfaceâ?
  • Pulling and burning feeling in the tailbone

In severe cases, the cyst may result in:

  • Bladder or bowel problems
  • Sexual dysfunction


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