I have been diagnosed with an arachnoid cyst since 2008.
You could try the shots.
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I have noted your clinical details. Based on this, you should try cortisone shots, as that would help you overcome pain. They are reasonably safe and we do not expect serious side effects.
Arachnoid cyst is an incidental finding in many people and it is not of any clinical consequence in most people (it can be left alone).
If migraines are still frequent, you could benefit from migraine-preventive medicines such as topiramate or divalproex.
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Yes, it could be due to infection.
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Yes, the cyst-like swelling in eye could be due to infection. Even though it is on the same side as right frontal lobe arachnoid cyst, the two are not related.
Dr Sudhir XXXXXXX MD DM (Neurology)