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can i run with a baker s cyst

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Running is very traumatic to the knee and the presence of a baker's cyst suggest arthritis or other issues with the knee. Switch to cycling, swimming ... Read More

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Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: A baker's cyst is an extension of your knee joint. The fluid from your knee becomes trapped within the cyst behind your knee whenever the knee is irri ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Purchase
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: I suggest that you use your pain and symptoms as a guide. If the cyst is decreasing in size and your symptoms (eg pain) have resolved, then it is time ... Read More
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Dr. John Ayres
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Go running: Half the time the a baker's cyst is associated with a torn meniscus (cartilage) in the knee that will need attention, but the other half of the time i ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Baker's Cyst: A Baker's cyst is a fluid-filled cyst that causes a bulge and a feeling of tightness behind your knee. A Baker's cyst can often rupture (burst), resu ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
37 years experience Family Medicine
The wall there: The cyst is a wall filled with fluid, depending on the size that is broke in the wall and leaked. It can fill again.
A member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
58 years experience Cardiology
See below: It is a benign swelling of the popliteal bursa located behind the knee!
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
44 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Pain: Baker's cyst is a cyst of the joint space that occurrs behind the knee. If too painful or restricts morion can be removed with surgery.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mass behind the knee: A baker's cyst forms in the area on the back of the knee joint. They are usually noticed as a smooth mass in that area. They are sometimes very pain ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee cyst: It is a fluid filled sack in the crease behind your knee. The cyst can be associated with a torn meniscus cartilage inside the knee, which allows the ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Baker cyst: Baker cyst in adult usually devolved sequence to joint problems? When you address the joint conditions the cyst most of the time disappear.Some surge ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Can be diagnosed by feel, or can see on MRI or ultrasound.
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