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treatment for ruptured baker s cyst

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Bakers cyst: Treat the meniscal tear.
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Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
52 years experience Rheumatology
Baker's cyst : Aspiration if the cyst is large and symptomatic. Small cysts with no symptoms may clear on its own.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
29 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Identify cause first: A baker's cyst is a cyst on the back the knee, usually filled with fluid from the knee joint itself. The presence of a bakers cyst is typically an ind ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Baker's cyst: Use cold packs to reduce swelling use Ibuprofen for pain relief and compression bandages. The cyst should disappear over time. Occasionally surgery i ... Read More
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Dr. Marc Schneider
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fluid collection: A baker's or "popliteal" cyst is a fluid collection in the back of the knee.It is usually secondary to arthritis and/or a meniscus tear within the kne ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Isobe
54 years experience Phlebology
Bleeding in tissue: Trauma to any site in a patient on anticoagulation will result in bleeding into the tissue resulting in large bruise. Baker's cyst is in the back of ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
53 years experience Urology
Not normally: When a Baker's cyst(it is not really a "true"cyst)ruptures,the fluid leaks down into the calf causing pain & swelling then gradually gets reabsorb ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Slowed: There are circumstances like impaired lymphatic flow that can complicate fluid resorption. But assuming fluid isn't continually produced eventually ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
6cm X 6cm?: That is a relatively large mass. It may be a lipoma if it is soft and freely movable, but without an exam and then a definitive biopsy, it is impossi ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes.: Best to discuss with an orthopedic or sports medicine physician specializing in knee injuries/maladies.
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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 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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