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Treatment for ruptured baker s cyst

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
Rheumatology 53 years experience
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 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
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
Dr. Marc Schneider
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
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
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 30 years experience
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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Isobe
Phlebology 55 years experience
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
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
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
Family Medicine 31 years experience
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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
This scenario certainly suggests that a ruptured Baker's cyst is quite likely. I believe that Inflammatory processes like RA or clotting from adenomy... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 38 years experience
Yes.: Best to discuss with an orthopedic or sports medicine physician specializing in knee injuries/maladies.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moris Girgis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
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
Pain Management 28 years experience
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
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Be seen: Generally, ganglion cysts, including a baker cyst, will generally feel better when they evacuate. Be seen as your symptoms are not typical.