A 35-year-old male asked:
Heard a pop behind my knee. Sharp pain in the middle of the back of my knee.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Susan Arnoult answered
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Activity?: What activity were you doing when the pop occurred? It could be a rupture of a Baker's cyst (benign cyst that occurs behind the knee) or it could be a ligament rupture which is more serious. Is the knee swollen or feel like it's going to give out? I would elevate, rest and ice the knee for the next 24 hours and if it's no better see your doctor or urgent care.
Answered on Feb 4, 2017
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