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A 28-year-old female asked about a 62-year-old female:

Hav baker's cyst in left leg fr dat had injection in knee last month, now have intense stretching pain in leg and sumtme upto hip n ankle is swollen?

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Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Athritis? Blood clot: A Baker's cyst is really about arthritis in the knee. You will need arthritis care including physical therapy. If you have leg swelling, though, then there is something else going on - perhaps a blood clot. That needs to get checked right away. Hope that helps.

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Last updated Nov 26, 2016

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