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A 37-year-old female asked about a 37-year-old member:

I woke up to pain in the back of my right knee. i googled and it mentioned baker cyst but i do not see any lumps. should i rest it and give it a few days before consulting with a doctor? im on the pill so concerned about blood clots.. thanks

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Dr. Md abdullah Yousuf
Urgent Care 12 years experience
Knee pain: Just because you have pain behind your knees, does not mean baker cysts. There is more history needed to know. Is this the first time its happening. Did you walk, exercise, picked up heavy things the previous day etc. Also calf pain is more worrisome for blood clot than knee pain. If your pain is not improving, getting worse, then seek medical attention. A HealthTap Doctor Consult could be a start
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