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Lower leg issues.: These are 2 different diagnoses that may both result in knee and/or lower leg pain and problems with the way you walk. A baker's cyst (popliteal cyst) is a true cyst located in the space "behind" the knee. If large enough, it may affect the calf muscles but usually a cyst does not involve the muscles. Baker's cysts may change size, so that they seem to involve the calf, but they are at the knee. ...Read more
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Doppler showed a complex cyst in calf. Orthopedist referred me to an oncologist. Is he suspecting a tumor? Only sx is pain in calf while walking.
Diagnosed on 3/10 with an infection subcutaneous tissue, bacterial and impetigo on face. Given augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). now have a peri cyst and calf stiff. ?
I'm 26 and i'm feeling a pain on the right side of lower back, to my vagina that radiates down to my rght calf.Could I have ovary cysts, or sth else?
Very unlikely. The -: B cyst can burst causing acute pain in the calf, which resembles a strain, but it does not cause a calf strain. ...Read more
Be seen: Generally, ganglion cysts, including a baker cyst, will generally feel better when they evacuate. Be seen as your symptoms are not typical. ...Read more
Not usually: Baker's cysts generally arise on their own. ...Read more