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I have a fluid filked cyst on knee. Dr says shed drain it but we both agree it come back. So what can I do for the pain. I'm only 19 w/ a bad knee?

I have a fluid filked cyst on knee. Dr says shed drain it but we both agree it come back. So what can I do for the pain. I'm only 19 w/ a bad knee?

Referral: It may be baker's cyst you are saying or synovial cyst. What we can do in the clinic are all temporary. Try a referral to an orthopedist who deal with these more and can do certain things like marsupialization and you may be one who needs it. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

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


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Best treatment for baker's cyst on knee?

Best treatment for baker's cyst on knee?

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 indication of pathology in the knee itself. To "treat" a baker's cyst therefore requires that the problem in the knee be treated- the cyst will then typically go away. See an orthopaedic surgeon for further advice. ...Read more

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Cyst in knee when will it be necessary to havepartial or whole knee replacement?

Cyst in knee when will it be necessary to havepartial or whole knee replacement?

Orthopedics: A cyst behind the knee often referred to as a bakers cyst is not often a cause for knee replacement. Cysts may cause pain/discomfort but are usually treated conservatively with nsaids (ibuprofen/naproxen). ...Read more

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Mri showed fluid and cyst in knee. Along with arthritic and cartilage changes. I have had pain and swelling x 1 week. What should I do at this point?

Mri showed fluid and cyst in knee. Along with arthritic and cartilage changes.  I have had pain and swelling x 1 week.  What should I do at this point?

Conservative therapy: I would talk to the doctor who ordered the MRI and ask specifically about conservative options for treatment. Many knee issues including arthritic and cartilage changes can be managed with good physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medicines, and weight loss (if that's a contributing factor to the pain). Surgery is reserved for when conservative options fail. Best of luck! ...Read more

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And what will happen if i don't get the ACL and medial meniscus interposition synovial fluid/cysts and knee joint effusion fixed?

And what will happen if i don't get the ACL and medial meniscus interposition synovial fluid/cysts and knee joint effusion fixed?

Arthritis: First of all, it may cause ongoing loss of function and pain it will also lead to the earlier emergence of osteoarthritis with even more potential pain and loss of function. ...Read more

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I have cysts on my knee will they be removed if I asked ?

I have  cysts on my knee will they be removed if I asked  ?

Depends: That depends on what they are and if they need to be removed. There are some cysts and lumps that, if causing no real problems, are best left alone. ...Read more

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Whats a cyst in the knee ?

Whats a cyst in the knee ?

Many reasons: You could have cyst form torn cartilage, you could have a cyst from inflammations of the joints like rheumatoid arthritis, some time you could cyst in children’s.. ...Read more

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How do you treat a baker's cyst on the knee?

How do you treat a  baker's cyst on the knee?

Difficult: A baker's cyst is an out pouching of joint fluid found in the back of the knee. It forms when there is excess joint fluid in the knee usually related to chronic arthritis the knee. Sometimes the cysts are painful but usually they cause a sense of restricted range of motion. I will occasionally drain them with a needle (did one last week) if they are bothersome but they usually come back. ...Read more

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Can cyst under a knee disappear without surgical intervention?

Can cyst under a knee disappear without surgical intervention?

Bakers cyst: Usually bakers cyst does not require any intervention unless it hurts. Over time, it can shrink. ...Read more