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Home relief for baker's cyst? I think I have another baker's cyst based on past experience. What can I do for home relief? Should I use my crutches?

Home relief for baker's cyst? I think I have another baker's cyst based on past experience. What can I do for home relief? Should I use my crutches?

Pain control: You can try to apply ice, or take an anti-inflammatory medication such as Ibuprofen or naproxen. A neoprene sleeve by help with compression as well. If the pain is more down in the calf with swelling, you should seek medical attention immediately to rule out a blood clot. It is also important to follow up with a physician to determine why you are getting baker's cysts. ...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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Is there a cure or relief from bakers cyst?

Is there a cure or relief from bakers cyst?

Yes: The cyst behind the knee comes from excess fluid production in the knee. Usually it is related to a meniscal tear irritating the joint. An MRI scan will reveal the intra-articular problem and an arthroscopic surgery of the knee will allow the baker's cyst to shrink away again. ...Read more

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What is a treatment and relief for bakers cyst?

What is a treatment and relief for bakers cyst?

Depends: Bakers cyst is a collection of fluid behind the knee. The fluid is usually extruded from the knee after irritation or injury. They're closely linked to meniscus tears and if this is the case then surgery to repair or remove the tear may cause the cyst to resolve. Sometimes draining the cyst and injecting steroid into it can relieve the symptoms. ...Read more

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What should I do to relieve ovarian cyst pain?

What should I do to relieve ovarian cyst pain?

Ovarian cyst: A cyst (follicle) ruptures each month as you ovulate. Sometimes, the follicle (cyst) that contains the egg that you should ovulate grows bigger and the egg inside stops developing. The cyst may rupture and cause pain or discomfort. Using ibuprofen, naproxen, or some type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent will help with the pain. ...Read more

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Can you give me some tips for relief from bakers cyst?

Strengthening: Typically Baker's cyst do not need any treatment. If it is causing pain, anti-inflammatory medication may help. Stretching and strengthening of the muscles surrounding the knee will help. Ultimately, the fluid may need to be drained if causing too much pain. ...Read more

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What kinds of foods can help relieve the pain from my ovarian cyst?

What kinds of foods can help relieve the pain from my ovarian cyst?

Awaiting surgery?: Removing the cyst is the only way to really be rid of the pain, but while you wait - in addition to what your doctor provides (IF they don't tell you not to eat these items) here's ideas: http://greatist.com/health/foods-pain-relief Hang in there - have real treatment ASAP! ...Read more

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How do I relieve the pain from an ovarian cyst? Dont want surgery

How do I relieve the pain from an ovarian cyst? Dont want surgery

Ovarian cyst: If your pain i'd truly caused by an ovarian cyst, only surgery will solve the problem. ...Read more

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I've a cyst on my right ovary what should I do doctors say just take pain relief it will stop pains any other advice?

I've a cyst on my right ovary what should I do doctors say just take pain relief it will stop pains any other advice?

Physiologic?: Assuming that your doctors have performed a pelvic exam, a sonogram of the pelvis. If there advice was simply to watch and wait, then odds are your cyst is "physiologic" meaning that there is a cyst present but it is simply part of ovulation and cycling and should go away without producing any significant problems over any significant length of time. If no sonogram or pelvic exam=get this done. ...Read more

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I had surgery to remove an ovary/cyst last week and the incision sites itch really bad! is there anything i can do to relieve the itching?

I had surgery to remove an ovary/cyst last week and the incision sites itch really bad! is there anything i can do to relieve the itching?

Ask your surgeon...: I would hate to advise you to use a otc steroid cream and have your surgeon be against that. While it may reduce the itching, it can also delay the healing. I like traumeel cream for this purpose because it is a natural topical anti-inflammatory and promotes healing. ...Read more