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I have old ligament in right knee now there's a bakers cyst there can't get help or answers bearly even walk?

I have old ligament in right knee now there's a bakers cyst there can't get help or answers bearly even walk?

Most likely problem : In the joint. A baker's cyst is a fluid-filled cyst that causes a bulge and a feeling of tightness behind your knee. The pain can get worse when you fully flex or extend your knee or when you're active.Get it checked and ask if your doctor if will order MRI on the knee that ould give him a good about your problem. ...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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What a baker cyst?

What a baker cyst?

Pocket of fluid: A baker's cyst is a pocket of fluid that can develop behind your knee when your knee is hurt like arthritis or a cartilage tear. You can feel pain or tightness. Treatment depends on what's causing it. Please talk with your doc about what to do next. ...Read more

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What's a baker cyst?

What's a baker cyst?

Cyst behind the knee: A baker's cyst is classically a fluid filled cyst behind the knee. The cyst usually communicates with the knee via a small hole in the capsule or via the base of a tear in a meniscus. The knee makes fluid normally, but osteoarthritis or a mensical tear can cause an increase in fluid production, thus increasing pressure. The pathway of least resistance is out the back of the knee where a cyst forms. ...Read more

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Is baker cyst inherited?

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Is baker cyst inherited?

No: In addition to what dr. Ekizian as said, we should be aware that the largest risk factor for osteoarthritis and inflammatory arthritis is genetic and inherited. Because of this, the baker's cyst in turn has a large genetic or inherited component. ...Read more

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How does one get a baker cyst, and how do you make it go away?

How does one get a baker cyst, and how do you make it go away?

Related to knee inj: A bakers cyst is an accumulation of fluid behind the knee the cyst itself is typically uncomfortable, but may may related to some internal derangement in the knee. If the cyst and discomfort remains, consider an orthopedic exam and possible MRI to evaluate a possible meniscal tear. ...Read more

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What causes and treats a bakers cyst?

What causes and treats a bakers cyst?

Arthritis/inflammati: Baker cyst is a fluid filled process located behind the knee. In adults it is often the consequences of arthritis or inflammed meniscal. It is diagnosed by physical exam as well as doppler ultrasound. It can rupture and cause leg swelling and can present similarly as an episode of phlebitus or as a blood clot. Referral to ortho if no response to nsaids. ...Read more

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Is 2cm considered a large bakers cyst?

Is 2cm considered a large bakers cyst?

Size can be relative: As your body size or habitus plays a role and a Baker's cyst can also vary in size. It's location behind the knee can affect its prominence as well. There are definitely much larger Baker's cysts out there! ...Read more

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Is 9cm an average size of a bakers cyst?

Is 9cm an average size of a bakers cyst?

Bakers cyst: That's a fairly large cyst. You likely have some pathology in your knee. Check in with an Orthopaedist. ...Read more

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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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How long dose it take for bakers cyst to go away?

How long dose it take for bakers cyst to go away?

Variable duration: Bakers cyst is an outpatching of the joint capsule of the knee. any injury within the knee can cause swelling to forces this capsule to expand posteriorly. it will diminish as the inflammatory process or injury resolves. ...Read more

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What can I do to alleviate pain from bakers cyst?

What can I do to alleviate pain from bakers cyst?

Consult your Dr: The orthopedic surgeon could help you find the best solution/ treatment. ...Read more

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Need expert help. Can I pop a bakers cyst at home?

Need expert help. Can I pop a bakers cyst at home?

Bakers cyst: I wouldn't recommend . But extremely hard and painful and high recurrence ...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 would cause a bakers cyst to form out of nowhere?

What would cause a bakers cyst to form out of nowhere?

It depends.: It can be a meniscal tear or arthritis, that is causing the knee to produce fluid, which can collect in the back of the knee, thus, forming a baker's cyst. See an orthopedic knee specialist, who can determine the origin of the cyst. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could somebody pop a bakers cyst at home?

Not intentionally: Sometimes they rupture from activity or trauma and are very painful. A person should not try to do this intentionally. The cyst lies close to major vessels and nerves and would require more force than you could safely impart. In any case, a Baker's cyst is usually caused by a problem in your knee. It will return if the cause isn't addressed. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how do I help get better with bakers cyst?

Bakers cyst.: A bakers cyst is the result of some other structural damage in the knee joint, that produces the fluid that creates the cyst. It's usually a meniscus tear or arthritis. See an orthopedic knee specialist for an exact diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why didn't the ultrasound detect a bakers cyst? What else could it be?

Why didn't the ultrasound detect a bakers cyst? What else could it be?

Usually dose: It could be any other tumor type tissue, the area have a lot of pathology, solid tumor from the nerve vesseles and tendons. ...Read more

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Can a MRI see a baker cyst ?

Can a MRI see a baker cyst ?

Yes: A bakers cyst can easily been seen on an simple ultrasound. Mri will give much more details regarding other structures and possible pathology of the need as well. If necessary the fluid in a bakers cyst can be aspirated with a needle under ultrasound, but there is a recurrence rate to be expected. ...Read more

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