Aspir, Meds, Rest
Let's make sure we're talking about the same thing first.
A baker's cyst
is also known as a popliteal cyst. It is located on the back of your knee. It appears as a fluid-filled mass.
To treat a painful baker's cyst, your doctor may first want to confirm with ultrasound or other imaging
. Needle aspiration with cortisone
injection, anti-inflammatory medications and rest usually leads to resolution.
Answer assisted by Thomas Wolski Jr, Medical Student