Baker's Cyst Symptoms

Do you have any symptoms of Baker's Cyst? Do you even know what they are? Learn more about each symptom of this condition below and what to do if you think you may have Baker's Cyst.


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Symptoms of Baker's Cyst

A Baker's cyst may exhibit no symptoms at all. The following are common symptoms of a Baker's cysts. If you experience any of these symptoms, do not assume it is due to a Baker's cyst but see your doctor:

  • Rounded swelling behind the knee about the size of a golf ball
  • Pain or pressure in the back of the knee joint, which can travel to the calf muscle
  • Aching or tenderness after exercise and bending the knee


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