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I read this site daily. It has helped me tremendously. I am at 8 1/2 weeks

And doing fantastic. My only problem is RA and Osteoporosis. I had a Baker's

Cyst behind knee I had surgery on. I have to have surgery on my other knee and

I also have a Baker's Cyst behind that knee. My surgeon said it could come

Back on the knee I had TKR. Has anyone else experienced this.? What are

the chances of it coming back. Baker's Cyst are very painful.

Mary Kay

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    I had first three weeks of great pt, then my bakers cyst ruptured and filled my calf with fluid from the knee joint.Synovial fluid is the name.Took me three weeks with my leg elevated to drain the calf.nobody would try to drain it.set me back with pt but am SLoWLy carptching up.Pain from calf was brutal and could not really walk.cyst is ok as long as it does not rupture! Good luck.
  • Posted

    Do you have both RA and osteoporosis
    • Posted

      Had TKR no RA ,just knee that had to be replaced from sport activity. I am now 70 but pretty active,
    • Posted

      Yes, baker cyst has been there for twenty years but never caused too much pain.But surgery must have created a lot of fluid in cyst that made it rupture. Most orthopedic durgeons feel they are benign so they do not remove before surgery,
    • Posted

      I have RA?????? and osteoporosis.

      I have 2 specialists say I have RA and

      2 specialists say I don't .

      What do u do when no agrees? It effects my

      knees and other areas.

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    My surgeon told me that the reason for the baker's cyst was because of the bad joint (no cartiledge and arthritis).  And once I had my partial knee replacement, the baker's cyst would automatically drain and go away.

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      My surgeon is one of the best. He said that the Bakers Cyst can come back.

      Has anyone heard this before?

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