After arthroscopic surgery 8 months ago, I developed a swollen area under my right knee slightly to the left from my vantage pt.It is sore and is still swollen. 2" x1 1/2" What is this sack and will it ever leave? I also have a Baker's cyst in back of my knee which is under control.
Gretchen age 77
Well, without an evaluation it would be difficult to tell; though if the swelling is soft and has remained for 8 months without any associated symptoms, it is likely to be a cyst, which may or may not resolve by itself. I would suggest getting this evaluated by your orthopedician for an accurate diagnosis and if an intervention would be required, so that it can be managed accordingly.
Hope this helps.
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